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Demián Bichir is a Actor Mexicain born on 1 august 1963 at Mexico City (Mexique)

Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir
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Birth name Demián Bichir Nájera
Nationality Mexique
Birth 1 august 1963 (55 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).

Biography

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.

Best films

Alien: Covenant (2017)
(Actor)
The Heat (2013)
(Actor)
A Better Life (2011)
(Actor)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Demián Bichir (28 films)

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Actor

Chaos Walking
Directed by Doug Liman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Post-apocalyptic films, Sur une planète fictive, Dystopian films
Actors Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, Kurt Sutter, Nick Jonas, Demián Bichir
Roles Ben Moore

Todd Hewitt est le seul enfant de Prentissville, un village d'hommes d'une planète coloniale surnommée « Nouveau Monde ». On a appris à l'enfant que ces hommes étaient les derniers habitants de la planète et que les Spackles, une race extra-terrestre, a propagé lors d'une guerre contre les hommes un virus qui les a tué eux-mêmes ainsi que toutes les femmes. C'est à ce moment-là que serait apparu « le Bruit ». Après avoir découvert un horrible secret, Todd va devoir fuir avec son chien comme seul compagnon. Il va alors rencontrer pour la première fois une fille, Viola Eade, et découvre ainsi que les femmes et les Spackles existent toujours. Todd et Viola vont alors devoir échapper au cruel maire Prentiss, qui a lancé une véritable armée à leurs trousses.
The Nun
The Nun (2018)

Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film, Ghost films
Actors Taissa Farmiga, Demián Bichir, Bonnie Aarons, Jonny Coyne, Jonny Coyne, August Maturo
Roles Father Burke
Rating54% 2.703112.703112.703112.703112.70311
Dans un couvent en Roumanie, une sœur et un prêtre enquêtent sur un secret impie et confrontent une entité malveillante: un démon qui prend possession d'une nonne.
Low Riders
Low Riders (2017)

Directed by Ricardo de Montreuil
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Melissa Benoist, Eva Longoria, Theo Rossi, Nicola Peltz, Tony Revolori, Demián Bichir
Roles Miguel
Rating57% 2.859172.859172.859172.859172.85917
Le quotidien d'une adolescente de Los Angeles prise entre son père traditionaliste et son frère obsédé par les bolides.
Alien: Covenant, 2h2
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup, Guy Pearce
Roles seržant Carl Lope
Rating63% 3.194683.194683.194683.194683.19468
Durant la préparation de la mission Prometheus, Peter Weyland ordonne à un androïde de prendre part à la mission. Weyland se présente comme le « créateur » de l'être synthétique et lui explique que cette mission a pour but de connaitre les créateurs des humains. Weyland demande ensuite à l’androïde de se choisir lui-même un prénom. Après avoir contemplé la célébrissime statue de Michel-Ange, il choisit alors « David ».
The Hateful Eight, 2h47
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Western
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen
Roles Bob
Rating77% 3.8990753.8990753.8990753.8990753.899075
In post-Civil War Wyoming, John "The Hangman" Ruth (Russell) is escorting fugitive Daisy "The Prisoner" Domergue (Leigh) to Red Rock where the latter will face justice for murder. They encounter another bounty hunter named Major Marquis "The Bounty Hunter" Warren (Jackson) and Chris "The Sheriff" Mannix (Goggins). A blizzard forces the four to take shelter at a stagecoach passover called Minnie's Haberdashery where they encounter four more strangers; Bob "The Mexican" (Bichir), Oswaldo "The Little Man" Mobray (Roth), Joe "The Cow Puncher" Gage (Madsen), and ex-General Sanford "The Confederate" Smithers (Dern). Through betrayal and deception, the eight strangers soon learn that they may not make it to Red Rock after all.
Death in Buenos Aires, 1h31
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Demián Bichir, Hugo Arana, Carlos Casella, Jorgelina Aruzzi, Luisa Kuliok
Roles Inspector Chávez
Rating54% 2.7101552.7101552.7101552.7101552.710155
Inspector Chávez (Demián Bichir), a detective on the Buenos Aires police force, and his partner Dolores (Mónica Antonópulos) are called one summer night to the Recoleta residence of Jaime Figueroa Alcorta (Martín Wullich), a wealthy older gay member of Buenos Aires high society. At the scene, Chávez meets the young officer Gómez (Chino Darín), who says that he found Alcorta's body after investigating a noise complaint and who has been examining the dead man's possessions. The next day, the two men encounter each other in the police station restroom, where Gómez shows Chávez a matchbook from the gay nightclub Manila that he accidentally took from the crime scene.
Machete Kills, 1h47
Directed by Robert Rodríguez
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodríguez, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba, Charlie Sheen, Sofía Vergara
Roles Mendez
Rating55% 2.799372.799372.799372.799372.79937
The film starts with Machete Cortez (Danny Trejo) and Sartana Rivera (Jessica Alba) attempting to capture weapon dealers who have been supplying the Mexican drug cartels. The military men are then all killed by the gangsters, who in turn are wiped out by another intervening party. Its leader murders Sartana while Machete is arrested by corrupt Sheriff Doakes (William Sadler) and Deputy Clebourne (Samuel Davis). Doakes unsuccessfully tries to hang Machete but the President of the US, Rathcock (Charlie Sheen), intervenes. Machete is brought to the White House, where the president offers him US citizenship if he eliminates Marcos Mendez (Demián Bichir), a psychopath who is threatening to fire a nuclear missile at Washington, D.C. if the American government does not intervene to stop the rampant drug cartels in Mexico and the corruption of its government.
The Heat
The Heat (2013)
, 1h57
Directed by Paul Feig
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Feminist films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Michael Rapaport, Demián Bichir, Tony Hale, Dan Bakkedahl
Roles Hale
Rating65% 3.2999753.2999753.2999753.2999753.299975
FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is a very skilled and effective investigator in New York City, but is despised by her fellow agents for her arrogance and condescending attitude. In Boston, she meets Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy), a skilled but foulmouthed and rebellious police officer with the Boston Police Department. Ashburn's by-the-book philosophy clashes with Mullins' rugged and violent style of police work. Under pressure from Hale (Demián Bichir), her FBI boss, Ashburn reluctantly agrees to team up with Mullins.
Dom Hemingway, 1h34
Directed by Richard Shepard
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Actors Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demián Bichir, Emilia Clarke, Kerry Condon, Matthew C Martino
Roles Mr. Fontaine
Rating61% 3.0977053.0977053.0977053.0977053.097705
Safecracker Dom Hemingway (Jude Law) is released after spending 12 years in prison and seeks payment for refusing to rat out his boss Ivan Fontaine (Demián Bichir). He reunites with his best friend Dickie (Richard E. Grant) and they travel to Fontaine's villa in the French countryside. Dom flirts with Fontaine's Romanian girlfriend Paolina (Mădălina Diana Ghenea) and becomes angry that he spent 12 years in jail for Fontaine. He begins to mock Fontaine and storms out. At dinner, he apologises and Fontaine presents Dom with £750,000.
Savages
Savages (2012)
, 2h11
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality
Actors Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio del Toro, Salma Hayek
Roles Alex
Rating64% 3.248963.248963.248963.248963.24896
Best friends Chon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) are marijuana growers living in Laguna Beach, California. Chon, a former Navy SEAL, smuggled the seeds for the plants out of Afghanistan. They got help in cultivating them from Ben, a graduate of University of California, Berkeley in business and botany. These seeds yielded a particularly potent strain of marijuana that soon developed a wide customer base and made Chon and Ben very wealthy, and Ben began devoting time and money to doing charity work in Africa and Asia. They are both in a relationship with Ophelia Sage (Blake Lively).
El Santos vs. La Tetona Mendoza, 1h36
Genres Comedy, Animation
Actors Daniel Giménez Cacho, Héctor Jiménez, Regina Orozco, Guillermo del Toro, José María Yazpik, Bruno Bichir
Rating62% 3.147233.147233.147233.147233.14723
El Santos, a fighter with an declining career, stoned and overweight, suffers from his recent divorce from La Tetona Mendoza, a voluptuous and feisty wild female wrestler. To get out of his depression, El Santos began a campaign to help Sahuayo Zombies. However, his philanthropic campaign soon became a very profitable business that leverages Santos for their benefit. The population suffers a zombie plague and La Tetona Mendoza threatens Santos if he doesn't eliminate the zombie invasion. However, El Peyote Asesino (eternal rival of Santos) gets rid of the zombies and therefore the affection of La Tetona. Soon the world realizes that being without zombies is worse than anyone could have ever imagined and the only way to save the nation is regenerating the zombie population. El Santos finds that his sidekick, El Cabo, is half human and half zombie (one of his parents was one) and by spreading his DNA the manage to start a zombie infection and save the day.
A Better Life, 1h38
Directed by Chris Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about immigration, La précarité
Actors Demián Bichir, Joaquín Cosío, Nancy Lenehan, Dolores Heredia, Gabriel Chavarria, Rolando Molina
Roles Carlos Riquelme
Rating71% 3.5990853.5990853.5990853.5990853.599085
Carlos Galindo (Demián Bichir) works as a gardener with Blasco Martinez (Joaquín Cosio) in Los Angeles, California. Blasco wants to return to Mexico and continually tries to persuade Carlos to purchase his business from him, which includes the work truck and gardening tools. Carlos's son Luis (José Julián) is in high school and is dating Ruthie Valdez (Chelsea Rendon), the niece of a local gang leader. Luis regularly goes to her house after school where gang members congregate. Luis is embarrassed by his father and, although he does not wish to follow in his footsteps, has a hard time committing himself to his education. However, his relationship with Ruthie and his friendship with Facundo (Bobby Soto) pushes him toward becoming a gang member.
Hidalgo: La historia jamás contada, 1h55
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Demián Bichir, Ana de la Reguera, Cecilia Suárez, Andrés Palacios, Juan Ignacio Aranda, Flavio Medina
Roles Hidalgo
Rating65% 3.289673.289673.289673.289673.28967
As punishment for his progressive ideas, the priest Miguel Hidalgo is forced to abandon his wife and children and sent by the ecclesiastical authority to a small town. There, in San Felipe Torres, he helps the local people and produces the stage play Tartuffe. He becomes an enemy of the traditional Puritan faction in the town for his liberal attitude and subversive tendencies.
Che: Part Two, 2h15
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical
Themes Politique, Films about Latin American military dictatorships
Actors Benicio del Toro, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Demián Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro, Óscar Jaenada, Franka Potente
Roles Fidel Castro
Rating68% 3.448993.448993.448993.448993.44899
À la suite de la révolution cubaine, Che Guevara est en pleine gloire. En 1964, il se rend à New York pour s'adresser de manière enflammée aux Nations unies, pour affirmer son combat pour le tiers-monde face à la toute-puissance américaine. Il devient ainsi une figure célèbre de la scène internationale. Mais il disparait soudainement. Personne ne sait où il se trouve. De nombreuses rumeurs de sa mort circulent. Mais il réapparait méconnaissable en Bolivie, où il prépare secrètement la Révolution latino-américaine avec ses camarades cubains et quelques Boliviens. Cette campagne montre toute sa détermination et son abnégation. Elle explique en partie le symbole et le héros populaire qu'est resté au fil du temps le « Che ». L'échec de cette révolution marquera sa mort.