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Demian Bichir


Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico to Alejandro, a theatre director, and Maricruz, an actress. 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 became a member of the National Theater Company of Mexico at age 13 and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Refugio (filming)
Refugio
 2014 Muerte en Buenos Aires
Inspector Chávez
 2013/I The Heat
Hale (as Demian Bichir)
 2012 El Santos VS la Tetona Mendoza
Cerdo Gutiérrez (voice)
 2012 Savages
Alex
 2011 Foreverland
Salvador
 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)
Carlos
- Paraíso perdido (2008) ... Carlos
- Perdona nuestras ofensas (2008) ... Carlos
- María Magdalena (2008) ... Carlos
 2006 Fuera del cielo
Malboro
 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
Miguel
 2002 Heartbreak Hospital
Tonio
 2002 Dark Cities
Mario
 2001 In the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie)
Manolo
 2000 Cerebro
 2000 La toma de la embajada
Rosemberg Pabón, 'Comandante Uno'
 2000 Todo el poder
Gabriel
 2000 El silencio del tiempo (Short)
 1999 Ave María
Daniel
 1999 Sex, Shame & Tears
Tomas
 1999 Santitos
Cacomixtle
 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
Catalina
 1997 Madame le consul (TV Series)
Hernandez
- 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
Mauricio
 1994 Ya la hicimos
 1993 Miroslava
Ricardo
 1992 Marea suave
 1990 Red Dawn
Jorge
 1988 El rincón de los prodigios (TV Series)
Monchito (1988)
 1988 The Penitent
Roberto
 1988 Carmen Vampira (Short)
 1987 Hotel Colonial
Young Hotel Clerk
 1986 Astucia
 1985 Viaje al paraíso
Chuy
 1984 Guadalupe (TV Series)
 1984 Los años felices (TV Series)
Tomas
 1983 Cuando los hijos se van (TV Series)
Ricardo
 1983 Choices of the Heart (TV Movie)
Armando
 1982 Vivir enamorada (TV Series)
Nacho
 1977 Rina (TV Series)
Juanito
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Alternate Names:

Damián Bechir

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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We all the have the capacity to be two things. And, after all, I was named for both the devil and the angel. 'Demonio y angel' Dem-y-an. See more »

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Leo

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