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Joaquim de Almeida

Joaquim de Almeida was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Son of two pharmacists and the sixth of eight kids, Joaquim showed signs at an early age that his future lay not in the family business. At the age of eighteen, after attending the theater course at the Lisbon Conservatory for two years, he left Portugal to pursue his studies after the Conservatory ... See full bio »

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 2016 Queen of the South (TV Series) (filming)
Epifanio Varga
- Un Alma. Un Mapa. A Futuro (2016) ... Epifanio Varga
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
 2015 Mix (TV Movie)
 2015/I Diablo
 2015 Santa Bárbara (TV Series)
Marcelo Vidal
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Marcelo Vidal
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
 2015 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun
Joey the Junkman
 2014 Of Mind and Music
Dr. Alvaro Cruz
 2014 Revolution (TV Series)
Luis Nunez
- Mis Dos Padres (2014) ... Luis Nunez
 2013 Bones (TV Series)
Raphael Valenza
- The Nazi on the Honeymoon (2013) ... Raphael Valenza
 2013 Three-60
Alberto Ibarguren
 2013 Rouge Brésil (TV Mini-Series)
Joao da Silva / João da Silva
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Joao da Silva
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... João da Silva
 2013 The Gilded Cage
José Ribeiro
 2012 Revenge (TV Series)
Salvador Grobet
- Revelations (2012) ... Salvador Grobet
 2012 Missing (TV Series)
Antoine Lussier
- Ice Queen (2012) ... Antoine Lussier
- The Hard Drive (2012) ... Antoine Lussier
- Pilot (2012) ... Antoine Lussier
 2012 Archer (TV Series)
Román Calzado
- El Contador (2012) ... Román Calzado (voice)
 2012 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Gabriel Porchetto
- My Bloody Valentine (2012) ... Gabriel Porchetto
 2011 Rosa Fogo (TV Series)
Horácio Gomes
- Episode dated 19 September 2011 (2011) ... Horácio Gomes
 2011 The Glades (TV Series)
Alvaro Saldivar
- Family Matters (2011) ... Alvaro Saldivar
 2011 Mamitas
Professor Alexander Viera
 2011 Fast Five
 2010 República (TV Series)
- Às Armas (2010) ... Henrique
 2010 Vuelo IL8714 (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Hunter
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Hunter
 2010 Backlight
 2010 A ria, a água, o homem... (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2008-2009 Crusoe (TV Series)
Santos Santana
- The Hunting Party (2009) ... Santos Santana (uncredited)
- Long Pig (2008) ... Santos Santana
- Gunpowder (2008) ... Santos Santana
- Rum (2008) ... Santos Santana (credit only)
 2007 Call Girl
 2007 The Heart of the Earth
 2007 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Joseph Trevi
- Man Down (2007) ... Joseph Trevi
 2006 53 días de invierno
 2006 Saints Row (Video Game)
Hector (voice)
 2006 Love and Debate
 2006 Moscow Zero
 2006 Posdata
 2005 Blue Sombrero
El Presidente
 2005 Wanted (TV Series)
Captain Manuel Valenza
- Judas (2005) ... Captain Manuel Valenza (as Joaquím de Almeida)
- Shoot to Thrill (2005) ... Captain Manuel Valenza (as Joaquím de Almeida)
- Lips Are Lips (2005) ... Captain Manuel Valenza (as Joaquím de Almeida)
 2005 Um Tiro no Escuro
 2004 The Batman (TV Series)
- Traction (2004) ... Bane (voice)
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (Video Game)
Mattsson / Silencio / Zuni / ... (voice, as Joaquim de Alemeida)
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Carlos Carrio
- Slow News Day (2004) ... Carlos Carrio
 2003 Runaway
 2003 Os Imortais
Roberto Alua
 2003 Kingpin (TV Mini-Series)
Colombian Cocaine Kingpin
- Pilot (2003) ... Colombian Cocaine Kingpin
 2002 Quiet Men (Short)
 2002 Break of Dawn
Radman / Constantin
 2002 Sweat
 2002 Demon Island
Narrator (voice, as Joaquim DeAlmeida)
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines
Admiral Piquet (as Joaquim De Almeida)
 2001 The Xango from Baker Street
Sherlock Holmes
 2001 Stranded
Fidel Rodrigo
 2001 Water and Salt
 2001 La voz de su amo
Oliveira (as Joaquín de Almeida)
 2000 April Captains
 2000 Falcone (TV Series)
Caesar Nicoletti
 1999/I Inferno
 1999 Camino de Santiago (TV Mini-Series)
Gonzalo Leyva
 1999 Vendetta (TV Movie)
Joseph Macheca
 1998 Dollar for the Dead (TV Movie)
Friar Ramon
 1998 The Mask of Zorro
General Santa Anna (scenes deleted)
 1998 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
Joaquim Armel
- Psychic Pilgrim (1998) ... Joaquim Armel
 1997 L'enfant du bout du monde (TV Movie)
Miguel Carmina
 1997 Tentação
Father António
 1997 Elles
 1997 Fatima (TV Movie)
Avelino de Almeida
 1997 Corazón loco
 1997 Estória do Gato e da Lua (Short)
The Cat (voice)
 1997 We're Still Here (as Joaquim Almeida)
 1996 Docas (TV Series)
 1996 Nostromo (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Sotillo
 1996 Dead Man's Walk (TV Mini-Series)
Major Laroche
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Major Laroche
 1995 M de Amigo (Short)
 1995 Adão e Eva
 1995 Desperado
 1995 According to Pereira
 1994 Only You
Giovanni (as Joaquim De Almeida)
 1994 Uma Vida Normal
 1994 El baile de las ánimas
 1993 On the Edge of the Horizon
Voice of Spino (voice, uncredited)
 1993 Amok
 1993 Sombras en una batalla
José (as Joaquim De Almeida)
 1992 Una estación de paso
 1992 Amor e Dedinhos de Pé
Francisco Frontaria
 1992 El maestro de esgrima
 1992 Terra Fria
 1992 Aqui D'El Rei! (TV Movie)
 1991 The Dumbfounded King
 1991 El día que nací yo
Pelayo Menéndez
 1991 Alex
 1991 Retrato de Família
Miguel Montenegro
 1990 A Ilha (Short)
 1990 Sandino
 1990 Segno di fuoco
Luis Barreto
 1989 Les deux Fragonard
Honoré Fragonard
 1988 Milan noir
 1988 Terre sacrée
 1988 Disamistade
Sebastiano Catte
 1987 Good morning Babilonia
Andrea Bonnano
 1987 Repórter X
Reinaldo Ferreira
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Roberto 'Nico' Arroyo
- Bought and Paid For (1985) ... Roberto 'Nico' Arroyo (as Joaquim DeAlmeida)
 1983 Beyond the Limit
Leon (as Joaquim De Almeida)
 1982 The Soldier
The Soldier's Force (as Joaquim DeAlmeida)
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Recently he played Ramon Salazar in the TV serie 24, season 3 and gained many new fans. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joaquim Almeida | Joaquim De Almeida | Joaquim DeAlmeida | Joaquim de Alemeida | Joachim de Almeida | Joaquím de Almeida | Joaquín de Almeida


5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

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