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Leonardo Sbaraglia is a Actor Argentin born on 30 june 1970 at Buenos Aires (Argentine)

Leonardo Sbaraglia

Leonardo Sbaraglia
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Birth name Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia
Nationality Argentine
Birth 30 june 1970 (53 years) at Buenos Aires (Argentine)

Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia ([leoˈnarðo (e)sβaˈɾaɣlja]; born 30 June 1970, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a prominent Argentine actor, with extensive credits in both Argentina and Spain. He has also worked in Mexico, and was cast in his first English-language role in Red Lights.


Sbaraglia was born in Buenos Aires. His mother, Roxana Randon, is a local actress and theater coach. He started his acting career at the age of 16 in La Noche de los lápices (Night of the Pencils), a political documentary drama directed by Héctor Olivera.

In 1987, he gained popularity among Argentine youth for his role in the TV series Clave de sol. In the following years, he starred in TV and film productions as well as in the theater (e.g., in La Soledad de los Campos de Algodon, Closer). In 1993, he worked for the first time together with Argentine director Marcelo Piñeyro in Tango feroz: la leyenda de Tanguito. They came together again for Caballos salvajes (1995), for which Leonardo Sbaraglia earned the Jury Prize for Best Acting at the Huelva International Film Festival, and later for Cenizas del paraíso (1997) and an acclaimed performance in Plata quemada (2000).

Sbaraglia emigrated to Spain in 1998. He starred with Eusebio Poncela in Intacto (Intact), a 2001 thriller directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, and received a Goya Award for Best New Actor. Other starring roles of his include Deseo (Desire) (2002), a Gerardo Vera film in which he plays at the sides of Leonor Watling and Cecilia Roth, and Carmen (2003), an adaptation of Prosper Mérimée's classic by director Vicente Aranda.

Sbaraglia worked again in 2005 with director Antonio Hernández, with whom he had already shot En la ciudad sin límites in 2002. This and his contribution to Sebastián Borensztein's mini TV series Tiempofinal (2000) after their production of El Garante, for which he earned the Martín Fierro Award for best performance by an actor; Hernández and Piñeyro are the only directors with whom Sbaraglia has worked with more than once.

He was nominated for the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2007 for his role of Jesús Irurre in the film Salvador (Puig Antich) in which he starred with German actor Daniel Brühl. The City of Huelva awarded Sbaraglia an honorary award (Premio Honorífico) in 2005.

Sbaraglia returned to Argentina in 2008, and starred in Marcelo Piñeyro's Las viudas de los jueves (Thursday Widows) in a role nominated for an Argentine Film Critics Association Silver Condor Award. Among his notables later roles was opposite Robert De Niro and Sigourney Weaver in Rodrigo Cortés' Red Lights (2012); and as one of two men in a caught in a road duel in Damián Szifrón's acclaimed Wild Tales (2014).

Best films

Wild Tales (2014)

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Filmography of Leonardo Sbaraglia (26 films)

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Wasp Network
Directed by Olivier Assayas
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Spy, Historical
Themes Spy films
Actors Édgar Ramírez, Penélope Cruz, Gael García Bernal, Wagner Moura, Ana de Armas, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Roles Basulto
Rating59% 2.952742.952742.952742.952742.95274
Dans les années 1980 et 1990, des groupes terroristes anti-Castro basés en Floride mènent des opérations militaires contre Cuba. Ils seront démasqués par cinq espions cubains infiltrés aux États-Unis.
Pain and Glory, 1h53
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas, Julieta Serrano
Roles Federico Delgado
Rating74% 3.748473.748473.748473.748473.74847
Salvador Mallo est un réalisateur qui a connu le succès mais qui ne réalise plus de films à cause de nombreuses douleurs physiques dont il souffre. Par hasard, il retrouve Alberto Crespo, un acteur avec qui il s'est fâché trente ans auparavant. Il se remémore son enfance avec sa mère à Paterna.
The Accused
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Lali Espósito, Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Roles Luis
Rating60% 3.019193.019193.019193.019193.01919
Dolores Dreier mène la vie ordinaire d'une jeune étudiante jusqu'au jour où sa meilleure amie est violemment assassinée. Deux ans plus tard, seule accusée du procès, elle est au centre d'un déchaînement médiatique. Ses parents la soutiennent fermement, n'hésitant pas à engager le meilleur avocat de la ville pour la défendre. Mais peu à peu, des secrets font surface et la solidarité familiale se fissure.
At the End of the Tunnel, 2h
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Federico Luppi, Clara Lago
Roles Joaquín
Rating70% 3.500563.500563.500563.500563.50056
Joaquín, un ingénieur en informatique paraplégique vit une existence solitaire chez lui et passe son temps sur ses ordinateurs, dans le sous-sol de sa maison.
Wild Tales
Wild Tales (2014)
, 2h2
Origin Argentine
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about terrorism
Actors Ricardo Darín, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Darío Grandinetti, Nancy Dupláa, María Onetto, Érica Rivas
Roles Diego (segment "El más fuerte")
Rating80% 4.0482154.0482154.0482154.0482154.048215
Two plane passengers discover that they know a man named Pasternak: the woman is his former girlfriend, and the man is a music critic who savagely reviewed his work. They discover that everybody on the flight is connected to Pasternak. An air stewardess reveals that Pasternak is the plane's pilot and has locked himself into the cockpit. Pasternak crashes the plane into his parents' house.
Aire Libre
Aire Libre (2014)
, 1h42
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Leonardo Sbaraglia, Celeste Cid, Érica Rivas
Roles Manuel
Rating52% 2.617672.617672.617672.617672.61767
Red Lights
Red Lights (2012)
, 1h59
Directed by Rodrigo Cortés
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Actors Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Joely Richardson, Elizabeth Olsen, Toby Jones
Roles Palladino
Rating61% 3.0999853.0999853.0999853.0999853.099985
The film opens with two primary characters: a university academic who also engages in paranormal investigation work, Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver); and her assistant in both areas, Tom Buckley (Cillian Murphy), who is also a talented physics academic. The audience is provided with an insight into the world of the opening section's primary characters while concurrently observing the public re-emergence of a psychic, Simon Silver (Robert De Niro).
A Gun in Each Hand, 1h35
Directed by Cesc Gay
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Ricardo Darín, Javier Cámara, Luis Tosar, Eduardo Noriega, Leonor Watling, Candela Peña
Roles J.
Rating64% 3.245733.245733.245733.245733.24573
Le portrait de de huit quadragénaires dépassés et déconcertés par leur vie. Incapables d'exprimer leurs émotions, ils se retrouvent projetés dans des situations à la fois comiques et pathétiques, révelant leur conflit majeur : la crise d'identité masculine. Entre déprime, séduction, amour, infidélité et solitude, une radiographie de la vie amoureuse des hommes d'aujour'hui qui dépeint sans concession leurs faiblesses et leur quête d'une nouvelle identité.
No Return
No Return (2010)

Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Leonardo Sbaraglia, Bárbara Goenaga, Federico Luppi
Roles Federico Samaniego
Rating68% 3.4292753.4292753.4292753.4292753.429275
Diary of a Nymphomaniac, 1h35
Directed by Christian Molina
Origin France
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Belén Fabra, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Geraldine Chaplin, Ángela Molina, Antonio Garrido, Natasha Yarovenko
Roles Jaime
Rating56% 2.848912.848912.848912.848912.84891
Val, a young, middle-class woman with a strong desire for sex, finds herself destitute after an abusive boyfriend runs off with all her money, and begins to earn a living as a high-class call girl but finds herself enjoying this life more than she could have hoped – or feared.
The King of the Hill, 1h30
Directed by Gonzalo López-Gallego
Origin Espagne
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Leonardo Sbaraglia, María Valverde
Roles Quim
Rating60% 3.046773.046773.046773.046773.04677
Quim is driving through an isolated rural area and arrives at a petrol station where it is revealed he is trying to get in contact with a woman named Sofia. Whilst on the phone he spots a woman shoplifting and meets her in the bathroom where they have sex and she steals his wallet. In an attempt to follow her to recover his belongings his car is shot at, and, when he pulls over to inspect the damage, a man with a rifle and dog appears and shoots him in the leg. He manages to get back into his car but he only gets so far until he discovers the road is blocked by a bulldozer and fallen tree. Leaving the car in an attempt to get a signal for his phone to call for help he hears a rumbling back at the road where he left his car and promptly drives back the way he came, only to run over his apparent pursuer.
Love, Pain and Vice Versa
Genres Thriller, Romance
Actors Barbara Mori, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Tony Dalton, Joaquín Cosío, Marina de Tavira, Martín Hernández
Roles Dr. Ricardo Marquéz
Rating63% 3.184773.184773.184773.184773.18477
In this thriller, Consuelo (Bárbara Mori) is in love with the man of her dreams. There is one problem... he only exists in her dreams. But she knows he is real and to prove it, she goes to the police claiming rape. A police sketch artist creates a portrait of him. The next day she gets a call. They have found him. She goes to the station and there he is, in a police line-up: the man of her dreams—in the flesh. But she soon learns how quickly dreams can turn into nightmares.
Salvador (2006)
, 2h18
Directed by Manuel Huerga
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about anarchism, Politique, Political films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Daniel Brühl, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Leonor Watling, Ingrid Rubio, Mercedes Sampietro, Carlota Olcina
Roles Jesus
Rating71% 3.594233.594233.594233.594233.59423
Le 2 mars 1974, sous le régime de Franco, Salvador Puig i Antich, militant espagnol anarchiste, a été le dernier exécuté par « garrot vil ». Le film retrace la vie de Salvador depuis son engagement politique au sein du MIL jusqu'à son exécution.
Carmen (2003)
, 1h59
Directed by Vicente Aranda
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Paz Vega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Jay Benedict, María Botto, Mariví Bilbao, Simon Shepherd
Roles Jose
Rating60% 3.0442253.0442253.0442253.0442253.044225
While traveling through Andalusia, Spain in 1830, Prosper Mérimée, a French writer, meets José, a wanted criminal. José ends up condemned to death by garroting. The day before José is going to be executed, Mérimée, who has befriended the bandit, visits him in prison. From his jail cell, José begins to narrate his tragic story to the sympathetic writer.