Biography

Joaquin Cosío was born in Nayarit, Mexico. His training as an actor began in 1983 and has continued growing and developing ever since. In 1994, Cosío wrote his first stage play, titled Tomochic: Or the day the world ended, which was awarded the National Literature Prize. Performing in over 50 plays and over 600 live performances, his stage career reached a new milestone in 1999 when he was hand selected to join the National Theater Company. This led Cosío to make the decision to move to Mexico City permanently and focus on becoming a full-time actor. He has been working non-stop ever since as one of Mexico's most respected actors of stage and screen. He made his film debut in 2001 in the film The Blue Room and he has since participated in over 30 feature films and several shorts. Cosío played a multi-episode role in the HBO comedy Eastbound & Down. He played General Medrano, one of the main villains in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace, and acted alongside Benicio del Toro in Oliver Stone's gritty thriller, Savages. Cosío appeared in Robert Duvall's A Night in Old Mexico, and in Disney's 2013 filmThe Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer.

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Joaquin Cosío was born in Nayarit, Mexico. His training as an actor began in 1983 and has continued growing and developing ever since. In 1994, Cosío wrote his first stage play, titled Tomochic: Or the day the world ended, which was awarded the National Literature Prize. Performing in over 50 plays and over 600 live performances, his stage career reached a new milestone in 1999 when he was hand selected to join the National Theater Company. This led Cosío to make the decision to move to Mexico City permanently and focus on becoming a full-time actor. He has been working non-stop ever since as one of Mexico's most respected actors of stage and screen. He made his film debut in 2001 in the film The Blue Room and he has since participated in over 30 feature films and several shorts. Cosío played a multi-episode role in the HBO comedy Eastbound & Down. He played General Medrano, one of the main villains in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace, and acted alongside Benicio del Toro in Oliver Stone's gritty thriller, Savages. Cosío appeared in Robert Duvall's A Night in Old Mexico, and in Disney's 2013 filmThe Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1962

Place of Birth Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico

Official Site https://twitter.com/cosio_joaquin

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Me gusta, pero me asusta as Don Gumaro
2016 Blue Demon(40 episodes) as Ignacio Vera
2016 Sundown as Pedro Alazanas
2016 Las Aparicio
2016 Thoroughbred
2015 Hot Pursuit as Vicente Cortez
2015 The Thin Yellow Line as Gabriel
2014 La dictadura perfecta as Agustín Morales
2014 Cantinflas as "El Indio" Fernández
2014 The Strain(13 episodes) as Angel Guzman Hurtado
2014 A Shred Of Mist
2014 Familia Gang
2013 El mar muerto
2013 A Night in Old Mexico as Cholo
2013 Amorous Pancho Villa as Abraham Gonzalez
2013 The Lone Ranger as Jesus
2013 Bless Me, Ultima as Narciso
2013 Between Night and Day
2012 The Walls Talk as Carlín
2012 The Arrival of Conrado Sierra
2012 The Precocious and Brief Life of Sabina Rivas as Burrona
2012 Savages as El Azul
2011 Pastorela as Agent Jesus Juarez
2011 A Better Life as Blasco Martinez
2011 Saving Private Perez as Rosalío
2010 Te presento a Laura as Guadalupe
2010 El Infierno as El Cochiloco
2009 Backyard as Peralta
2008 Rudo & Cursi as Arnulfo
2008 Quantum of Solace as General Medrano
2008 Teo's Journey
2008 Enlightened blood
2008 Love, Pain and Vice Versa as Agente
2004 Killing Cabos as Ruben "Mascarita"
2002 The Blue Room as Maestro de Obras
1900 Belzebuth
1900 Heriberto y Demetrio

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