Rico Rodriguez began acting in 2006, inspired by his older sister Raini, who also decided to pursue an acting career. He made his debut in the short film Los Tamales, and later played roles in Epic Movie, The No Sit List and Opposite Day. He also held a recurring role in the Disney series Cory in the House. In 2009, he joined the cast of ABC's Modern Family, as the unusually mature Manny Delgado, a role which gained him attention from critics.
- Los Tamales (2006)
- Epic Movie (2007)
- Parker (2007)
- The No Sit List (2008)
- Opposite Day (2009)
- Cory in the House (recurring, 2007)
- Modern Family (regular, 2009-present)