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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 95 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Autómata
Blue Robot (voice)
 2013 Scorpion in Love
Solís
 2012 Sherman and Pacifico (Short)
Pacifico
 2012 Skyfall
Silva
 2010 Biutiful
Uxbal
 2006 Goya's Ghosts
Lorenzo
 2004 Collateral
Felix
 2002 Mondays in the Sun
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 Golden Balls
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.
 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:

1 Print Biography | 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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Personal Quote:

[on his preference between playing a villain or a romantic lead] I try to taste both of them with the same intensity. If you're playing a bad guy whose mind is broken, you have to get in there and find out what triggers those feelings. And once you're on the other side, you have to take that and throw it away. Somebody said 'The difference between an artist and a person that's crazy is that the ... See more »

Trivia:

The longest he has gone without an Oscar nomination is 7 years, between Before Night Falls (2000) and No Country for Old Men (2007). See more »

Trademark:

Deep gruff voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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