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Demian Bichir

Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Nájera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors. Demián began acting, at age 3 at the Palace of Fine Arts in his native Mexico City. He ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Good Kids (filming)
 2014 Refugio (filming)
 2013-2014 The Bridge (TV Series)
Marco Ruiz
- Beholder (2014) ... Marco Ruiz
- Eidolon (2014) ... Marco Ruiz
- Rakshasa (2014) ... Marco Ruiz
- Goliath (2014) ... Marco Ruiz
- Lamia (2014) ... Marco Ruiz
 2014 Death in Buenos Aires
Inspector Chávez
 2013 Dom Hemingway
Mr. Fontaine
 2013/I The Heat
Hale (as Demian Bichir)
 2012 El Santos VS la Tetona Mendoza
Cerdo Gutiérrez (voice)
 2012 Savages
Alex (as Demián Bichir)
 2011 Foreverland
 2011 El sueño de Iván
Entrenador Torres
 2008-2010 Weeds (TV Series)
Esteban Reyes
- Fran Tarkenton (2010) ... Esteban Reyes (as Demian Bichir)
- A Shoe for a Shoe (2010) ... Esteban Reyes (voice)
- Thwack (2010) ... Esteban Reyes
 2010 The Runway
Ernesto Cordoba
 2008 Live, Love, Laugh, But... (Short)
 2008 Capadocia (TV Series)
- Paraíso perdido (2008) ... Carlos
- Perdona nuestras ofensas (2008) ... Carlos
- María Magdalena (2008) ... Carlos
 2006 Fuera del cielo
 2005 Sombreros (TV Series)
Mr. Nielsen
 2005 American Visa
Professor Mario Alvarez
 2005 La otra mitad del sol (TV Series)
Felipe Saenz
 2004 Noche en Lima (Short)
 2004 Hipnos
 2002 Heartbreak Hospital
 2002 Dark Cities
 2001 In the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie)
 2000 Cerebro
 2000 La toma de la embajada
Rosemberg Pabón, 'Comandante Uno'
 2000 Todo el poder
 2000 El silencio del tiempo (Short)
 1999 Ave María
 1999 Sex, Shame & Tears
 1999 Santitos
 1998 Cruz (Short)
 1998 Demasiado corazón (TV Series)
Comandante Alfonso Carbajal
 1998 Cilantro y perejil
Carlos Rodríguez
 1998 Luces de la noche
Eduardo joven
 1997 Dance with the Devil
 1997 Madame le consul (TV Series)
- Les disparus de la Sierra Madre (1997) ... Hernandez
 1996 Solo
Rio (as Damián Bechir)
 1996 Cococobana (Short)
 1996 Nada personal (TV Series)
Comandante Alfonso Carbajal
 1996 Salón México
Insp. Casteléon
 1995 Lazos de amor (TV Series)
Valente Segura
 1995 Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto
Omar (as Demian Bichir)
 1994 Test of Love
 1994 'Til Death
 1994 Ya la hicimos
 1993 Miroslava
 1992 Marea suave
 1990 Red Dawn
 1988 El rincón de los prodigios (TV Series)
Monchito (1988)
 1988 The Penitent
 1988 Carmen Vampira (Short)
 1987 Hotel Colonial
Young Hotel Clerk
 1986 Astucia
 1985 Viaje al paraíso
 1984 Guadalupe (TV Series)
 1984 Los años felices (TV Series)
 1983 Cuando los hijos se van (TV Series)
 1983 Choices of the Heart (TV Movie)
 1982 Vivir enamorada (TV Series)
 1977 Rina (TV Series)
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Damián Bechir | Demián Bichir


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[I am] really bad at long-term commitments. I try to be as clear as I can be. I don't hide or play stupid games. I try to let everyone know that eventually I will probably be leaving. See more »


Met Mexican singer Lissete during the filming of a soap opera. They married, after being in a relationship for 3 years. See more »

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