Edgar Ramírez
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Edgar Ramírez

Edgar Ramirez Arellano is a venezuelan actor. He played Carlos in the 2010 French-German biopic series Carlos, a role for which he won the César Award for Most Promising Actor at the César Awards 2011. His first recognition as an actor was the successful soap opera Cosita Rica, for Venevisión which aired in September 2003 to August 2004 lasting 270 episodes. In 2005, he made his major motion picture début playing Choco, Domino Harvey's love interest in the film Domino directed by Tony Scott. He was in Vantage Point directed by Pete Travis. In this high-budgeted Sony Pictures political thriller, Ramírez joined an all-star international cast including Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, William Hurt, Forrest Whitaker, Eduardo Noriega, and Ayelet Zurer. Ramírez plays Javier, an ex-special forces soldier forced to kidnap the American President in order to get his brother back. Upcoming is Cyrano Fernandez, with Ramírez in the title role. This independent production was directed by Alberto Arvelo and is based on the French play Cyrano de Bergerac. Ramírez has appeared in several other productions. Among those are the first part of the two film bundle Che by Steven Soderbergh, where he played the role of Ciro Redondo (a Cuban revolutionary who fought amongst Ché Guevara), La Hora Cero (The Magic Hour), a short film directed by Guillermo Arriaga, the acclaimed screenwriter of Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel (Mexico); Plan B, directed by Alejandro García Wiederman (Venezuela); Yotama se va volando (Yotama Flies Away), directed by Luis Armando Roche (Venezuela-France); Punto y raya (Step Forward), directed by Elia K. Schneider (Venezuela-Spain-Chile-Uruguay), submitted by Venezuela for Oscar consideration for 2004 Best Foreign Film, in which he played Colombian soldier Pedro. In 2007, he played the role of Paz, a Blackbriar assassin, in The Bourne Ultimatum. In the original Bourne Ultimatum, the villain is Illich Ramirez Sanchez, aka Carlos the Jackal. Ramírez went on to play the role of the actual Carlos in the 2010 French-German limited series Carlos. At the French César Awards 2011, he was awarded, for the film version of the TV series, the César Award for Most Promising Actor. Ramírez appeared in the Clash of the Titans (2010) sequel, Wrath of the Titans (2012), playing Ares, the God of War. Also in 2012, he played Larry in the Kathryn Bigelow film, Zero Dark Thirty.

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Edgar Ramírez Movie Credits


Character : Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos')

Saluda al diablo de mi parte

Character : Ángel Sotavento


Character : Simón Bolívar


Point Break

Character : Bodhi

À cœur ouvert

Character : Javier

Hands of Stone

Character : Roberto Duran

Deliver Us from Evil

Character : Mendoza

Punto y raya

Character : Pedro

Cyrano Fernández

Character : Cyrano Fernandez

Corpus Christi

Character : Paciencia De La Rosa

Wasp Network

Character : René Gonzalez


Character : Choco

El Don

Character : Alvaro


Character : Michael Acosta

Love Child

Character : No character defined


Character : Kevin Rivera

Wrath of the Titans

Character : Ares

La quietud

Character : Vincent

The Last Days of American Crime

Character : No character defined


Character : Sigmund

Yes Day

Character : Carlos


Character : Kandomere


Character : Tony Miranne

Jungle Cruise

Character : No character defined

The Bourne Ultimatum

Character : Paz


Character : Sebastián Castillo


Character : No character defined

Vantage Point

Character : Javier

Zero Dark Thirty

Character : Larry from Ground Branch

The Girl on the Train

Character : Dr. Kamal Abdic

The Counselor

Character : Priest

Che: Part One

Character : Ciro Redondo García

Edgar Ramírez Tv Credits


Character : Himself

Carlos / Le prix du Chacal

Character : Ilich Ramírez Sánchez („Carlos“)

American Crime Story

Character : Gianni Versace

The Undoing

Character : Detective Joe Mendoza