Biografi

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.

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.

Personal Info

Kendt For Skuespil

Køn Mand

Known Credits 57

Fødselsdato 1963-08-01

Fødested Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Officiel Side -

Også Kendt Som

  • Demián Bichir Nájera
  • Demian Bichir
  • Damián Bechir

Skuespil TV udsendelserFilm

Walden: Life in The Woods as Ramirez
2020 Chaos Walking as Ben Moore
2020 Godzilla vs. Kong
2020 The Grudge
2019 Grand Hotel (7 episoder) as Santiago Mendoza
2018 The Nun as Father Burke
2018 Corazón as Dr. Mario Garcia
2017 Alien: Covenant Prologue - Phobos as Sergeant Carl Lope
2017 Alien: Covenant as Carl Lope
2017 Lowriders as Miguel
2017 Alien: Covenant Prologue - Crew Messages as Lopé
2017 Prologue: Last Supper as Sergeant Carl Lope
2016 7:19, la hora del temblor as Fernando Pellicer
2016 Good Kids as Yaco
2016 Un cuento de circo & a love song as Refugio
2015 The Hateful Eight as Bob
2015 43 as Himself (as Demian Bichir)
2014 Antes de que nos olviden
2014 Words with Gods as Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios")
2014 Muerte en Buenos Aires as Inspector Chávez
2013 Dom Hemingway as Mr. Fontaine
2013 Machete Kills as Mendez
2013 The Bridge (26 episoder) as Marco Ruiz
2013 The Heat as Hale
2013 Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy as Narrator (voice)
2012 Savages as Alex
2012 Foreverland as Salvador
2011 El sueño de Iván
2011 A Better Life as Carlos Riquelme
2010 Hidalgo: la historia jamás contada as Hidalgo
2010 The Runway as Ernesto Cordoba
2009 Enemigos íntimos
2009 Che: Part Two as Fidel Castro
2008 Che: Part One as Fidel Castro
2007 Mosquita muerta as Himself
2007 Fuera Del Cielo as Malboro
2005 American Visa
2005 Weeds (30 episoder) as Esteban Carlos Reyes
2004 Hypnose as Miguel
2002 Ciudades Oscuras as Mario
2001 Sin noticias de Dios as Manny
2001 In the Time of the Butterflies as Manolo
1999 Ave María as Daniel Simón
1999 Sexo, pudor y lágrimas as Tomás
1999 Todo el poder as Gabriel Castro
1999 Santitos
1998 Cilantro y Perejil as Carlos Rodríguez
1998 Luces de la noche
1997 Perdita Durango as Catalina
1996 Solo as Rio
1995 Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto as Omar
1994 Hasta Morir
1993 Miroslava as Ricardo
1989 Rojo amanecer as Jorge
1986 Astucia
1985 Viaje al paraíso
1983 Choices of the Heart as Armando

Skrivning

2016 Un cuento de circo & a love song Screenplay

Instruering

2016 Un cuento de circo & a love song Director

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page