Edgar Ramírez

Actor | * 03/25/1977 (43) | San Cristobal, Venezuela
Édgar Filiberto Ramírez Arellano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeðɣaɾ raˈmiɾes], born March 25, 1977) is a Venezuelan actor and former journalist. He played Carlos the Jackal 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, and was nominated for a Golden Globe and Emmy Award for Best Actor. He also played Larry, a CIA operative in the film Zero Dark Thirty, Paz—a CIA assassin—in The Bourne Ultimatum, and Roberto Durán, a four-time world-champion boxer and member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, in Hands of Stone. Ramírez won at the 2012 ALMA Awards for Ares in Wrath of the Titans. He received several award nominations for his... ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Action

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Movies with Edgar Ramírez as Actor(36)

2021 The 355
as Paciencia De La Rosa2020 Corpus Christi
as Carlos2020 Yes Day
as Sigmund2020 Resistance
as Sigmund (Elsbeth's Father)2020 Resistance
as René Gonzalez2020 Wasp Network
as Kevin Rivera2018 Furlough
as Vincent2018 The Quietude
as Kandomere2017 Bright
as Michael Acosta2016 Gold
as Roberto Duran2016 Hands of Stone
as Dr. Kamal Abdic2016 The Girl on the Train
as Tony Miranne2015 Joy
as Bodhi2015 Point Break
as Mendoza2014 Deliver Us from Evil
as Simón Bolívar2013 The Liberator
as Priest2013 The Counselor
as Larry from Ground Branch2012 Zero Dark Thirty
as Javier2012 An Open Heart
as Ángel Sotavento2011 Greetings to the Devil
as Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos')2010 Carlos
as Javier2008 Vantage Point
as Ciro Redondo García2008 Che: Part One
as Cyrano Fernandez2007 Cyrano Fernández
as Alvaro2006 El Don
as Sebastián Castillo2006 Elipsis
as Choco2005 Domino
as Pedro2004 A Dot and a Line

TV Shows/Series with Edgar Ramírez as Actor(4)

as Detective Joe Mendoza2020 The Undoing
as Ilich Ramírez Sánchez („Carlos“)2020 Barátok közt
as Gianni Versace2016 American Crime Story
as himself2016 Chelsea

Movies with Edgar Ramírez as Crew(5)

Production/Associate Producer2017 Antö
Production/Executive Producer2016 From Afar
Production/Executive Producer2013 The Liberator
Production/Executive Producer2013 Secreto de Confesión
Production/Executive Producer2009 Venezzia

Full Name: Édgar Ramírez
Citizenship: Venezuela
Born: Friday, 03/25 1977 (March) in San Cristóbal (current age: 43 years + 216 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Andrés Bello Catholic University
Other names for Edgar Ramírez (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Edgar Ramirez"
"Édgar Ramírez"
Edgar Ramírez frequently works together with these people:
Penélope Cruz (5x, Actress)
Alberto Arvelo (5x, Crew)
Jessica Chastain (4x, Actress)
Olivier Assayas (4x, Crew)
Richard Kelly (4x, Crew)
David O. Russell (4x, Crew)
Drena De Niro (4x, Actress)
Pablo Trapero (4x, Crew)
Tom Rob Smith (3x, Crew)
D.V. DeVincentis (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2761, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/07/2020