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Rick Najera


California born Rick Najera started his artistic career as an actor. He is an award-winning actor-writer-director-producer with credits in film, television, theatre and Broadway. Early in his career he was inspired and mentored by Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg, Keenen Ivory Wayans and comic legend Cheech Marin. Realizing there were few ... See full bio »

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 2015 Taco Shop (screenplay) (post-production)
 2013 Viva America (contributing writer)
 2008 Nothing Like the Holidays (screenplay)
 2008 Loco Comedy Jam Volume 1 (Video)
 2007 Ceasar and Chuy (TV Series)
 2007 The Pain of the Macho (Short) (written by)
 2007 The Homies Hip Hop Show (TV Series)
 2006 BBQ Bill (Video short)
 2003-2005 MADtv (TV Series) (writer - 47 episodes)
- Episode #10.23 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode #10.22 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode #10.21 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode #10.20 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode #10.18 (2005) ... (writer)
 1998 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Happily Ever After (1998) ... (writer)
 1993 Townsend Television (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.9 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.8 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... (writer)
  In Living Color (TV Series) (3 episodes) (writer - 27 episodes, 1992 - 1993)
- Undigable Hosts (1993) ... (writer)
- In Living Color's Feedback Line (1993) ... (writer)
- Stacy Koon's Police Academy (1993) ... (writer)
- Bunny Clive (1993) ... (writer)
- Thelma and Louise Jefferson (1993) ... (writer)
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Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Other Works:

: Performs in "Latinologues" play he also wrote (Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).

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Personal Quote:

An artist must create as he must breathe. Without one or the other, he has neither life nor soul.

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Early in his career he was inspired and mentored by Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg, Keenen Ivory Wayans and comedian Cheech Marin. Realizing there were few roles for him to play, he took matters into his own hands and started writing his way into Hollywood. See more »

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Latinologues

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