Rio Hackford

Birth Day June 28th, 1970
Birth Place Huntington Beach, California
Age 53 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Rio Hackford is an American actor, director, and businessman who stepped into the entertainment industry in 1990 through the uncredited role of a street junkie in the film Pretty Woman. Since then he has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows which are listed below. Today, we are knowing him because of his contribution to the Hollywood Industry from 1990 until his death. Currently, his death news is limelight on social media platforms. His fans and lovers regularly give condolence messages to his family for courage and strength to move ahead of the grief. Sadly, Hollywood Industry lost its amazing and talented actors forever. Although he left us, his acted movies keep him alive in his fans' and lovers' hearts forever. To know more about him and his career journey, you can read the below article.

Rio Hackford Cause of Death

Rio Hackford passed away on April 14, 2022, while living in Huntington Beach, California. He died at the age of 51 because of uveal melanoma, a very aggressive and rare form of cancer. His death news was confirmed by his step-brother, Alex Hackford, and his step-mother, Helen Mirren. Later, they released a death statement from PEOPLE.COM and requested: "We would beg everyone reading this to get their eyes tested at least once a year, which might save their loved ones from this cancer." 

Upon his death news, his fans and lovers have paid tribute to him over his death through the social media platforms and prayed for his soul to rest in peace. Here is a list of some celebrities or near one:

  • Cary Elwes wrote, "May his memory always be a blessing."
  • D.V. DeVincentis shared a black-and-white photo of him and captioned it, "Rio was more attuned to experience than anyone I've ever known. He would stop what was happening to point it out, and compel you to pay attention. He would order your must-have experience from a beloved menu and hold your eye as you paid attention to what was happening in your mouth. 'Right, Guy? I mean... right?"

Early Life

Rio Hackford was born in 1970 to his parents under the birthname Rio Del Valle Hackford. He is from Huntington Beach, California, U.S., and holds American nationality. His ethnic group is White and had faith in Christianity. His birth sign is Cancer.

Similarly, his parents are Taylor Edwin Hackford and Georgie Lowres. His father is a film director while his mother's professional details are yet to be disclsoed. His parents were divorced when he was just two years old. After his mother, his father married twice. Also, he has a half-sibling named Alexander Hackford from his father's other marriage.

For education, he went to Santa Barbara High School and later completed it. His further study details are yet to be disclosed.

Personal Life

Rio Hackford was happily married to her long-term girlfriend named Libby Grace. Her wife is a music composer, songwriter, and singer. The information about their marriage is yet to be disclosed. Together, the couple blessed two sons named Waylon Jack and Buck James after their marriage. The couple lives blissful life together with their children until his death. Further, he directed the music video of her wife's song, "If You Run" in 2020.

Net Worth

Rio Hackford was active in the entertainment industry since 1990. He had acted in numerous movies until his death. Thus, he probably earned the sum of an impressive amount of money throughout his career. Based on some online sites, his estimated net worth is said to be $20 million at the time of his death. However, his salary and other financial details are yet to be disclosed. Further, he also made investments in hotels and bars before he died.

Body Measurement

Rio Hackford had a slim body with a height of 6 feet 4 inches and he weighs around 78 Kg. Similarly, he had a pair of blue eyes and he had short salt and pepper hair color. He used to wear 10 (US) shoe sizes. Further, he has a 40 chest size, 34 waist size, and 16 bicep size. Overall, he had a fit body until his death.


  • Pretty Woman (1990) - Romance/Comedy
  • Blood In Blood Out (1993) - Crime/Drama
  • Double Dragon (1994) - Sci-fi/Sci-f
  • Exit to Eden (1994) - Comedy/Sex comedy
  • Strange Days (1995) - Sci-fi/Action
  • Safe (1995) - Drama/Indie film
  • Swingers (1996) - Comedy/Romance
  • Freak City (1999) - Drama/Television
  • Treasure Island (1999) - Adventure/Family
  • Raising Helen (2004) - Romance/Comedy
  • I Love Your Work (2005) - Mystery/Drama 
  • Sherrybaby (2006) - Drama/Indie Film
  • Stay Alive (2006) - Horror/Thriller
  • Déjà Vu (2006) - Sci-fi/Action
  • Fred Claus (2007) - Comedy/Family
  • Deal (2008) - Drama/Indie film
  • In the Electric Mist (2009) - Mystery/Crime 
  • Love Ranch (2010) - Drama/Historical Film
  • Jonah Hex (2010) - Action/Western
  • Lay the Favorite (2012) - Drama/Romance
  • Parker (2013) - Action/Thriller
  • The Lookalike (2014) - Crime/Thriller 
  • Trumbo (2015) - Drama/Crime 
  • Term Life (2016) - Thriller/Crime
  • Misconduct (2016) - Thriller/Drama
  • Tortured by Joy - Film
  • Gambler - Film
  • Scotch and Milk - Film

TV Shows

  • K-Ville (2007) - Drama - 1 season
  • Treme (2010-13) - Drama - 4 seasons
  • Memphis Beat (2010) - Drama - 2 seasons
  • American Crime Story (2016) - True Crime/Anthology - 3 seasons
  • The Mandalorian (2019) - Space Western - 2 seasons
  • When Nature Calls (2021) - Comedy - 1 season
  • Pam & Tommy (2022) - Dark comedy - 1 season

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