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Overview (4)

Born in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina
Birth NameRicardo Alberto Darín
Nickname Richard
Height 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Ricardo Darín was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 16, 1957. He works since he was a little boy, and has obtained with the years a remarkable evolution from soap opera gallant and tv comedies to an excellent leading figure of the most importants Argentinian movies. At the age of 10 he made his debut in a play along with his parents, actor Ricardo Darín Sr., and actess Renée Roxana. He acted for several years in TV series (such as Alta Comedia and Estación Retiro), where he reached popularity as a young leading actor in different soap operas, specially in Alberto Migre's productions. In the 90s, he achieved a great success in the TV comedy "Mi Cuñado" (1993), in which he co-starred with Luis Brandoni. He never left theater and continued acting in plays like "Sugar", "Extraña Pareja", "Taxi", "Algo en Común" and "Art". At that time, he directed plays and movies like "He nacido en la ribera", "La Rabona" y "Los Exitos del Amor". The first time the critic emphasized his performance was in the movie "Perdido por Perdido" (1993), Alberto Lecchi's debut as a film director. Then, he played in "El Faro" (1998), "El Mismo Amor La Misma Lluvia" (1999), and "Nueve Reinas" (2000), brilliantly portraying Marcos. Once again, he colaborated with director Eduardo Mignona when he portrayed Domingo Santaló in "La Fuga" (2001). In 2001 he played Rafael Belvedere in "El Hijo de la Novia" (nominated in the foreign language category at the 2002 Oscars), crowning his career. Currently (2005), he is on tour with the play "Art" all over the world.

He lives with his wife, Florencia Bas, and his children, Ricardo Jr. and Clara.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: LuCeRiT0

Ricardo Darín is an Argentine actor, screenwriter and film director. Darín is one of the biggest movie stars in Argentina. He played a number of parts in TV series for several years where he became popular as a young leading actor. His most prominent roles as a film actor include Nine Queens (2000), El Hijo de la Novia (2001), Luna de Avellaneda (2004), El Aura (2005) and La Señal (2007), which was also his directorial debut. He starred in the Academy Award winning film The Secret in Their Eyes (2009). In 2011, the Konex Foundation bestowed upon him their Diamond Award, one of the most prestigious awards in Argentina, for being the most important personality in entertainment in the last decade in his country.

In 2012 he starred in Elefante blanco with Martina Gusmán. And the following year he would star in the box-office hits Tesis sobre un homicidio and Séptimo.

In 2014 he starred in Relatos Salvajes, the biggest box-office hit in Argentine cinema history, along with Leonardo Sbaraglia, Oscar Martínez, Érica Rivas, Rita Cortese, Darío Grandinetti and Julieta Zylberberg. This was his third movie to get nominated for an Academy Award. His performance earned him his third nomination for the Goya Awards, this time for the Best Actor category.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pedro Borges

Spouse (1)

Florencia Bas (1988 - present) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Blue eyes.

Trivia (12)

Son of Ricardo Darín and Reneé Roxana Darín.
Brother of actress Alejandra Darín.
Dropped out of high school.
Father, with Florencia Bas, of Clara Darin and Chino Darín.
Mentioned in Los Piojos's song "Como Ali".
Was in a relationship with Susana Giménez (1979-1987).
Turned down trafficker's role in Man on Fire (2004).
Is a supporter of River Plate Football Club.
Is very good friends with ex-girlfriend Susana Giménez.
His father Ricardo Darín died from cancer on January 1989.
Became a father for the 1st time at age 31 when his wife Florencia Bas gave birth to their son Ricardo Darín (aka Chino Darín) on January 14, 1989.
Became a father for the 2nd time at age 36 when his wife Florencia Bas gave birth to their daughter Clara Darín on May 24, 1993.

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