Rib Hillis is an accomplished actor, host, producer, and model, with a long and diverse career that only appears to be getting better.
Rib began his career in front of the camera working as a much sought after model in Europe for such designers and publications as Versace, Armani, Hugo Boss, Ferré, Uomo Vogue, GQ, Esquire and Men’s Health, not to mention countless national and international commercials and campaigns.
Deciding he had had enough of cappuccinos and croissants, Rib moved to Hollywood and soon got his start acting on the ABC soap opera Port Charles. Rib then moved on to primetime appearing in dozens of television shows, such as Ugly Betty, Two and a Half Men, CSI, Melissa and Joey, Bull, Eve, Angel to name a few, and most recently Modern Family on ABC.
Rib has also found success on the big screen, playing roles in the award winning film Taos, as well as the spanish language film Propiedad Ajena, Life’s a Beach, Roger Corman’s Dinocroc vs. Supergator and Piranhaconda, and the soon to be released Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs. Rib recently finished filming his third SyFy Original film for the legendary Roger Corman in the Dominican Republic.
As if that wasn’t enough, Hillis has proven his talents behind the camera as well, producing and staring in the multi award winning film Grooms Cake, and its sequel Birthday Cake, as well as co-producing and assistant directing the much anticipated action/horror/comedy feature, Sorority Party Massacre, producing and staring in 616: Paranormal Incident and the psychological thriller Haunting of the Innocent, due to be released in January of 2014.
Rib’s talents are not limited to just the scripted genre, having found a real aptitude for hosting and non-scripted reality genre. He was an on camera talent as a designer on the popular hit ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, as well as hosting several shows for various networks such as How To Build The Hollywood Body for TV Guide Channel and Dick Clarks Rockin’ New Years Eve for ABC.com. Rib is also one of the creators, producers and hosts for the hit web series, DanceJunkiesTV.