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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)
Diarios de motocicleta Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
(2004)

Filmography

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  Z (pre-production)
Zorro
 2019 Ema (post-production)
 2018 Acusada
Mario Elmo
 2018 Aquí en la Tierra (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: A Short Tail (Short)
Héctor (voice)
 2016 Salt and Fire
Dr. Fabio Cavani
 2016 Neruda
Óscar Peluchonneau
 2016 Me estás matando Susana
Eligio
 2015 Desierto
Moises
 2015 Eva no duerme
Massera
 2015 Zoom
Edward
 2014 Rosewater
Maziar Bahari
 2014 El 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 La science des rêves
Stéphane Miroux
 2005 The King
Elvis
 2004 La mala educación
Ángel / Juan / Zahara
 2004 Diarios de motocicleta
Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
 2003 Dreaming of Julia
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 Sin noticias de Dios
Jack Davenport (as Gael Garcia Bernal)
 2001 Vidas privadas
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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Will star in the Lorca play, "Blood Wedding" in London's Almeida Theatre, from May 6 to June 18, 2005. 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A person isn't born with the intelligence to be with someone especial, you learn it, and you fail in the path of life, but you don't have to give up the chance to love. See more »

Trivia:

Co-founder of the production company Canana Films [mx] along with childhood friend and fellow actor Diego Luna and Mexican producer Pablo Cruz. The company focuses on Mexican - and Latin American-themed features that deal with social justice issues. See more »

Trademark:

His skill with accents See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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