Hey, I'm Rain!
Los Angeles, California
Rain Valdez is currently in season 2 of TV Land series 'Lopez' playing Coco, a pretty and enigmatic transgender actress. Born in the Philippines and raised in Guam, Valdez moved to Los Angeles at 19 to pursue her dream of working in the entertainment industry. Valdez studied acting with Chick Vennera, UCB, Katt Shea and Noah Blake while waiting tables and working in post-production. Valdez has worked on Transparent as the Director’s Assistant and Coordinating Producer since 2015. In 2016, Valdez’s rom-com short Ryans, which she starred in and co-created with Natalie Heltzel, screened in over 15 film festivals domestically and internationally after premiering at Outfest. Rain has a new short film called Hexed, which she co-created with Sarah Poynter and premiere at this year's Outfest Film Festival.
Projects I'm Supporting
Agent of Change
A secret agent is on a mission to save the future of food, and as a transgender man, save humanity... one gender stereotype at a time.
Sonnet - A Short Film
Haunted by a lifelong struggle with identity and self-love, two childhood friends come together searching for a reason to live.