Javier Bardem


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Javier Bardem belongs to a family of actors that have been working on 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 Sampedro, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 104 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Skyfall Silva
(2012)
No Country for Old Men Anton Chigurh
(2007)
The Sea Inside Ramón Sampedro
(2004)
Biutiful Uxbal
(2010)

Filmography

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  Bride of Frankenstein (announced)
Frankenstein's Monster
 2023 The Little Mermaid (post-production)
King Triton
 2021 The Good Boss (completed)
Blanco
 2021 Dune
Stilgar
 2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride (TV Mini Series short)
Inigo Montoya
- Chapter Ten: To The Pain! (2020) ... Inigo Montoya
 2020 The Roads Not Taken
Leo
 2019 El Hormiguero: Vacaciones en el Titanic (Short)
Javier Bardem
 2018 Asesinato en el Hormiguero Express (TV Short)
Javier Bardem
 2018 Everybody Knows
Paco
 2018 Thy Kingdom Come (Short)
Father Quintana
 2017 Loving Pablo
Pablo Escobar
 2017 Mother!
Him
 2016 The Last Face
Miguel Leon
 2015 The Gunman
Felix
 2014/I Automata
Blue Robot (voice)
 2013 The Counselor
Reiner
 2013 L'Agent (Video short)
Construction Worker
 2013 Scorpion in Love
Solís
 2012 Sherman and Pacifico (Short)
Pacifico
 2012 Skyfall
Silva
 2012 To the Wonder
Father Quintana
 2010 Eat Pray Love
Felipe
 2010 Biutiful
Uxbal
 2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Juan Antonio
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
Florentino Ariza
 2007 No Country for Old Men
Anton Chigurh
 2006 Goya's Ghosts
Lorenzo
 2004/I The Sea Inside
Ramón Sampedro
 2004 Collateral
Felix
 2002 Mondays in the Sun
Santa
 2002 The Dancer Upstairs
Agustín Rejas
 2001 No News from God
Tony Graco (uncredited)
 2000 Before Night Falls
Reinaldo Arenas
 1999 Second Skin
Diego
 1999 Los lobos de Washington
Alberto
 1999 Between Your Legs
Javier
 1998 Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley
Sultán (uncredited)
 1997 Live Flesh
David de Paz
 1997 Dance with the Devil
Romeo
 1997 Airbag
José Alberto 'Amor Obsoleto'
 1997 Nova ficció (TV Series)
Raúl
- Des de mai (1997) ... Raúl
 1996 Mambrú (Short)
Cámara (as Javier Encinas)
 1996 Éxtasis
Rober
 1996 La madre (Short)
Hijo
 1995 Mouth to Mouth
Víctor Ventura
 1994 Pronòstic reservat (Short)
 1994 El detective y la muerte
Detective
 1994 Numbered Days
Lisardo
 1994 The Tit and the Moon
El Tercer Romano (as Benito González)
 1993 Golden Balls
Benito González
 1993 Huidos
Rafael
 1993 El amante bilingüe
Limpiabotas
 1992 Crónicas del mal (TV Series)
Tessy
- La salida del laberinto (1992) ... Tessy
 1992 Jamón, Jamón
El chorizo
 1992 Tango (TV Series)
Efraín Cifuentes
- Episode #1.8 (1992) ... Efraín Cifuentes
- Episode #1.7 (1992) ... Efraín Cifuentes
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Efraín Cifuentes
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Efraín Cifuentes
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Efraín Cifuentes
 1992 Amo tu cama rica
Antonio
 1991 Brain (Short)
 1991 High Heels
Regidor T.V.
 1991 El C.I.D. (TV Series)
Vince
- Thursday's Child (1991) ... Vince
 1990 Supercan y su banda (TV Series)
 1990 The Ages of Lulu
Jimmy
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Ermenegildo Zegna luxury clothing line "Defining Moments" (with Dev Patel) - Model See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Javier Encinas | Benito González

Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

Spouse:

Penélope Cruz  (2 children)

Parents:

Encinas Doussinague, José Carlos | Pilar Bardem

Relatives:

Rafael Bardem (grandparent) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I truly consider myself non-sexy, which is fine for me. I don't have any problem with that. Sometimes I would like to have Brad Pitt's body. But that's not something that obsesses me in a real way. And second, I truly believe that what I would like to portray on-screen or on stage are human beings, and human beings usually are not as handsome as movie stars. But most times being handsome ... See more »

Trivia:

Several years ago, a stranger in a disco asked him his name. When Javier replied, the man punched him in the face for no apparent reason, breaking his nose. See more »

Trademark:

Deep gruff voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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