Ricardo Chavira

Ricardo Chavira

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1971-09-01 (49 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Austin, Texas, U.S.

13 Movies · 20 TV shows

Also Known As: Ricardo Antonio Chavira · Ricardo S. Chavira · Ricardo A. Chavira · Richard Antonio Chavira · Richardo Antonio Chavira

Biography

Ricardo Antonio Chavira (born September 1, 1971) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Carlos Solis in the television series Desperate Housewives (2004–2012). He plays Abraham Quintanilla in the Netflix original series Selena: The Series (2020).

Personal Life

Chavira is a supporter of breast cancer research as his mother, Elizabeth Ries Chavira, died of breast and ovarian cancer when she was 43 years old. Chavira is San Antonio's honorary spokesman for the charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and last June served as the National Team Captain for the Race for the Cure in Washington, D.C. Chavira and James Denton were the 2005 spokespeople for the Lee National Denim Day breast cancer fundraiser.In October 2019, Chavira talked on Twitter about the relatively light prison sentence that his former Desperate Housewives castmate Felicity Huffman received for her role in the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal, citing "White Privilege."

Early Life

Chavira was born in Austin, Texas, the son of a Bexar County judge, Juan Antonio Chavira. Raised in San Antonio, he graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and the University of the Incarnate Word. He is a '00 UC San Diego Alumnus and received his Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of California San Diego's graduate acting program in 2000, and moved to Los Angeles shortly thereafter. Since then, he has worked in film, television and theatre.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies
Cosmic Radio

Cosmic Radio

2021
When his wealthy father pulls the plug on his radio station, a trust fund kid tries to save it.
Reefa

Reefa

2021
He spent his last summer in Miami with his family and friends. I will be moving to New York City to pursue an art scholarship. While Israel and his friends skateboard the city streets and spray paint ...

2020.

1 TV show
TV
Selena: The Series

Selena: The Series

4.67
2020
When Selena comes of age, she and her family have to make difficult decisions.

2019.

2 Movies
Christmas Reservations

Christmas Reservations

7.17
2019
Holly works at the family lodge at the Treeline Ski Resort. Every event she plans, she keeps the guests happy. Holly discovers that she has her own doubts about life and love when her college sweethea...
Narco Soldiers

Narco Soldiers

7.5
2019
Narco Soldiers is a timely, action-packed crime thriller that explores the resurgence of the Caribbean drug routes and one couple's violent, Bonnie and Clyde-style rise to power.

2017.

1 TV show
TV
Santa Clarita Diet

Santa Clarita Diet

5.6
2017
They're ordinary husband and wife until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. It was a good way to go.

2015.

1 Movie
Being Charlie

Being Charlie

2015
When Charlie breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehabilitation center. He is forced to battle with drugs when he meets ...

2014.

1 TV show
TV
Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin

6.3
2014
A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated by artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her religious family and make the right choices about her child. The...

2013.

1 TV show
TV
Welcome to the Family

Welcome to the Family

7.5
2013
Welcome to the Family is an American television series that aired on NBC from October 3, to October 17, 2013 on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Eastern/7:30 p.m. Central, after Parks and Recreation. On May 10,...

2010.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Hawaii Five-0

Hawaii Five-0

5.9
2010
Steve McGarrett returned to his hometown of Oahu to find his father's killer. He was offered the chance to run his own task force. Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua are members ...
Dead Space: Aftermath

Dead Space: Aftermath

2010
The year is 2509 and Earth has lost contact with the USG O'Bannon, who were sent to rescue them. Four crew members of the O'Bannon are alive. Dead Space: Aftermath is a fast paced, horrifying thrill r...
Chasing 3000

Chasing 3000

2010
As the 1972 baseball season draws to a close and star player Roberto Clemente prepares to knock hit number 3000 out of the park, two brothers -- one of whom is afflicted with muscular dystrophy -- mak...
Piranha 3D

Piranha 3D

2010
Every year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. An earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormo...

2009.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13

5.65
2009
Two secret service agents, Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer, were assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13 after saving the life of the President. The Warehouse is a top secret facility that houses danger...
TV
Castle

Castle

6.85
2009
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigati...
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

6
2009
A $1 billion bounty is on the heads of the Man of Steel and his partner in crime, Batman, after the United States President used a meteorite to frame Superman. The pursuit of Superman and Batman is be...

2008.

2 Movies
Saving God

Saving God

2008
A changed man is looking to take over his father's old church. Drugs and gangs can be found in the neighborhood. Those who are able are leaving for more prosperous areas and falling in with a preacher...
Days of Wrath

Days of Wrath

2008
The lives of people in Los Angeles are interwoven.

2007.

1 Movie
Rockaway

Rockaway

2007
A decorated war hero just returned from Afghanistan after his wife and child were murdered. The destruction of his family was caused by the new forces of crime and prostitution that have moved into hi...

2006.

1 TV show
TV
The Megan Mullally Show

The Megan Mullally Show

2006
The Megan Mullally Show is an American talk show hosted by Megan Mullally that debuted in syndication on September 18, 2006, and was cancelled in January 2007 due to its low ratings. Early promotions ...

2005.

1 TV show
TV
The Tyra Banks Show

The Tyra Banks Show

5.5
2005
The Tyra Banks Show, also known as and shortened to Tyra or The Tyra Show, is an American talk show hosted by Tyra Banks. The last new episode aired on Friday, May 28, 2010. The show featured many spe...

2004.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
The Tony Danza Show

The Tony Danza Show

2004
The Tony Danza Show was a daytime variety talk show that premiered on September 13, 2004 in syndication and was distributed by Buena Vista Television.
TV
Desperate Housewives

Desperate Housewives

6.71
2004
Mary Alice Young doesn't want to see her friends and family. It's a way of death. Mary Alice had a perfect house. She's taking us into the lives of her family, friends and neighbors, commenting from h...
The Alamo

The Alamo

2004
The 1836 standoff at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, was based on a confrontation between a group of Texan and Tejano men and Mexican dictator Santa Anna's forces.

2003.

2 TV shows
TV
Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

6.3
2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs on ABC.
TV
Joan of Arcadia

Joan of Arcadia

6
2003
Joan has begun acting strange since her family moved to the city. Various people give directions to a teenager to do things. Unsure of what God wants, and if she's even sane, Joan begins to follow God...

2002.

2 TV shows
TV
George Lopez

George Lopez

4.5
2002
George Lopez is a comedian. The show was on ABC from March 27 to May 8.
TV
Monk

Monk

5.76
2002
Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, renowned for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. After his wife's murder, he had an e...

2001.

3 TV shows
TV
24

24

6.29
2001
24 is an American television series that is syndicated around the world. The real time method of narration is used in every episode of the season.
TV
The Division

The Division

2001
The Division has Bonnie Bedelia in it. The San Francisco Police Department's women police officers were the focus of the series. The series ended on June 28, 2004.
TV
Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

6.14
2001
A group of people are being looked at. When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challengi...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
The View

The View

6
1997
On ABC daytime's morning chat fest, the most exciting events of the day are being discussed. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are...

1995.

1 TV show
TV
JAG

JAG

4.4
1995
"Harm" Rabb Jr. He is the son of a man. The elite legal wing of the military that prosecutes and defends those accused of military-related crimes is known as the JAG division. He works with the lieute...
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