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Ricardo M. Kaplan

Ricardo was born in Mexico City and grew up in Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico. He is one of six children. He has a twin brother; his father was from the State of Coahuila in Mexico and his mother from San Francisco, California, US. He attended his senior year of HS. in Lakewood High School, Lakewood Ohio as an exchange student with the AFS program. ... See full bio »

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Apocalypto Art Department
The Mask of Zorro
The Mask of Zorro Special Effects
After Earth
After Earth Miscellaneous Crew
Man on Fire
Man on Fire Art Department


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 2017 Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series) (art department coordinator - 16 episodes)
- Sleigh Ride (2017) ... (art department coordinator - uncredited)
- Things Bad Begun (2017) ... (art department coordinator - uncredited)
- El Matadero (2017) ... (art department coordinator - uncredited)
- This Land Is Your Land (2017) ... (art department coordinator - uncredited)
- Brother's Keeper (2017) ... (art department coordinator - uncredited)
 2016/II Sundown (art department coordinator)
 2015 Little Boy (art department coordinator)
 2015 A la mala (art department coordinator)
 2012 Ventanas al mar (assistant art director)
 2011 World Express - Atemlos durch Mexiko (TV Movie) (assistant art director)
 2006 Apocalypto (art department coordinator - as Ricardo Mendoza Kaplan)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro (art department coordinator)
 2004 Man on Fire (art department coordinator - as Ricardo Mendoza-Kaplan)
 2002 King of Texas (TV Movie) (art department coordinator)
 1995 Desperado (assistant art director)
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Experience on Cost Analyst for Construction companies and Construction Foreman since 1985 when not working for movies.

Alternate Names:

Ricardo Mendoza Kaplan | Ricardo Mendoza | Ricardo Mendoza-Kaplan


5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

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