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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 (56 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)

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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.
Godzilla vs. Kong
Directed by Adam Wingard
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Actors Alexander Skarsgård, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Shun Oguri, Eiza González

À une époque où les monstres parcourent la Terre, et alors que l’humanité lutte pour son avenir, Godzilla et King Kong, les deux forces les plus puissantes de la nature, entrent en collision dans une bataille spectaculaire inédite. Alors que Monarch se lance dans une mission périlleuse en terrain inconnu, et qu’il découvre des indices sur les origines des Titans, un complot humain menace d’éradiquer ces créatures – qu’elles soient bonnes ou mauvaises – de la surface de la planète.
Good Morning, Midnight
Directed by George Clooney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action
Actors George Clooney, Felicity Jones, Kyle Chandler, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone, Demián Bichir

Un scientifique travaillant en terre Arctique fait son possible pour établir un contact avec une équipe d'astronautes qui tentent de revenir sur Terre.
The Grudge
The Grudge (2020)

Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, John Cho, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Jacki Weaver
Roles Goodman
Rating41% 2.0661252.0661252.0661252.0661252.066125
Une mère célibataire (Andrea Riseborough) mène une enquête pour sauver son fils (John Cho), victime d’une malédiction qui hante quiconque franchit le seuil d'une maison abandonnée de leur quartier résidentiel.
The Nun
The Nun (2018)
, 1h36
Directed by Corin Hardy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film, Ghost films
Actors Taissa Farmiga, Demián Bichir, Bonnie Aarons, Jonas Bloquet, Jonny Coyne, Charlotte Hope
Roles Father Burke
Rating53% 2.6547552.6547552.6547552.6547552.654755
Par une sombre nuit de l'année 1952, deux nonnes terrifiées se rendent dans les catacombes de leur abbaye de Saint-Carta, en Roumanie. Après avoir ouvert une sinistre porte sur laquelle sont gravés les mots "Finit hic deo" (Dieu s'arrête ici), l'une des nonnes disparaît dans l'obscurité, tandis que l'autre, après s'être enfuie, finit par se pendre en se jetant par une fenêtre de l'abbaye.
Lowriders
Lowriders (2017)

Directed by Ricardo de Montreuil
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Melissa Benoist Wood, Eva Longoria, Theo Rossi, Nicola Peltz, Tony Revolori, Demián Bichir
Roles Miguel
Rating57% 2.8609952.8609952.8609952.8609952.860995
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 Carl Lope
Rating63% 3.194453.194453.194453.194453.19445
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 ».
Lowriders
Lowriders (2017)

Directed by Ricardo de Montreuil
Genres Drama
Actors Demián Bichir, Gabriel Chavarria, Theo Rossi, Melissa Benoist Wood, Tony Revolori, Eva Longoria
Roles Miguel
Rating57% 2.8609952.8609952.8609952.8609952.860995
Lors d’une course automobile, un adolescent doit faire face à un choix difficile concernant sa famille...
Good Kids
Good Kids (2016)

Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch, Israel Broussard, Ashley Judd, Julia Garner, Virginia Gardner
Roles Yaco
Rating61% 3.0529553.0529553.0529553.0529553.052955
The film follows four high school students who, upon graduating from high school, realize that they’ve missed out on life experiences by always being the “good kids”, and decide to completely reinvent themselves in order to enjoy their last time together before heading off to college.
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% 3.8990253.8990253.8990253.8990253.899025
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
Rating57% 2.854192.854192.854192.854192.85419
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% 2.7992752.7992752.7992752.7992752.799275
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.