Born & raised in Los Angeles, Rudy grew up in Lincoln Heights
a tight knit
community that has produced many famous actors, singers ,athletes and
even a comedian.
Rudy started his career in show business at age 13 , when he formed his
first ( of many ) garage bands, he then went on after high school to be a
radio disc jockey, also working as a DJ in many So. California nightclubs.
After years of performing as a mobile DJ, he was approached by Rudy
Salas , the leader of the famed rock group TIERRA and was asked if he
would consider doing stand up, and that he would let him get started by
opening for the band at their gigs, the response was huge.
Rudy started to open for several different acts including Ice Cube, Natalie
Cole , Los Lobos , Lynyrd Skynrd , and the legendary Smokey Robinson
to name just a few.
A year into his career he was asked by Producer Jeff Valdez to appear
on TV's Comedy Compadres and since then he has appeared on more than
35 tv shows including Luis , Everybody Loves Raymond, E.R., A.U.S.A.,
Showtime's Latino Laugh Festival and most recently on NBC's highly
acclaimed mini- series KINGPIN to which he received rave reviews.
was also named the 1998-99 Latino Comedian of the Year,
recorded his comedy CD "No Looking Back" on the Uproar label.
Rudy is currently producing and performing comedy shows around the