Demián Bichir
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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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Demián Bichir's Highest Rated Movies

Demián Bichir is known for:

Demián Bichir Movie Credits

Sexo, pudor y lágrimas

Character : Tomás

Che: Part Two

Character : Fidel Castro

Che: Part One

Character : Fidel Castro



Character : Rio

Todo el poder

Character : Gabriel Castro

Sin noticias de Dios

Character : Manny


Character : No character defined

Rojo amanecer

Character : Jorge

Fuera Del Cielo

Character : Malboro

The Runway

Character : Ernesto Cordoba


Character : Miguel

Hidalgo la historia jamás contada

Character : Hidalgo


Character : Alex

Cilantro y Perejil

Character : Carlos Rodríguez

A Better Life

Character : Carlos Riquelme

El sueño de Iván

Character : No character defined

Machete Kills

Character : Mendez

The Heat

Character : Hale

Ciudades Oscuras

Character : Mario

Dom Hemingway

Character : Mr. Fontaine

American Visa

Character : No character defined


Character : Ricardo

Perdita Durango

Character : Catalina

Mosquita muerta

Character : Himself

Words with Gods

Character : Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios")

Muerte en Buenos Aires

Character : Inspector Chávez

Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy

Character : Narrator (voice)

Antes de que nos olviden

Character : No character defined

In the Time of the Butterflies

Character : Manolo

Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto

Character : Omar

The Hateful Eight

Character : Bob


Character : Salvador

Hasta Morir

Character : No character defined

Ave María

Character : Daniel Simón

Enemigos íntimos

Character : No character defined

Good Kids

Character : Yaco


Character : No character defined

Un cuento de circo & a love song

Character : Refugio

Viaje al paraíso

Character : No character defined


Character : Miguel

7:19, la hora del temblor

Character : Fernando Pellicer

Alien: Covenant

Character : seržant Carl Lope

The Nun

Character : Father Burke

Last Supper

Character : Sergeant Carl Lope

Chaos Walking

Character : Ben Moore

Alien: Covenant Prologue - Phobos

Character : Sergeant Carl Lope

Luces de la noche

Character : No character defined

Choices of the Heart

Character : Armando


Character : No character defined

Walden: Life in The Woods

Character : Ramirez


Character : Dr. Mario Garcia


Character : Himself (as Demian Bichir)

Godzilla vs. Kong

Character : No character defined

Alien: Covenant Prologue - Crew Messages

Character : Lopé


Character : Fidel Castro

Demián Bichir Tv Credits


Character : Esteban Carlos Reyes

The Bridge

Character : Marco Ruiz

Grand Hotel

Character : Santiago Mendoza