Gael García Bernal

 

 

Gael García Bernal

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

​García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, the son of Patricia Bernal, an actress and former model, and José Angel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is Sergio Yazbek, whom his mother married when García Bernal was young. He started acting at just a year old and spent most of his teen years starring in telenovelas. Gael studied the International Baccalaureate, with chemistry being unquestionably his favorite subject. When he was fourteen, he taught indigenous peoples in Mexico to read, often working with the Huichol Indians. In his later teens, he took part in peaceful demonstrations during the Chiapas uprisingof 1994.

 

Movies

Amores perros
Octavio
La mala educación
Ángel/Juan/Zahara
La science des rêves
Stéphane
El Crimen del Padre Amaro
Padre Amaro
Babel
Santiago
Y tu mamá también
Julio Zapata
Diarios de motocicleta
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
The King
Elvis
Rudo y Cursi
Toto
I'm with Lucy
Gabriel
The Limits of Control
Mexican
Blindness
King of Ward 3
Mammoth
Leo Vidales
Fidel
Che Guevara
Letters to Juliet
Victor
A Little Bit of Heaven
Julian Goldstein
Sin noticias de Dios
Davenport
El Pasado
Rímini
Casa De Mi Padre
Onza
The Loneliest Planet
Alex
También la lluvia
Sebastián
José e Pilar
Himself
Déficit
Cristobal
In Viaggio Con Che Guevara
Che
No
René Saaverdra
Vidas privadas
Gustavo 'Gana' Bertolini
Dreaming of Julia
Ricky
Rosewater
Maziar Bahari
La santa muerte
Narrator
De tripas, corazón
No character defined
Desierto
Moises
El Ardor
Kaí
Z
Zorro
Vamps
Diego Bardem
Dot the I
Kit Winter
Chevolution
No character defined
Zoom
Edward
Eva no duerme
No character defined
The Last Post
Jose Francisco
Salt and Fire
Dr. Fabio Cavani
Who Is Dayani Cristal?
Himself
Neruda
Oscar Peluchoneau
Me estás matando, Susana
Eligio
Coco
Hector (voice)
El Ojo en la Nuca
Pablo
Sexo en el plató
Julio Zapata / Ángel / Juan / Zahara (archive footage)
Si tu voyais son coeur
No character defined
Museo
Juan Nuñez
The Kindergarten Teacher
No character defined