Richard Cabral is an actor and writer known for his role on the anthology series American Crime, and his recurring role on the Fox action comedy-drama TV series Lethal Weapon, based on the action film series of the same name. Cabral grew up in East Los Angeles, in a second-generation Mexican family. In 2009, Cabral appeared in the television show Southland. In 2010, he appeared in the music video for Bruno Mars' single "Grenade". In 2015, Cabral starred in the mini-series American Crime, in which he portrayed the character Hector Tontz. For his role, Cabral was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie at the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2016, Cabral co-wrote with Robert Egan a one-man show called "Fighting Shadows" about his experiences as a former gang member who spent part of his life in and out of prison. In 2013, Cabral won the Lo Maximo award from Homeboy Industries, which honors Homeboy Industries service recipients who go on to give back to the community.