Everything You Wanted to Know About HSMTMTS Star Frankie Rodriguez

The first season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series may be over, but we're still completely in love with the Disney+ show.

For one, we can't stop thinking about the hilarious Carlos, played on the show by Frankie Rodriguez, who is not only one of Disney's first LGBT characters, but is also a delight to watch onscreen. We knew we had to learn more about Frankie and his life—and this week, he tells us all about himself. Keep scrolling to find out more.

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Name: Frankie Rodriguez

Hometown: Selma, California

Birthday: July 15

Zodiac sign: Cancer

1. Frankie says the biggest risk he ever took was moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting.


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2. If he could live in any decade, he'd pick the '80s in a heartbeat.

"Give me neon colors, big hair and Whitney Houston!"

-Frankie Rodriguez

3. He has a bit of a seafood phobia.

"I hate the idea of eating something slimy.

-Frankie Rodriguez

4. His favorite type of weather is when it's a little gloomy and cold out.

5. Ariana Grande is his all-time favorite musical artist.


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6. Frankie says the scariest thing he's ever done is ride a rollercoaster. He is not a fan.

7. His weirdest habit is ordering way too much food via Postmates.

8. He was in a commercial for the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber, and considers it his first big break in the business.

9. He has a self-deprecating sense of humor.

"My favorite joke? Looking at how long my hair was in high school."

-Frankie Rodriguez


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10. Frankie is the youngest of three kids.

"I think it impacted my love for 'girl power' because I wanted to do whatever my older sister did, which included listening to the Spice Girls on loop."

-Frankie Rodriguez

 

Love Disney+? Click HERE to find out why we love Frankie's High School Musical: The Musical: The Series costar Sofia Wylie.