Kevin Bacon Connection: Paul Rodriguez

Paul Rodriguez

In one of Paul Rodriguez’s first major film roles, the Mexico-born stand-up comedian and actor starred opposite Kevin Bacon in the 1986 feature Quicksilver, a film about bicycle messengers in San Francisco. In the film, Bacon portrays a former hot-shot stock market whiz kid who becomes a bike messenger and befriends one of his co-workers at the service, Hector Rodriguez (Rodriguez), a budding entrepreneur.  

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.