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Demián Bichir

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Demián Bichir Nájera (August 1, 1963, height 5' 10" (1,78 m)) is a Mexican actor. Both of his parents, Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera, and brothers Odiseo and Bruno Bichir are actors. He was married to singer Lisset Gutiérrez. He started his acting career at the age of 14 in the telenovela Rina with Ofelia Medina. His second acting role was as an adult in Vivir enamorada both telenovelas were during his years with Televisa. The following year he obtained a role in his first movie, the American production Choices of the Heart. He then continued his acting roles in telenovelas with film productions of Mexico, Spain and the United States. His movie Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999) broke box-office records in Mexico becoming the #1 movie in the history of Mexican cinema until El crimen del Padre Amaro. The MTV Movie Awards-México created a special category "Mejor Bichir en una Película" ("Best Bichir in a movie") because of the many films the Bichir siblings act in every year. He earned this award for Bendito infierno, in which he co-stars with Victoria Abril, Penélope Cruz and Gael García Bernal. His American debut occurred when he depicted Fidel Castro in Steven Soderbergh's 2008 biopic Che, on the life of revolutionary Che Guevara. Recently he has been exposed to a wider American audience with his recurring role as Esteban Reyes, the corrupt mayor of Tijuana and love interest of Nancy Botwin in the fourth, fifth and sixth seasons of the Showtime comedy series Weeds.

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Aug 1, 1963 In Mexico City - Distrito Federal - Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Antes de que nos olviden
Latest Project:
Pelicula Chaos Walking 2019-03-01
Known For
Poster of 7:19
Poster of Los odiosos ocho
Poster of Foreverland
Poster of Antes de que nos olviden
Pelicula Chaos Walking Ben Moore 2019-03-01
Pelicula Antes de que nos olviden 2018
Pelicula Alien: Covenant Sergeant Lope 2017-05-09
Pelicula Lowriders Miguel 2017-04-28
Pelicula Un cuento de circo & a love song Refugio 2016-01-01
Pelicula 7:19 Fernando Pellicer 2016-09-16
Pelicula Ingenua inocencia Yaco 2016-10-21
Pelicula Los odiosos ocho Bob 2015-12-25
Pelicula Muerte en Buenos Aires Inspector Chávez 2014-05-05
Pelicula Words with Gods Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios") 2014-08-30
Pelicula Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Pelicula Cuerpos especiales Hale 2013-06-27
Series The Bridge Marco Ruiz 2013-07-10
Pelicula Machete Kills Mendez 2013-09-12
Pelicula Dom Hemingway Mr. Fontaine 2013-11-15
Pelicula Salvajes Alex 2012-07-06
Pelicula Foreverland Salvador 2012-06-15
Pelicula Una vida mejor Carlos Riquelme 2011-06-24
Pelicula El sueño de Iván 2011-10-14
Pelicula Hidalgo la historia jamás contada Hidalgo 2010-09-16
Pelicula The Runway Ernesto Cordoba 2010-07-10
Pelicula Enemigos íntimos 2009-08-07
Pelicula Che: Guerrilla Fidel Castro 2009-01-24
Pelicula Che, el argentino Fidel Castro 2008-09-05
Pelicula Fuera Del Cielo Malboro 2007-01-12
Pelicula Mosquita muerta Himself 2007-10-26
Series Weeds Esteban Carlos Reyes 2005-08-07
Pelicula American Visa 2005-10-04
Pelicula Hipnos Miguel 2004-10-08
Pelicula Ciudades Oscuras Mario 2002-09-20
Pelicula En el tiempo de las mariposas Manolo 2001-10-21
Pelicula Sin noticias de Dios Manny 2001-11-30
Pelicula Todo el poder Gabriel Castro 1999-02-28
Pelicula Santitos 1999-01-23
Pelicula Sexo, pudor y lágrimas Tomás 1999-06-18
Pelicula Ave María Daniel Simón 1999-11-20
Pelicula Cilantro y Perejil Carlos Rodríguez 1998-09-18
Pelicula Perdita Durango Catalina 1997-10-31
Pelicula Solo, el destructor Rio 1996-10-23
Pelicula Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto Omar 1995-09-16
Pelicula Hasta Morir 1994-06-01
Pelicula Miroslava Ricardo 1993-04-03
Pelicula Rojo amanecer Jorge 1989-02-10
Pelicula Astucia 1986-11-06
Pelicula Viaje al paraíso 1985-09-08