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Edgar Ramírez

Edgar Ramirez Arellano is a venezuelan actor. He played Carlos in the 2010 French-German biopic series Carlos, a role for which he won the César Award for Most Promising Actor at the César Awards 2011. His first recognition as an actor was the successful soap opera Cosita Rica, for Venevisión which aired in September 2003 to August 2004 lasting 270 episodes. In 2005, he made his major motion picture début playing Choco, Domino Harvey's love interest in the film Domino directed by Tony Scott. He was in Vantage Point directed by Pete Travis. In this high-budgeted Sony Pictures political thriller, Ramírez joined an all-star international cast including Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, William Hurt, Forrest Whitaker, Eduardo Noriega, and Ayelet Zurer. Ramírez plays Javier, an ex-special forces soldier forced to kidnap the American President in order to get his brother back. Upcoming is Cyrano Fernandez, with Ramírez in the title role. This independent production was directed by Alberto Arvelo and is based on the French play Cyrano de Bergerac. Ramírez has appeared in several other productions. Among those are the first part of the two film bundle Che by Steven Soderbergh, where he played the role of Ciro Redondo (a Cuban revolutionary who fought amongst Ché Guevara), La Hora Cero (The Magic Hour), a short film directed by Guillermo Arriaga, the acclaimed screenwriter of Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel (Mexico); Plan B, directed by Alejandro García Wiederman (Venezuela); Yotama se va volando (Yotama Flies Away), directed by Luis Armando Roche (Venezuela-France); Punto y raya (Step Forward), directed by Elia K. Schneider (Venezuela-Spain-Chile-Uruguay), submitted by Venezuela for Oscar consideration for 2004 Best Foreign Film, in which he played Colombian soldier Pedro. In 2007, he played the role of Paz, a Blackbriar assassin, in The Bourne Ultimatum. In the original Bourne Ultimatum, the villain is Illich Ramirez Sanchez, aka Carlos the Jackal. Ramírez went on to play the role of the actual Carlos in the 2010 French-German limited series Carlos. At the French César Awards 2011, he was awarded, for the film version of the TV series, the César Award for Most Promising Actor. Ramírez appeared in the Clash of the Titans (2010) sequel, Wrath of the Titans (2012), playing Ares, the God of War. Also in 2012, he played Larry in the Kathryn Bigelow film, Zero Dark Thirty.

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Mar 25, 1977 In San Cristobal, Venezuela
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie The 355 2022-01-05
Latest Project:
In the movie Corpus Christi
Known For
Poster of The Quietude
Poster of Carlos
Poster of Elipsis
Poster of ¡Aquí espaantan!
Movie The 355
Movie Love Child Unknown
Movie Corpus Christi Paciencia De La Rosa
Movie Yes Day Carlos
Movie Jungle Cruise
Movie The Last Days of American Crime
Series The Undoing Detective Joe Mendoza
Movie Resistance Sigmund
Movie Wasp Network René Gonzalez
Movie The Quietude Vincent
Movie Furlough Kevin Rivera
Movie Bright Kandomere
Movie The Girl on the Train Dr. Kamal Abdic
Series Chelsea Himself
Movie Gold Michael Acosta
Series American Crime Story Gianni Versace
Movie Hands of Stone Roberto Duran
Movie Joy Tony Miranne
Movie Point Break Bodhi
Movie Deliver Us from Evil Mendoza
Movie The Counselor Priest
Movie The Liberator Simón Bolívar
Movie An Open Heart Javier
Movie Wrath of the Titans Ares
Movie Zero Dark Thirty Larry from Ground Branch
Movie Greetings to the Devil Ángel Sotavento
Movie Carlos Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos')
Series Carlos Ilich Ramírez Sánchez („Carlos“)
Movie Che: Part One Ciro Redondo García
Movie Vantage Point Javier
Movie The Bourne Ultimatum Paz
Movie Cyrano Fernández Cyrano Fernandez
Movie Elipsis Sebastián Castillo
Movie El Don Alvaro
Movie Domino Choco
Movie A Dot and a Line Pedro
Movie ¡Aquí espaantan!