Eusebio Richard Cordeiro
August 14, 1968
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Cordeiro has made a career of playing antagonists, villains and interesting offbeats.
In 2009, Rick was cast to play Marat Balagula, a Russian Jewish immigrant, former mob boss, and associate of the Lucchese crime family on the documentary TV series Underworld Histories, Season #3, episode #2, "Brooklyn." Underworld Histories is a one-hour documentary series that explores the interaction between a city's social history and its organized crime. It aired on the History Channel and National Geographic International.
In 2010, Rick was cast in the role of the detective in the film Zombie Beach, produced by Canadian-based Asopa Films Incorporation, Twinkle Productions and Asopa Films International. The film went on to win awards at various film festivals around the world, including 'Award of Excellence – Feature Competition' at the Canada International Film Festival in Vancouver, Canada, 'Golden Palm Award – Feature Competition' at the Mexico International Film Festival, and the 'Silver Ace Award – Feature' at the Las Vegas Film Festival.
Also in 2010, Rick was cast in the role of 1920s New York City radio broadcaster in the feature film Burning Daylight, starring Robert Knepper and produced by Sanzhar Sultanov of Reverson Entertainment. Sultanov based the screenplay on three Jack London stories, and the film was set in 1920s New York. The film premiered in Sonoma, California (Jack London's hometown) and in New York City's Webster Hall. It also received a wide theatrical release in Kazakhstan and was highly acclaimed by many critics.
Rick was cast as a sentry named Ben Craven in the Thriller The Collapsed, produced by Justin McConnell of Unstable Grounds, Inc. This film is about a family of four fighting to survive in the wake of the end of the world, who discover that the other survivors are the least of their worries. The film had a successful run in the festival circuit, winning a number of awards along the way, including 2011 winner at the Crypticon Film Festival in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2011 winner at the Metropolitan Film Festival in New York City, and 2011 winner at the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival.
In 2012 Rick starred as Police Chief Cordell in the action/comedy Bio Cop, a film about a mutated cop who cannot die and struggles to stop the latest designer drug, produced by Steven Kostanski of ASTRON-6. It was screened at various film festivals, including the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, and in 2013 won Best Short Film at the Boston Underground Film Festival.
Also in 2012, he was cast to play an ex-cop named Robert in the action/fantasy short The Flying Man, produced by Marcus Alqueres. The film is about a super powered vigilante who defies the law using extreme violence to fight crime. In 2013 it was selected at the Sunscreen Film Festival in Florida, a festival supported by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. It was also nominated for best film in 2013 at the Sitges - Catalan International Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain.
Cordeiro also makes an appearance in the M83 music video, "Do It, Try It." The video was released on August 13, 2017 at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The video was written and directed by Grammy Award nominated director David Wilson.
|2005||The Perfect Man||Bar patron|
|2005||Land of the Dead||Zombie victim|
|2008||Marina Monster||Shark victim|
|2009||The Package||James Silver|
|2009||Movie Star: It Ain't Easy||Ron Cave, record label executive|
|2010||Piece of Mind||Spirit contactee|
|2010||Toronto's Garbage Strike||Striker / police officer / reporter|
|2011||A Very Candid Game||Dignitary|
|2011||Important People||Eli Bennett, corporate boss|
|2011||Be Like Me||Bartender / life coach|
|2011||Burning Daylight||1920s New York radio broadcaster|
|2011||The Collapsed||Ben Craven, sentry|
|2012||The Abortion Mattress||Detective Vincent Lubeck|
|2012||Waiting for Summer||Bartender|
|2012||Blood Riders: The Devil Rides with Us||Satanic priest|
|2012||Prospector's Curse||Coal miner|
|2012||Bio Cop||Police Chief Cordell|
|2012||Kung Fu Cops||Palo, enforcer|
|2013||Jimmy One Eye||Tony the Itch|
|2013||Grim||Police Captain Roberts|
|2013||Dish Boy||Mob boss|
|2013||The Flying Man||Ex-cop Robert Costello|
|2014||Bad Movers||Vinny Cole, landlord|
|2014||We Run These Streets||Ponzo|
|2014||Late Night Double Feature||Food critic|
|2015||Hit Em Up!||Jeweller|
|2015||Grim||Police Captain Roberts|
|2015||Tug of War||RCMP Officer|
|2015||Customer Service||Corporate CEO|
|2015||How to Drown a Wolf||HIM|
|2015||The Plagued||Canadian Prime Minister|
|2015||Un nouvel espoir||Father|
|2015||Don't Ever Tell||Himself|
|2015||Double Double||Transport operator of smuggling network|
|2016||Clean Hands||Large man|
|2016||Oflag||Canada Post Mailman|
|2017||M83: Do It, Try It||Diner Patron|
|2018||Ghostkiller||Ward Hill Lamon|
|2019||1000: The Sword in the Stone||Monk William Rico + Drunk Gambler|
|2005||Tilt (Season 1, Episode 3: "The Whale")||Gambler|
|2005||Tilt (Season 1, Episode 7: "Shuffle Up and Deal")||Gambler|
|2005||Tilt (Season 1, Episode 9: "The Last Hand")||Gambler|
|2006||You Bet Your Ass (Season 1, Episode 1)||Winning game show contestant|
|2008||Outlaw Bikers IV (Season 1, Episode 5: "Angels Go Global")||Hell's Angels biker|
|2009||Underworld Histories III (Season 3, Episode 2: "Brooklyn")||Marat Balagula|
|2009||Ghostly Encounters (Season 3, Episode 26: "Remember Me")||Steven Bajada|
|2010||Style By Jury (Seasons 4-to-7, 10 episodes)||Himself|
|2010||Look-a-Like (Season 6, Episode 20: "Megan Fox")||Himself|
|2010||Breakout (Season 1, Episode 4: "The Running Man")||Inmate #1|
|2010||Breakout (Season 1, Episode 8: "Escape to Vegas")||Inmate / escapee|
|2010||Outlaw Bikers IV (Season 3, Episode 8: "Fallen Angels")||Russian mobster|
|2011||Outlaw Bikers IV (Season 4, Episode 13: "The Last Spartan")||Los Bravos biker / pimp|
|2011||Urban Legends (Season 3, Episode 1: "Best Laid Plans")||Michael's father|
|2011||Inventions That Shook the World (Season 1, Episode 4: "1930's")||Boss of walkie talkie inventor|
|2011||The Kennedys (Episode 4 of 8: Bobby's War")||Sam Giancana's goon|
|2011||Nothing Personal (Season 2, Episode 4: "Thar She Blows")||Mafia hitman|
|2012||I Didn't Do It (Season 2, Episode 6: "Battered on the Beach: William Dillon")||Police officer Richard|
|2012||Out There with Melissa DiMarco (season 7, Episode 1: "Desperately Seeking Di Niro")||Uncle Gino|
|2012||Ice Cold Cash (Season 1, Episode 9: "Coffee & Ice Cream")||Contestant|
|2013||Naked News Uncovered (Documentary)||Focus group participant|
|2014||The Worst Thing I Ever Did (Season 1, Episode 1: "Alan")||Mobster / truck stop owner|
|2017||Brawlywood (Season 1, Episode 2: "Elton John VS Modonna")||Molly Meldrum|
|2011||The Lords of Mayhem||Sal, pizza man|
|2011||Clutch (Season 1, Episode 3: "Pick a Pocket or Two")||John|
|2014||Crossing Over: Dexter Meets Batman (Season 1, Episode 1)||The Penguin|
|2014||Mangoes (Season 2, Episode 2)||College professor|
|2015||My Bad Busted (Season 1, Episode 1)||Program Supervisor|
|2015||Stock Boy (Season 1, Episode 1)||Grocery store manager|
|2016||Sunny Side Up (Season 1 Episode 3)||The Boss|
|2017||The Stepson (Season 1, Episode 1)||The Stepfather/ Mob Boss|
|2012||Dizzler: Maskheraid||Reporter / photographer / hecklers|
|2013||Flammable||Department store customer|
Rick was the winning contestant on the first episode of Canadian game show You Bet Your Ass that aired on The Comedy Network. It followed a blackjack and casino motif, with contestants answering questions on popular culture to earn points.
- Matt J Horn interview with Rick Cordeiro – (The Collapsed – 2011)
- 10 Tough Questions with Rick Cordeiro – A Halloween Edition
- PLTV: TTN-HD Reporter KATIE UHLMANN interviews: RICK CORDEIRO, ACTOR, BLOOD RIDERS
- Underworld Histories, show description – National Geographic channel web site.
- CIFF Past Winners 2011 Archived March 28, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Mexico Film Festival Past Winners 2011 Archived April 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Las Vegas Film Festival 2011 Winners Archived May 5, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- "CANOE – JAM! Movies: Bridges an Oscar front runner?". Jam.canoe.ca. February 28, 2010. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 2, 2012. Retrieved September 23, 2011.
- "Exciting Upcoming Event! Pre-Release Screening of New..." Eventbrite. August 9, 2010. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- RACHEL TROBMAN, East Village (November 16, 2010). "A Soiree with the Arts in Mind - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com". Eastvillage.thelocal.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- "Саид Султанов: "Казахстанское кино выгоднее снимать в Канаде"". Kapital.kz. May 20, 2010. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- "Не нажатый курок " Новое поколение". Np.kz. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- Вера Ляховская (April 24, 2001). "Джек Лондон вернулся". www.izvestia.kz. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- "Время не ждёт": как эффективно потратить четверть миллиона долларов (in Russian). Zakon.kz. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- Official movie web site: The Collapsed
- The Kennedys: Emmy Awards & Nominations.
- 2013 Sunscreen Film Festival Selections