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Demián Bichir

1963-08-01 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Image of Demián Bichir


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.


Godzilla vs. Kong Walter Simmons 2021-03-24
Chaos Walking Ben Moore 2021-02-24
Land Miguel 2021-02-12
The Grudge Goodman 2020-01-02
Danyka Armando 2020-11-26
The Midnight Sky Sanchez 2020-12-10
The Nun Father Burke 2018-09-05
Corazón Dr. Mario Garcia 2018-04-04
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper Sergeant Carl Lope 2017-02-22
Master Class: Ridley Scott Self 2017-08-15
Walden: Life in The Woods Ramirez 2017-11-04
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Phobos Sergeant Carl Lope 2017-08-15
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Crew Messages Lopé 2017-04-17
Lowriders Miguel 2017-04-28
Alien: Covenant Carl Lope 2017-05-09
Good Kids Yaco 2016-07-29
7:19 Fernando Pellicer 2016-09-16
Un cuento de circo & a love song Refugio 2016-01-01
43 Himself (as Demian Bichir) 2015-10-09
The Hateful Eight Bob 2015-12-25
Muerte en Buenos Aires Inspector Chávez 2014-05-05
Words with Gods Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios") 2014-11-20
The Heat Hale 2013-06-27
Machete Kills Mendez 2013-09-12
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Antes de que nos olviden 2013-12-08
Dom Hemingway Mr. Fontaine 2013-11-15
Savages Alex 2012-07-06
El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza Cerdo Gutiérrez 2 (voice) 2012-11-30
A Better Life Carlos Riquelme 2011-06-24
El sueño de Iván 2011-10-14
Foreverland Salvador 2011-12-03
Hidalgo: la historia jamás contada Hidalgo 2010-09-16
The Runway Ernesto Cordoba 2010-07-10
Enemigos íntimos 2009-08-07
Che: Part Two Fidel Castro 2009-01-24
Che: Part One Fidel Castro 2008-09-05
Mosquita muerta Himself 2007-10-26
Fuera Del Cielo Malboro 2007-01-12
American Visa 2005-10-04
Hipnos Miguel 2004-10-08
Heartbreak Hospital Tonio 2002-12-20
Ciudades Oscuras Mario 2002-09-20
In the Time of the Butterflies Manolo 2001-10-21
Sin noticias de Dios Manny 2001-11-30
Sexo, pudor y lágrimas Tomás 1999-06-18
Ave María Daniel Simón 1999-11-20
Santitos 1999-01-23
Todo el poder Gabriel Castro 1999-02-28
Luces de la noche 1998-05-29
Cilantro y Perejil Carlos Rodríguez 1998-09-18
Perdita Durango Catalina 1997-10-31
Solo Rio 1996-08-23
Salón México Insp. Casteleón 1996-02-02
Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto Omar 1995-10-05
Hasta Morir 1994-06-01
Miroslava Ricardo 1993-04-03
Rojo amanecer Jorge 1989-02-10
Astucia 1986-11-06
Viaje al paraíso 1985-09-08
Choices of the Heart Armando 1983-12-05