Ricardo is a Nickelodeon personality who booked his first major role as Freddy Huerta, the drummer in the television spin-off of the Richard Linklater film School of Rock. The show includes other actors and actresses such as Jade Pettyjohn, Breanna Yde, Lance Lim, Aidan Miner, and Tony Cavalero.
When he was first venturing into professional acting, he got callbacks, with the help of Actors, Models and Talent for Christ; they helped him get set up with a management.
His mother's name is Ofelia Ramirez. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, but taped School of Rock in Los Angeles, California.
- He booked School of Rock in the same week that he was sent out for his first auditions. 
- His best friend is Lance Lim, who plays Zack Kwan on School of Rock.
- His favorite sport is Soccer.
- He, along with his School of Rock co-stars, ship Freddy and Summer.
- Rico Whinny (Jade Pettyjohn)
To view the Ricardo Hurtado gallery, click here.
|School of Rock Cast Members|
|Breanna Yde • Ricardo Hurtado • Jade Pettyjohn • Lance Lim • Aidan Miner • Tony Cavalero • Jama Williamson • Ivan Mallon • Haley Powell • Brec Bassinger • Will Kindrachuk|