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Overview (2)

Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Nickname Rick

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Romancito is a Native American actor living in Taos, New Mexico USA. He is of Taos and Zuni Pueblo heritage. After working in a variety of motion pictures in his youth, among them "Rooster Cogburn and The Lady" with John Wayne and Katharine Hepburn, and "Showdown" with Dean Martin and Rock Hudson, he pursued an interest in art and filmmaking. Upon his move to Taos, he began working for The Taos News where he won numerous awards for his writing and photojournalism. In 2006, he won a New Mexico Governor's Cup Short Screenplay Award for an adaptation of his own short story titled "Benito's Gift." The award led to his directing a short film that premiered at th Santa Fe Film Festival. He is editor of The Taos News arts and entertainment magazine, Tempo, where he also shoots and edits sort journalistic stories for the newspaper's website.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Richard Romancito

Trivia (2)

Was kicked by John Wayne when Wayne thought he missed a cue during filming of "Rooster Cognurn".
Was complimented for his even temperament by co-star Katharine Hepburn during the sometimes difficult "Rooster Cogburn filming.

Personal Quotes (1)

It was coyotes - as Ben Mamoa in Nightwings

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