Rummel Mor Bautista is a trial attorney specializing in civil rights and real estate litigation. He was born in the Philippines and immigrated to the United States at the age of nine, growing up in the San Gabriel Valley. He was a founding member of Asian Pacific Gays and Friends, and served as its President and Director of the organization’s AIDS Intervention Team.
He had a successful early career as an actor, having guest-starred in popular prime-time television programs including “M*A*S*H*”, “Knight Rider”, “Magnum P.I.”, “Fantasy Island” and “St. Elsewhere”, as well as having appeared in feature films including “Mask” and “Big Trouble in Little China”.
He received his B.S. degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and his J.D. degree from the USC Gould School of Law
His ongoing restoration of old houses (Home Depot addict), sailboats and cars is one of the many reasons he is passionate about the preservation of ONE Archives.