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Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir Nájera (August 1, 1963, height 5' 10" (1,78 m)) is a Mexican actor. Both of his parents, Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera, and brothers Odiseo and Bruno Bichir are actors. He was married to singer Lisset Gutiérrez. He started his acting career at the age of 14 in the telenovela Rina with Ofelia Medina. His second acting role was as an adult in Vivir enamorada both telenovelas were during his years with Televisa. The following year he obtained a role in his first movie, the American production Choices of the Heart. He then continued his acting roles in telenovelas with film productions of Mexico, Spain and the United States. His movie Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999) broke box-office records in Mexico becoming the #1 movie in the history of Mexican cinema until El crimen del Padre Amaro. The MTV Movie Awards-México created a special category "Mejor Bichir en una Película" ("Best Bichir in a movie") because of the many films the Bichir siblings act in every year. He earned this award for Bendito infierno, in which he co-stars with Victoria Abril, Penélope Cruz and Gael García Bernal. His American debut occurred when he depicted Fidel Castro in Steven Soderbergh's 2008 biopic Che, on the life of revolutionary Che Guevara. Recently he has been exposed to a wider American audience with his recurring role as Esteban Reyes, the corrupt mayor of Tijuana and love interest of Nancy Botwin in the fourth, fifth and sixth seasons of the Showtime comedy series Weeds.


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Born:
Aug 1, 1963 In Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the movie Viaje al paraíso 1985-09-08
Latest Project:
Movie Godzilla vs. Kong 2021-03-24
Known For

Demián Bichir Movies Filmography

Movie
Godzilla vs. Kong
Walter Simmons 2021-03-24
Movie
Chaos Walking
Ben Moore 2021-02-24
Movie
Land
Miguel 2021-02-12
Movie
The Grudge
Goodman 2020-01-02
Movie
The Midnight Sky
Sanchez 2020-12-10
Series
Grand Hotel
Santiago Mendoza 2019-06-17
Movie
The Nun
Father Burke 2018-09-05
Movie
Corazón
Dr. Mario Garcia 2018-04-04
Movie
Lowriders
Miguel 2017-04-28
Movie
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Crew Messages
Lopé 2017-04-17
Movie
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper
Sergeant Carl Lope 2017-02-22
Movie
Alien: Covenant
Carl Lope 2017-05-09
Movie
Walden: Life in The Woods
Ramirez 2017-11-04
Movie
Master Class: Ridley Scott
Self 2017-08-15
Movie
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Phobos
Sergeant Carl Lope 2017-08-15
Movie
7:19
Fernando Pellicer 2016-09-16
Movie
Good Kids
Yaco 2016-07-29
Movie
The Hateful Eight
Bob 2015-12-25
Movie
Words with Gods
Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios") 2014-11-20
Movie
Death in Buenos Aires
Inspector Chávez 2014-05-05
Movie
Dom Hemingway
Mr. Fontaine 2013-11-15
Movie
Machete Kills
Mendez 2013-09-12
Series
The Bridge
Marco Ruiz 2013-07-10
Movie
The Heat
Hale 2013-06-27
Movie
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Movie
Before We Are Forgotten
2013-12-08
Movie
El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza
Cerdo Gutiérrez 2 (voice) 2012-11-30
Movie
Savages
Alex 2012-07-06
Movie
A Better Life
Carlos Riquelme 2011-06-24
Movie
Foreverland
Salvador 2011-12-03
Movie
The Dream of Ivan
2011-10-14
Movie
The Runway
Ernesto Cordoba 2010-07-10
Movie
Enemigos íntimos
2009-08-07
Movie
Che: Part Two
Fidel Castro 2009-01-24
Movie
Che: Part One
Fidel Castro 2008-09-05
Movie
Mosquita muerta
Himself 2007-10-26
Movie
Fuera Del Cielo
Malboro 2007-01-12
Movie
American Visa
2005-10-04
Movie
Hipnos
Miguel 2004-10-08
Movie
Heartbreak Hospital
Tonio 2002-12-20
Movie
Dark Cities
Mario 2002-09-20
Movie
Don't Tempt Me
Manny 2001-11-30
Movie
In the Time of the Butterflies
Manolo 2001-10-21
Movie
La toma de la embajada
2000-12-25
Movie
Ave María
Daniel Simón 1999-11-20
Movie
Sex, Shame & Tears
Tomás 1999-06-18
Movie
Todo el poder
Gabriel Castro 1999-02-28
Movie
Santitos
1999-01-23
Movie
Luces de la noche
1998-05-29
Movie
Dance with the Devil
Catalina 1997-10-31
Movie
Solo
Rio 1996-08-23
Movie
Salón México
Insp. Casteleón 1996-02-02
Movie
Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead
Omar 1995-10-05
Movie
Miroslava
Ricardo 1993-04-03
Movie
Red Dawn
Jorge 1989-02-10
Movie
Astucia
1986-11-06
Movie
Viaje al paraíso
1985-09-08