Antonio Rico
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Actor Gerry Mendicino
Seen Murdoch Au Naturel

High Voltage

Gender Male
Status Criminal (arrested)
Job Doctor

Antonio Rico is first introduced as Dr. Antonio Rico in Season 6 and returns as Mr. Rico in Season 8.

Appearances and Mentions

Murdoch Au Naturel

  • Dr. Antonio Rico is the only one in North America to use the revolutionary Vanghetti Method, taught to him by Giuliano Vanghetti himself.
  • Dr. Ogden has  only heard of this in theory: Dr. Vanghetti devised a way to use the contractions of the surviving musculature of the limb to enable manipulation of the prosthetic. Dr. Rico is impressed by Ogden's knowledge.
  • When presented with one of his finest prosthetics, Rico explains that each limb is carefully calibrated to its new owner and he remembers that the owner was an American. It was fitted for his arm on March 3rd, and he picked it up April 14,  Zachariah Marsh, care of the Palace Hotel.
  • Murdoch now knows Zachariah Marsh was murdered some time after April 14th, long after the naturists had moved onto the property. But even that date doesn't help narrow the list of suspects. Given that the naturists have created a place of refuge, perhaps the killer sought out the community as a place to hide – the killer might still be among them, leaving now would be more suspicious than staying.

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Murdoch Mysteries Recurring Actors and Characters
Daniel Maslany as Detective WattsShanice Banton as Violet HartLachlan Murdoch as Henry HigginsArwen Humphreys as Margaret BrackenreidCharles Vandervaart as John BrackenreidClare McConnell as Effie NewsomeBea Santos as Louise CherryPeter Keleghan as Terrence MeyersPeter Stebbings as James PendrickMatthew Bennett as Allen CleggNigel Bennett as former Chief Constable Giles • Siobhan Murphy as Ruth NewsomeShailene Garnett as Nomi JohnstonStephanie Belding as Nurse SullivanSebastian Pigott as Dr. DixonColin Mochrie as Ralph FellowsJames McGowan as Dr. ForbesPatrick McKenna as Hamish SlorachDmitry Chepovetsky as Nikola TeslaJohn Tench as Alexander Graham BellMartin Moreau as Theodore RooseveltCyrus Lane as Rupert NewsomeCraig Brown as Eddie CrawfordDavid Reale as Mr. ClementsErin Agostino as Nina BloomMouna Traoré as Rebecca JamesJordan Johnson-Hinds as Nate DesmondDylan Neal as Jasper LinneyKristian Bruun as Constable JacksonRichard Clarkin as Chief Constable DavisMichael Seater as James GilliesRothaford Gray as Alderman William Peyton HubbardCyrus Lane as Roger NewsomeGeorgina Reilly as Emily GraceCharlotte Sullivan as Charlotte (formerly Minerva Fairchild)Sean Harraher as Constable WorseleyTamara Hope as Edna Brooks (née Garrison)Giacomo Gianniotti as Leslie GarlandNicole Underhay as Margaret HaileSarah Gadon as Ruby OgdenKate Greenhouse as Sally PendrickStephen McHattie as Harry MurdochGeraint Wyn Davies as Arthur Conan Doyle
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