Hunter Reese Peña is an American bilingual actor, musician, and songwriter. He is known as Ricky Vela in the upcoming Netflix web series “Selena” (2020).
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Not much is known about his family except that he is the son of Mexican immigrant parents, was raised in California's Central Valley.
He studied the Meisner Technique with Sanford Meisner alum Don Bloomfield at The DBA Studio, where he learned how to connect to the heart of every character, and became obsessed with acting.
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Hunter Reese Peña fell in love with acting when he landed his first theatre role at the age of 19. Since then his mission has been to learn the art of acting by following the examples set by his greatest acting heroes, Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman.
Inspired by Lena Dunham's accomplishments with HBO's Girls, his most notable venture in writing/directing paired him with comedy legend Martin Lawrence for a social media short, giving him the opportunity to direct and learn from Mr. Lawrence, and garnering over one hundred thousand views on Facebook
Hunter is the writer (with Steven Michael Eich) and director of the movie series “Morning Ritual” (2017) and acted as Gernando.
He is also known as Ricky Vela (a talented keyboard player) in the upcoming Netflix web series “Selena” (2020).
- Selena (TV Series) (2020) as Ricky Vela
- Got Game? (2020) as Banana Peel #4
- Separation (TV Movie) (2020) as Scott
- Morning Ritual (2017) as Gernando
- Tinder Chick (2016) as Samantha
- Sketch Juice (TV Series) (2014)... Hunter
- Eventually (2013) as Ian
- Shooting Sophie (2012) as Party Guy