Originally from Perth, Rikki-Lee Lacco is a Melbourne-based actor and presenter. Rikki-Lee began acting school when she was 8 years old and then received a performing arts scholarship at John Curtin College of the Arts. Her first production in a lead role was The God of Small Things adapted from the book by Arundhati Roy.
At the age of 16, Rikki-Lee moved to Melbourne and joined the Television game show ‘Deal or No Deal’ with Andrew O’Keefe as a ‘Dealette’. During this time Rikki-Lee became immersed in the fashion industry both as a model and a stylist. Working in Australia, Paris and New York. On return to Australia Rikki-Lee returned to study at 16th Street Actors Studio working with reputable teachers and directors such as Alkinos Tsilimidos, Elizabeth Kemp – The Actors Studio NY, Carl Ford – Susan Batson Studio NY and Kim Farrant. Rikki-Lee has shot multiple short films and TVCs.
She has recently been cast in a supporting role in the Chopper Underbelly series for Screentime and the Nine Network.