Rodrigo DeMedeiros is a Seattle-based actor born in Brazil. He started acting professionally in 2000. Since then, he has been cast in several highly acclaimed independent feature and short films, including Sam Akina's "Bullets, Blood & A Fistful of Ca$h" (Worldwide release in 2008, including Starz/Encore), Jay Purcell's "Continuum" (official entry Seattle International Film Festival 2009), and the award winning short "Two Julias" (Honorable Mention at ReelHeart Film Festival in Canada). Rodrigo also holds a BA in Advertising (University of Brasilia, Brazil), a AAA in Commercial Photography (Art Institute of Seattle), and has been a professional photographer since 1993. Best known for his versatility, charisma and passion, he has played critical roles in several independent productions, including the short film "The Instrument" (Official entry Seattle International Film Festival 2009), the much anticipated new "Star Trek: Phoenix" series, and the vampire thriller "Bloodletter". "In The Trunk", his first script, was a finalist in the 2008 IFP Spotlight Awards competition.