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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.

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Aug 1, 1963 In Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Godzilla vs. Kong 2021-03-24
Latest Project:
In the movie Choices of the Heart 1983-12-05
Known For
Movie Godzilla vs. Kong
Movie Land
Movie Chaos Walking Ben Moore
Movie The Midnight Sky Sanchez
Movie The Grudge Goodman
Series Grand Hotel Santiago Mendoza
Movie The Nun Father Burke
Movie Lowriders Miguel
Movie Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Crew Messages Lopé
Movie Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper Sergeant Carl Lope
Movie Alien: Covenant Carl Lope
Movie Master Class: Ridley Scott Self
Movie Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Phobos Sergeant Carl Lope
Movie Walden: Life in The Woods Ramirez
Movie 7:19 Fernando Pellicer
Movie Good Kids Yaco
Movie A circus tale & a love song Refugio
Movie The Hateful Eight Bob
Movie Words with Gods Son (ep. "God's Blood - La sangre de Dios")
Movie Death in Buenos Aires Inspector Chávez
Movie Dom Hemingway Mr. Fontaine
Movie Machete Kills Mendez
Series The Bridge Marco Ruiz
Movie The Heat Hale
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice)
Movie El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza Cerdo Gutiérrez 2 (voice)
Movie Savages Alex
Movie A Better Life Carlos Riquelme
Movie The Dream of Ivan
Movie Foreverland Salvador
Movie Hidalgo: la historia jamás contada Hidalgo
Movie The Runway Ernesto Cordoba
Movie Enemigos íntimos
Movie Che: Part Two Fidel Castro
Movie Che: Part One Fidel Castro
Movie Mosquita muerta Himself
Movie Fuera Del Cielo Malboro
Movie American Visa
Movie Heartbreak Hospital Tonio
Movie Dark Cities Mario
Movie Don't Tempt Me Manny
Movie In the Time of the Butterflies Manolo
Movie Santitos
Movie Sex, Shame & Tears Tomás
Movie Todo el poder Gabriel Castro
Movie Ave María Daniel Simón
Movie Cilantro and Parsley Carlos Rodríguez
Movie Luces de la noche
Movie Dance with the Devil Catalina
Movie Solo Rio
Movie Salón México Insp. Casteleón
Movie Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead Omar
Movie Hasta Morir
Movie Miroslava Ricardo
Movie Red Dawn Jorge
Movie Astucia
Movie Viaje al paraíso
Movie Choices of the Heart Armando