Demián Bichir is a Actor Mexicain born on 1 august 1963 at Mexico City (Mexique)
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Birth name Demián Bichir NájeraNationality MexiqueBirth 1 august 1963
(53 years) at Mexico City (Mexique
Demián Bichir Nájera ([deˈmjan biˈtʃir ˈnaxeɾa]; born August 1, 1963) is a Mexican actor, from a well-known family of Mexican actors, the Bichir family, which include his parents Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera and his brothers Odiseo Bichir and Bruno Bichir. He began his acting career starring in many Mexican telenovelas and films before achieving fame for his roles in Mexican films such as the record-breaking Sexo, pudor y lágrimas and Sin noticias de Dios. In the U.S., he is best known for his role as Detective Marco Ruiz in the FX drama television series The Bridge. He has also been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for A Better Life (2011).
When Bichir was 22, he moved to New York City with his ex-girlfriend in order to get into the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Then for a brief period he decided not to act and started working at the Rosa Mexicano Restaurant in NYC while learning English. Later, he moved to Los Angeles but had no success landing any acting roles, ultimately deciding to go back to his native Mexico where he found great success.
Bichir was married once, to Mexican singer, Lisset Gutiérrez, whom he divorced in 2003. He has since stated that he finds long-term commitment difficult. He had a short-lived relationship which led to the birth of his daughter, Gala, in May 2011 in Spain. He remains involved in the child's life.
Demian holds dual Mexican and American citizenship. Demian resides in Los Angeles and Mexico City.