Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

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Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

Postby snoscythe » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:15 pm

Anyone ever notice that Uncle Rico from Napolean Dynamite is also Rusty the Rickshaw Driver/Thief from Seinfeld?

I just noticed tonight when I was watching Seinfeld reruns.

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Re: Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

Postby Schmoe » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:35 pm

Uncle Rico has shown up in tons of stuff: Lost, Sons of Anarchy, Psych, Supernatural, Cold Case, CSI:NY, Taken, Taken 2, Stick It, Las Vegas, The Rundown, 24, ER, Men in Black, The X-Files, the list goes on and on.


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Re: Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

Postby Ddawg » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:23 pm

Good eye. Good find. I've alway wondered if he ever got any work doing anything else. I thought he was hilarious in Napoleon Dynamite.

I gotta give credit to Sno and Schmoe - excellent info. Funny stuff.



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Re: Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

Postby Schmoe » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:28 pm

Yeah, he's been working pretty much non-stop as an actor since '76.


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Re: Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

Postby snoscythe » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:12 pm

I just found it interesting that he, as a bit actor, has played two fairly significant roles in pop culture.



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Re: Uncle Rico & Seinfeld

Postby scott715 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:21 pm

Now I know who Uncle Rico is.




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