Rao Rampilla

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
That's My Boy (2012) | Gandhi, Untouchables and Me (2015) | Chuck (2016)
AKA 
R.N. Rao | Rampilla Narayana Rao
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 40-60
GUILDS *
DG | SAG-AFTRA
ETHNICITY *
Indian/South Asian | Middle Eastern
HAIR *
Brown (Short)
EYES *
Brown
WEIGHT *
135 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
VOICE TYPE *
Baritone
ATHLETICS *
Tennis | Cycling | Swimming
ACCENTS *
Middle Eastern
LANGUAGES *
Telugu | Hindi | French
INSTRUMENTS *
Harmonica
DANCE *
Disco
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Voice Over | Film | Music Video | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Industrial | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/raorampilla
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (7 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Bollywood to HollywoodBollywood to Hollywood (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 9 episodes, 2013–2017 ) , Himself - Host / Host / Himself ( 6 episodes, 2013–2015 ) , Host, Himself / Host-Himself / Host ( 4 episodes, 2013–2017 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2013 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 2015–2017 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2013–2017 12
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  • Primary photo for The Art Heroes ProjectThe Art Heroes Project (TV Series) Live Director ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Opulently Dressed Indian Man ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Bridget ShowThe Bridget Show (TV Movie) Holyman  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Friday Night LightsFriday Night Lights (TV Series) Cabbie ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for 30 Rock30 Rock (TV Series) Fruit Salesman ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Tracy Does Conan (Dec 7, 2006) Fruit Salesman (as R.N. Rao)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Air Sitar Player ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • Episode #12.168 (Aug 12, 2005) Air Sitar Player (as R.N. Rao)  Less
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • NEW DEAL OR NO DEAL - ITS ALL ABOUT ME * – Nehru/Himself ACTORS STUDIO
  • DRESSED IN YOUR DREAMS (S.R.) * – Father THE PUBLIC THEATRE, NYC
  • THE CRAZY LADY OF CHAILLOT * – Dr. Jadin MEDICINE SHOW THEATRE, NYC
  • THE MUMMERS PLAY * – The King of Egypt MEDICINE SHOW THEATRE, NYC
  • A FAR SHORE (S.R.) * – Dr. Ambedkar (Lead) CASTILLO THEATRE, NYC
  • CHE * – News Reporter CASTILLO THEATRE, NYC
  • OPEN THEATRE * – Ensemble MEDICINE SHOW THEATRE, NYC
  • RANGOON (S.R.) * – Moti Lal PAN ASIAN REPEROTY, NYC
  • AS YOU LIKE IT * – Adam FLAM BOYAN THEATRE, NYC
  • ROMEO & JULIET * – Capulets Party Planner LA TEA THEATRE, NYC
  • OTHELLO * – Duke of Venice and Musician LA TEA THEATRE, NYC
  • MACBETH * – Oldman & Messenger LA TEA THEATRE, NYC
  • POONA PACT A SKETCH COMEDY * – Narrator & Barak Obama COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NYC
  • GANDHI, DALITS & ME * – One Man show UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, DRAMATISTS GUILD, LA TEA
  • HAPPY HOUR * – Recurring role MICHAEL CHEKHOV THEATRE, NYC
  • A CARIBBEAN CHRISTMAS CAROL * – Scrooge WASHINGTON IRVING THEATRE, NYC
  • CAMILLE * – Baron Varville COMMON BASIS THEATRE, NYC

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • The Juilliard School * 2007 New York, NY

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Color Tape International Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia * – Directing 2016

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Alan Arkin * – Improv Technique Training ICM Partners
  • Austin Pendleton * – Acting Coach 2126752370

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Reviews
VOICE OVERS
  • * GHOST RECON 4 (VIDEO GAME)

    TANQERINE

    LOWE'S RADIO

    MTV

    ESPN

    ALL INDIA RADIO & TV.
COMMERCIALS
  • * VISA Super Bowl commercial 2002
    (Kevin Bacon's Doctor)
    (Based on Kevin Bacon's 6 Degrees of Separation

    25 other National Commercials

    Conflicts and Print Jobs
    Available Upon Request)
ACTING TRAINING
  • * Alan Arkin (of the Second City) (Workshops)

    Nancy Bishop (Workshop in Prague, Czech)

    Austin Pendleton (of the Steppenwolf Theater) (6 years)

    Suzanne Shepherd (Meisner) (2 years)

    The Juilliard School (3 years)

    The Lee Strasberg (1 year)

    The School for Film & TV
    (Meisner Technique & Script Analysis of Stella Adler)
Legal Career
  • * LL.M. (USA); Diploma in EU (Brussels); B.S.; J.D.; LL.M. (INDIA)
    I was the first Indian ever to be in the Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations.

    Full-time Acting career commenced in 2002.
SPECIAL SKILLS
  • * Barry Harris Jazz Choir

    Poet

    Yoga Teacher

    Tai Chi

    Drivers License

    Disco dance (70's, 80's & 90's)

    Sing

    Harmonica

    Attorney/Diplomat

    Accents (US, Indian, Oxford Indian)

    Speak (Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, French)

    Current US Passport.
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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