"For as long as I've been acting, I have been very lucky to be paired with really great actresses playing my mom."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Rico Rodriguez on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Rico Rodriguez on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Rico Rodriguez on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Rico Rodriguez on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Rico Rodriguez on Pablo Picasso
"Naturally, people are curious about how my real mom feels about me having a TV mom."
"I just started watching wrestling in 2008, and I've loved it ever since. I told my mom I wanted to become a wrestler."
"My mom taught me how to make grilled chicken, and I bake, too."
"When I was going on auditions, it was nerve-racking. I'd always say to my mom that it would be awesome if I could get a series. When Modern Family came along, I said, 'You know what, Mom? I believe I'm going to get this role.'"
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