Richard Brancatisano

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Richard Brancatisano
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at Star Trek Into Darkness Australian premiere
Born Richard Peter Brancatisano
(1983-10-29) 29 October 1983 (age 34)
New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor

Richard Peter Brancatisano (born 29 October 1983) is an Australian television actor and musician, best known for his roles as Xander Bly, the Green Mystic Ranger, in Power Rangers: Mystic Force and Dominic Russo on the ABC Family drama series, Chasing Life.

Career[edit]

Brancatisano was born in New South Wales, Australia to an Italian father and an Australian mother. His interest in the dramatic arts began at an early age, and he appeared in several musicals and plays at his high school, The King's School in Parramatta.[citation needed]

Before appearing in Power Rangers, Richard performed as Corey in the 2005 season of Boyband: The Musical, put on by Ricochet Working Productions, an Australian theatre company, and in the theatre production "Vin," as the lead character, Vin. He studied for three years at Theatre Nepean and continues to work, both as an actor and musician, nationally and internationally.

In the Australian theatre and music circles, he is also known as "Richie Branco". Richard Brancatisano. He was touring with New Zealand Artist (Gin Wigmore).

He appears in the international children's TV series The Elephant Princess (season 2) as Caleb and in Home and Away as Prince Vittorio Secca.

He is the main protagonist in the hit Australian stage play, turned to big screen sensation, Alex & Eve 2015, written by Alex Lykos. A modern take on Romeo and Juliet and likened to My Big Fat Greek Wedding but taken to the next level, the synchronous multicultural dating landscape between a Greek Orthodox Alex and a Muslim Lebanese, Eve, played by Andrea Demetriades, and also stars Tony Nikolakopoulos, Zoe Carides and George Kapiniaris.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 This Girl in the Desert Horned Man Short
2009 Whiteline Thommo Short
2009 Cupid Cupid Short
2011 Things to Do Pete Short
2012 Bait 3D Rory
2015 Hamish Anderson: Little Lies Talk Show Host Video short
2015 Alex & Eve Alex

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 White Collar Blue Darcy Worth "2.2"
2004 Double the Fist Gate Terrorist "Terrorism"
2006 Power Rangers Mystic Force Xander Bly/Green Mystic Ranger Main role
2007 Power Rangers Operation Overdrive Xander Bly / Green Mystic Ranger "Once a Ranger: Parts 1 & 2"
2007 Home and Away Theo Barrett 1 episode
2010 Home and Away Prince Vittorio Seca Recurring role
2011 Elephant Princess, TheThe Elephant Princess Caleb Main role (season 2)
2011 Underbelly: Razor Guido Calletti Main role
2012 Dripping in Chocolate Saxon Blake TV film
2013 Reef Doctors Dr. Rick D'Alessandro Main role
2013 Dance Academy Rhys O'Leary Recurring role
2014–15 Chasing Life Dominic Russo Main role
2016 Struggling Servers Actor "The Coach"

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Hearts and Diamonds King of Diamonds
2004 Wind in the Willows, TheThe Wind in the Willows Ratty
2005 Boyband: The Musical Corey
2005 Vin Vin

Public Appearances[edit]

Richard was one of the guests of the Power Morphicon, the first Power Rangers convention, at Los Angeles in June 2007.

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