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Javier Bardem


Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal grandparents were actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 99 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Anton Chigurh
(2007)
Skyfall
Skyfall Silva
(2012)
The Sea Inside
The Sea Inside Ramón Sampedro
(2004)
Biutiful
Biutiful Uxbal
(2010)

Filmography

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 2019 Untitled Universal Monster Project (announced)
Frankenstein (rumored)
 2016 The Last Face
Miguel Leon
 2015 The Gunman
Felix
 2014/I Automata
Blue Robot (voice)
 2013 L'Agent (Video short)
Construction Worker
 2013 Alacrán enamorado
Solís
 2012 Sherman and Pacifico (Short)
Pacifico
 2012 Skyfall
Silva
 2010 Biutiful
Uxbal
 2006 Goya's Ghosts
Lorenzo
 2004 Collateral
Felix
 2002 Los lunes al sol
Santa
 2002 The Dancer Upstairs
Agustín Rejas
 2001 Don't Tempt Me
Tony Graco (uncredited)
 1999 Los lobos de Washington
Alberto
 1999 Between Your Legs
Javier
 1998 Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley
Quinqui del billar (uncredited)
 1997 Live Flesh
David
 1997 Airbag
José Alberto 'Amor Obsoleto'
 1997 Nova ficció (TV Series)
Raúl
- Des de mai (1997) ... Raúl
 1996 Mambrú
Cámara (as Javier Encinas)
 1996 Éxtasis
Rober
 1995 La madre (Short)
Hijo
 1994 El detective y la muerte
Detective
 1994 Días contados
Lisardo
 1994 La teta y la luna
El Tercer Romano (as Benito González)
 1994 Pronòstic reservat (Short)
 1993 Huevos de oro
Benito González
 1993 Huidos
Rafael
 1993 El amante bilingüe
Limpiabotas
 1992 Crónicas del mal (TV Series)
 1992 Jamón, Jamón
Raul
 1992 Tango (TV Series)
Efraín Cifuentes
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Efraín Cifuentes
 1992 Amo tu cama rica
Antonio
 1991 High Heels
Regidor T.V.
 1991 El C.I.D. (TV Series)
Vince
- Thursday's Child (1991) ... Vince
 1991 Brain (Short)
 1990 Brigada central (TV Series)
Drogadicto
- Turno de noche (1990) ... Drogadicto
 1986 Segunda enseñanza (TV Series)
Pablo
- De Beltrán, Beltraneja (1986) ... Pablo
- El eterno retorno (1986) ... Pablo
- Tabúes (1986) ... Pablo
- La vieja libertad (1986) ... Pablo
 1981 El poderoso influjo de la luna
Niño entre gente curiosa (uncredited)
 1974 El pícaro (TV Series)
Alonso niño
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Other Works:

Macaco's music video: "Moving" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Javier Encinas | Benito González

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

One of my dreams came true when [Julian Schnabel] showed the movie [Before Night Falls (2000)] to Al Pacino and he called me at 3 a.m. Spanish time and told me he liked my performance. I told him, "There are two things I believe in, God and Al Pacino" [Bardem has, himself, corrected this statements saying "I always said that I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino"] See more »

Trivia:

Is one of 11 actors to have won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the same performance. The others in chronological order are Geoffrey Rush for Shine (1996), Jamie Foxx for Ray (2004), Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote (2005), Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006), Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln ... See more »

Trademark:

Deep gruff voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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