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Javier Bardem
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Javier Bardem

Actor
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Born Mar 1, 1969

Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor. In 2007, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. He has also garnered critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne trémula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro. Most recently, he portrayed the main antagonist Raoul Silva in the 2012 James Bond movie Skyfall.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Javier Bardem.

CHILDHOOD

1969 Birth Born on March 1, 1969.

TWENTIES

1989 20 Years Old In 1989, for the Spanish comedy show El Día Por Delante (The Day Ahead), he had to wear a Superman costume for a comedic sketch, a job that made him question whether he wanted to be an actor at all. … Read More
1992 23 Years Old Bigas Luna, the director of Lulu, was sufficiently impressed to give him the leading male role in his next film, Jamón Jamón in 1992, in which Bardem played a would-be underwear model and bullfighter. … Read More

THIRTIES

2000 31 Years Old After starring in about two dozen films in his native country, he gained international recognition in Julian Schnabel's Before Night Falls in 2000, portraying Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas. … Read More
2002 33 Years Old Instead, in 2002, Bardem starred in John Malkovich's directorial debut, The Dancer Upstairs. … Read More
2005 36 Years Old …  Following the legalization of same-sex marriage in Spain in 2005, Bardem incited controversy when he stated that if he were gay, he would get married "right away tomorrow, just to screw the Church" (mañana mismo, sólo para joder a la Iglesia).
2006 37 Years Old He stars in Miloš Forman's 2006 film Goya's Ghosts opposite Natalie Portman, where he plays a twisted monk during the Spanish Inquisition.
…  In 2007, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. … Read More

FORTIES

2010 41 Years Old In 2010, he was awarded Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance in Biutiful directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, who specifically wrote the film with Bardem in mind.
2011 42 Years Old 1 More Event
After being overlooked by the Globes and SAG, Bardem was the unexpected Oscar nominee on 25 January 2011, becoming the first all Spanish-language Best Actor nominee ever. … Read More
2014 45 Years Old During the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict, Bardem, along with his wife, signed an open letter, denouncing Israel's actions as a "genocide", a letter that was criticized by actor Jon Voight.
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