Conrad Ricamora (’12)

Category: Alumni Promise | Awards

2018 Alumni Promise Award Winner

Conrad Ricamora completed his MFA in acting in 2012. Since then, he has become a distinguished actor, performing both on and off Broadway, in film, and on television.

This spring he starred in the musical, Soft Power in Los Angeles. He is also entering his fifth season playing Oliver Hampton on the ABC legal drama How To Get Away With Murder, starring Academy Award-winner Viola Davis. Other stage work includes his role as Ninoy Aquino in the musical Here Lies Love at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre in New York, for which he received a Theatre World Award and was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. He also played the role of Lun Tha in the Tony Award-winning revival of The King and I at Lincoln Center, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Principal Soloist.

Ricamora also had roles in the recently released film The Light of the Moon as well as the 2006 Will Ferrell movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.

Ricamora is a prominent and outspoken advocate for equality and human rights for all people. He was the recipient of the 2017 Los Angeles Equality Award’s Equality Visibility Award, and in 2016, Ricamora was awarded the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award.