Amelia Rico

Sharing the powerful stories of my ancestors by bringing dark secrets to light


About Amelia

Amelia Rico is a multi-hyphenate South American Indigenous Actress and Filmmaker from San Antonio, TX. You can see her as the very pregnant Suquamish patient, Mary Ann, on Season 17 of ABC’s long running drama, GREY’S ANATOMY, Dana Whitefeather on Season 3 of Paramount Television’s hit show, YELLOWSTONE, on episode 7 of CWs new hit show WALKER, opposite Jared Padalecki, and as Gabriela in the upcoming Welcome to Blumhouse anthology feature MADRES, releasing on October 8, 2021 on Amazon Prime.

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Had a blast filming Walker! To watch me, tune in on March 18th on the …


  The Initial Digital Premiere of The Book of Magdalene by OBIE award winning playwright …


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Award Winning Projects by Amelia Rico

Amelia Rico is also an award-winning Writer, Director, Editor as well as Producer. She believes that representation matters so she strives to always use her voice to amplify other under-represented minorities, including but not limited to female, POC and LGBTQ+.

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The Book of Magdalene

as reviewed by The New York Times and Wall Street Journal

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Austin Indie Fest "Director's Choice" 2019

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Something like Sunshine

Best Director and Best Writer Christian Film Festival 2017

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Fluidly shot onstage at Main Street Theater in Houston, Amelia Rico’s meticulous production triggers sense memories of watching fresh work up close in small spaces, where the ingenuity of unfamiliar artists can surprise you.

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