Demián Bichir

 

 

Demián Bichir

Mexico City - Distrito Federal - Mexico

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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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Movies

Sexo, pudor y lágrimas
Tomás
Che: Part Two
Fidel Castro
Che: Part One
Fidel Castro
Solo
Rio
Todo el poder
Gabriel Castro
Sin noticias de Dios
Manny
Santitos
No character defined
Rojo amanecer
Jorge
Fuera Del Cielo
Malboro
The Runway
Ernesto Cordoba
Hipnos
Miguel
Hidalgo la historia jamás contada
Hidalgo
Savages
Alex
Cilantro y Perejil
Carlos Rodríguez
A Better Life
Carlos Riquelme
El sueño de Iván
No character defined
Machete Kills
Mendez
The Heat
Hale
Ciudades Oscuras
Mario
Dom Hemingway
Mr. Fontaine
American Visa
No character defined
Miroslava
Ricardo
Perdita Durango
Catalina
Mosquita muerta
Himself
Words with Gods
Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios")
Muerte en Buenos Aires
Inspector Chávez
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
Narrator (voice)
Antes de que nos olviden
No character defined
In the Time of the Butterflies
Manolo
Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto
Omar
The Hateful Eight
Bob
Foreverland
Salvador
Hasta Morir
No character defined
Ave María
Daniel Simón
Enemigos íntimos
No character defined
Good Kids
Yaco
Astucia
No character defined
Un cuento de circo & a love song
Refugio
Viaje al paraíso
No character defined
Lowriders
Miguel
7:19, la hora del temblor
Fernando Pellicer
Alien: Covenant
Sergeant Carl Lope
The Nun
Father Burke
Last Supper
Sergeant Carl Lope
Chaos Walking
Ben Moore
Phobos
Lope

Tv

Weeds
Esteban Carlos Reyes
The Bridge
Marco Ruiz