Ruben Dario was born in Fullerton, California and started acting at an early age. He originally came from a classical theater background studying at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and A Noise Within. In college, he toured with the Idaho Shakespeare festival doing several productions with them and also with Shakespeare by the Sea. In 2001 Ruben studied with The Second City in Chicago and Los Angeles being a part of many ongoing sketch and improvisation shows including "Fun with Dick and Cheney", and "an American in Paris Hilton." He also formed the successful improv group "Ruben Sandwich" where he was the only male actor among many different female improvisers. Later he became a company member at ACME in Los Angeles where he performed the very popular Hollywood Dream Role weekly, for one year. Other show highlights include a guest spot on "Heineken late Night" at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and "Upstate", an improv team at Improv Olympic West. Ruben has done over 40 national commercials working with great directors like Joe Pytka, Danny Boyle, David Fincher and the Russo brothers.