Ricamora was born in Santa Maria, California. He is the son of Ron Ricamora, who was in the US Air Force, and social worker Debbie Bolender. His father was born in Manila, Philippines and moved to the US when he was 10. His father is believed to be of Filipino descent but is adopted, and his mother is of German/Irish descent. He is openly gay and was honored with The Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award.
Conrad Ricamora performed the role of Ninoy Aquino in the 2013 Off-Broadway musical, Here Lies Love, winning a Theatre World Award and nominated for Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. In 2014 he was cast in the recurring role as Oliver Hampton, Jack Falahee's character's love interest, on the ABC legal drama series How to Get Away with Murder. He continued to make guest starring appearances on the show in the second season. However, just one day after the show aired its season 2 finale, Ricamora was promoted to a series regular in the third season on March 18, 2016.[ Ricamora plays Lun Tha, one of the pair of secret lovers, in Lincoln Center Theater's 2015 Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Bartlett Sher. The 2015 Broadway cast recording of the musical received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album.
- ↑ http://entertainment.inquirer.net/93001/fil-am-actor-terrific-as-ninoy-aquino-vogue
- ↑ http://www.out.com/entertainment/theater-dance/2014/07/30/here-lies-love-stars-jose-llana-conrad-ricamora-filipino-marcos-musical
- ↑ http://www.playbill.com/article/conrad-ricamora-earns-the-human-rights-campaigns-visibility-award
- ↑ http://www.towleroad.com/2016/08/conrad-ricamora/
- ↑ http://www.theatreworldawards.org/past-recipients.html
- ↑ http://www.thebacklot.com/how-to-get-away-with-murder-jack-falahee-on-connor-as-a-creature-of-appetites/10/2014/
- ↑ http://tvline.com/2016/03/18/how-to-get-away-with-murder-season-3-conrad-ricamora-series-regular-oliver/
- ↑ https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/17/theater/review-the-king-and-i-back-on-broadway.html?_r=0
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/grammy-nominations-2016-full-list-846297