Bill Mendieta played Ricky Ricardo in I Love Lucy Live on Stage in Los Angeles, Chicago, the first national tour, and the National Comedy Festival in Jamestown, New York. He’s played over 500 performances in the role and was honored to receive the Broadway World Award for Best Actor. This is Bill’s second time working with L.A. Theatre Works after appearing in a co-production of A Tale of Charles Dickens with The Antaeus Company. Other regional theatre credits include El Teatro Campesino, San Jose Rep, and Shakespeare Festivals in California, Nevada, and San Francisco. Bill directed the world premiere of Pray to Ball at the Skylight Theater in LA, which is now being adapted to film. Film/TV credits include Soldier of God, The Nevermore Chronicles, Days of Our Lives, the upcoming Sunlight, a producing stint on the features Unverified on Amazon Prime, and the award-winning Wake Up. Much love to my wife who co-wrote this bio. Social media: @bill_mendieta.