Born & raised in Los Angeles, Rudy grew up in Lincoln Heights a tight knit community that has produced many famous actors, singers, athletes and even a comedian.
Rudy started his career in show business at age 13 , when he formed his first ( of many ) garage bands, he then went on after high school to be a radio disc jockey , also working as a DJ in many So. California nightclubs. After years of performing as a mobile DJ, he was approached by Rudy Salas, the leader of the famed rock group TIERRA and asked if he would consider doing stand-up.He began by opening for the band at their gigs, and the response was huge! From there Rudy began opening for several different acts, including Ice Cube, Natalie Cole, Los Lobo ,LynyrdSkynrd , and the legendary Smokey Robinson to name just a few .
A year into his career he was asked by Producer Jeff Valdez to appear on TV’s Comedy Compadres and since then he has appeared on over 35 TV shows including Luis , Everybody Loves Raymond, E.R., A.U.S.A., Showtime’s Latino Laugh Festival and on NBC’s highly acclaimed mini- series KINGPIN to which he received rave reviews. Rudy was also named the 1998-99 Latino Comedian of the Year. Rudy is currently producing and performing comedy shows around the country.
“I have had a pretty entertaining career, I have worked with alot of famous people and have traveled to places that I would have only dreamed of….plus in my office, I get to work in my pajamas.”
Rudy thanks his wife, children, friends & family for all of their support and love that help make life and hard work , that much easier . ….And of course the fans, because, if not for them,he goes right back to being that box boy at the market, and that’s just too dangerous of a job!
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