King Rikki

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King Rikki
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Directed by James Gavin Bedford
Written by Jesse Graham
based on the play Richard III by William Shakespeare
Starring Jon Seda
Mario López
Tonantzin Carmelo
Timothy Paul Perrez
Release date
  • 2002 (2002)

King Rikki (titled The Street King in some releases) is a 2002 drama film starring Jon Seda, Mario López, Tonantzin Carmelo and Timothy Paul Perrez. [1] This film was based on the play Richard III by William Shakespeare. It was directed by James Gavin Bedford and written by Jesse Graham. [1]

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Jon Seda American actor

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Tonantzín Carmelo is an American actress. Descending on her mother's side from Tongva and Kumeyaay Native Americans of Southern California, she grew up performing in a Native American dance troupe led by her mother, Virginia Carmelo. Branching out into acting during college, she has since appeared in theater productions and independent films. A graduate of UC Irvine. Her acclaimed stage roles include Anita in the play Exmagare, Christina Kahlo/Paula in Frida Kahlo, and multiple characters in Malinche. She is in national commercials and starred in the feature film King Rikki with Jon Seda and Mario López. Carmelo is a traditional Aztec dancer and pre-Columbian musician, recording 3 CDs with Canyon Records. She is an Emerging Voice with the California Indian Storytellers Association and a mentor for the Native Voices Youth Playwright Project. She has recently provided her likeness and voice for the character Kendra Daniels in EA's survival horror video game Dead Space.

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References

  1. 1 2 "King Rikki". Turner Classic Movies . Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved October 2, 2016.