Born and raised in Texas, Raúl Castillo stars as the charming Richie on the acclaimed HBO series Looking. Castillo recently completed production on the independent film Sweets and is set to co-star in two additional independent films, Celestina and The Brute.
Castillo made his feature film debut in Amexicano, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2007. Variety referred to his performance as “pitch-perfect.” His television credits include Blue Bloods, Law & Order and Nurse Jackie.
Also a playwright, Castillo is a proud member of the LAByrinth Theater Company in New York City. He authored the play Knives and Other Sharp Objects, which premiered in 2009 at the Public Theater. His theater acting credits include Death and the Maiden, The Way West, Fish Men, Jesus Hopped the A Train, A Lifetime Burning and School of the Americas.
Castillo studied theater at Boston University's School of Fine Arts. He currently resides in New York City.