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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. García 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 35 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mozart in the Jungle Rodrigo De Souza
(2014-2018)
Y Tu Mamá También Julio Zapata
(2001)
Amores Perros Octavio
(2000)
The Motorcycle Diaries Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
(2004)

Filmography

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  Z (pre-production)
Zorro
 2019 Ema (post-production)
 2018 Acusada
Mario Elmo
 2018 Here on Earth (TV Series)
El Pájaro
- Fugitivos (2018) ... El Pájaro
- Déjà Vu (2018) ... El Pájaro
- Bufotenina (2018) ... El Pájaro
- Persona Protegida (2018) ... El Pájaro
- San Marcos se arma (2018) ... El Pájaro
 2018/I Museo
Juan Nuñez
 2014-2018 Mozart in the Jungle (TV Series)
Rodrigo De Souza
- Ichi Go Ichi E (2018) ... Rodrigo De Souza
- We're Not Robots (2018) ... Rodrigo De Souza
- Domo Arigato (2018) ... Rodrigo De Souza
- I Want You To Think of Me (2018) ... Rodrigo De Souza
- The Coach (2018) ... Rodrigo De Souza
 2017/I Coco
Héctor (voice)
 2017 Si tu voyais son coeur
Daniel
 2017 Dante's Lunch (Short)
Héctor (voice)
 2016 Salt and Fire
Dr. Fabio Cavani
 2016 Neruda
Óscar Peluchonneau
 2016 You're Killing Me Susana
Eligio
 2015 Desierto
Moises
 2015 Eva no duerme
Massera
 2015 Zoom
Edward
 2014 Rosewater
Maziar Bahari
 2014 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
 2011 A Little Bit of Heaven
Julian Goldstein
 2010 También la lluvia
Sebastián
 2010 Letters to Juliet
Victor
 2009 The Limits of Control
The Mexican
 2009 Mammoth
Leo Vidales
 2008 Rudo y Cursi
Tato
 2008 Blindness
Bartender / King of Ward Three
 2007 El pasado
Rímini / Sofía's ex-husband
 2007 Déficit
Cristobal
 2006/I Babel
Santiago
 2006 Soy tu fan (TV Mini-Series)
Emilio
- ¡Que viva México! (2006) ... Emilio
 2006 The Science of Sleep
Stéphane Miroux
 2005 The King
Elvis
 2004 Bad Education
Ángel / Juan / Zahara
 2004 The Motorcycle Diaries
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
 2003 Cuban Blood
Ricky
 2003 Dot the I
Kit Winter
 2002 I'm with Lucy
Gabriel
 2002 El crimen del Padre Amaro
Padre Amaro
 2002 Fidel (TV Movie)
Che Guevara
 2001 The Last Post (Short)
Jose Francisco
 2001 No News from God
Jack Davenport (as Gael Garcia Bernal)
 2001 Privates Lives
Gustavo Gana / Bertolini-Gigolo
 2001 El ojo en la nuca (Short)
Pablo
 2001 Y Tu Mamá También
Julio Zapata
 2000 Cerebro
 2000 Queen of Swords (TV Series)
Churi
- Honor Thy Father (2000) ... Churi (as Gael Garcia Bernal)
 2000 Amores Perros
Octavio (as Gael García)
 1996 De tripas, corazón (Short)
Martín
 1992 El abuelo y yo (TV Series)
Daniel
- Episode #1.90 (1992) ... Daniel
- Episode #1.89 (1992) ... Daniel
- Episode #1.88 (1992) ... Daniel
- Episode #1.87 (1992) ... Daniel
- Episode #1.86 (1992) ... Daniel
 1989 Teresa (TV Series)
Peluche
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Peluche
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Peluche
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Peluche
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Other Works:

He acted in Frederico Garcia Lorca's play, "Blood Wedding," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Paul Bhattacharjee, Daniel Cerqueira, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson, Rosaleen Linehan, and Thekla Reuten in the cast. Rufus Norris was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 10 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gael Garcia Bernal | Gael García

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Histories are to educate, so that we understand better for ourselves and for motivation. See more »

Trivia:

Became a father for the 1st time at age 30 when his (now ex) girlfriend Dolores Fonzi gave birth to their son Lázaro García on January 8, 2009 in Madrid, Spain. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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