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Gael García Bernal


Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Patricia Bernal, an actress and model, and José Ángel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. Bernal began his acting career as a child, working with his parents in a variety of plays. When he was fourteen, he starred in a soap opera called El ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 24 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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  Eva no duerme (pre-production)
Admiral Emilio Eduardo Massera
 2015 Desierto (post-production)
Moises
 2015 Zoom (post-production)
Edward
 2014 Rosewater
Maziar Bahari
 2014 El Ardor
Kaí
 2012 Vamps
Diego Bardem (uncredited)
 2012/I No
René Saavedra
 2012 Casa de mi Padre
Onza
 2012 Zalet (Short)
 2011 The Loneliest Planet
Alex
 2010 Even the Rain
Sebastián
 2008 Rudo y Cursi
Tato
 2008 Blindness
Bartender / King of Ward Three
 2007 El pasado
Rímini
 2007 Déficit
Cristobal
 2006/I Babel
Santiago
 2005 The King
Elvis
 2004 Bad Education
Ángel / Juan / Zahara
 2003 Cuban Blood
Ricky
 2003 Dot the I
Kit Winter
 2001 The Last Post (Short)
Jose Francisco
 2001 Privates Lives
Gustavo 'Gana' Bertolini
 2001 El ojo en la nuca (Short)
Pablo
 2000 Cerebro
 2000 Amores Perros
Octavio (as Gael García)
 1996 De tripas, corazón (Short)
Martín
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Other Works:

Will star in the Lorca play, "Blood Wedding" in London's Almeida Theatre, from May 6 to June 18, 2005. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gael Garcia Bernal | Gael García

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Histories are to educate, so that we understand better for ourselves and for motivation. See more »

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His favorite actresses are Emily Watson and Juliette Binoche. See more »

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His skill with accents See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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