Gael García Bernal

Actor and Director
Born Nov 30, 1978

Gael García Bernal is a Mexican film actor and director.

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1978 Birth Born on November 30, 1978.


1994 15 Years Old At the age of 15, he took part in peaceful demonstrations during the Chiapas uprising of 1994. … Read More


2001 22 Years Old Subsequently, García Bernal starred in some of Mexico's most celebrated recent films, including 2001's Y tu mamá también (his first pairing with Diego Luna) El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002). … Read More
2002 23 Years Old García Bernal also portrayed Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara twice, first in the 2002 TV miniseries Fidel and then, better known, in The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), an adaptation of a journal the 23-year-old Guevara wrote about his travels across South America. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old He was nominated for a BAFTA in 2005 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for The Motorcycle Diaries and, in 2006, was nominated for the Orange Rising Star award, which acknowledges new talents in the acting industry.
2007 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 he was also a member of the jury of the 57th Berlin International Film Festival. … Read More


2010 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2010, García Bernal did a cameo appearance as himself, playing Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo: The Movie for the Nike advertisement, Write the Future.
2011 32 Years Old 1 More Event
García Bernal narrated Human Planet for Hispanic audiences, which premiered on Discovery en Español on 25 April 2011 and aired on Discovery Channel in Latin America on May 12. … Read More
In April 2014, he was announced as a member of the main competition jury at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
2016 37 Years Old His performance in the show was met with rave reviews, earning him a Golden Globe Award in 2016.
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