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Richard Montoya is an actor and writer, known for Water & Power (2013), Nacho Libre (2006) and Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire (2019). See full bio »

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Known For

Water & Power Writer
Nacho Libre Guillermo
Falling Down Detective Sanchez


Jump to: Actor | Writer | Producer | Director | Self
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 2017 Another Barrio (Video)
Roberto Morales
 2015 The Other Barrio
Bob Morales
 2011 Larry Crowne
Carlos (as Richard J. Montoya)
 2009 Cowboys & Outlaws (TV Series documentary)
Charlie Bowdre
- Billy the Kid (2009) ... Charlie Bowdre
 2006 Nacho Libre
 2005 Culture Clash in AmeriCCa
 2003 The 3 Wise Men (English version, voice)
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Princely Guy
- The Twelve Dancing Princesses (1997) ... Princely Guy (voice)
 1993 Culture Clash (TV Series)
 1993 Falling Down
Detective Sanchez
 1992 Great Performances (TV Series)
- A Bowl of Beings (1992) ... Vinnie (uncredited)
 1992/I Hero
 1992 Encino Man
Enrique - 'Culture Clash'
 1991 Lucky Luke
1st Indian
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (6 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(March 9 to April 1, 2012) His play, "American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose," was performed in co-production with the La Jolla Playhouse at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Culture Clash and Jo Bonney were developers. Jo Bonney was also director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard J. Montoya | Richard J Montoya

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He was awarded the 2007 Back Stage Garland Award for Playwriting for "Water & Power" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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