Gael García Bernal

Actor / Film Director | * 11/30/1978 (42) | Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
Gael García Bernal (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaˈel ɣaɾˈsi.a βeɾˈnal]; born 30 November 1978) is a Mexican actor and producer. García Bernal is best known for his performances in the films Bad Education, The Motorcycle Diaries, Amores Perros, Y Tu Mamá También, Babel, and Coco, and for his role as Rodrigo de Souza in the Amazon Studios' streaming television series Mozart in the Jungle. He and Diego Luna founded Canana Films in Mexico City. García Bernal was Nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for ()
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€?García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, the son of Patricia Bernal, an actress and former model, and José Angel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is Sergio Yazbek, whom his mother married when García Bernal was young. He started acting at just a year Old and spent most of his teen years starring in telenovelas. Gael studied the International Baccalaureate, with chemistry being unquestionably his favorite subject. When he was fourteen, he taught indigenous peoples in Mexico to read, often working with the Huichol Indians. In his later teens, he took part in peaceful demonstrations during the Chiapas uprisingof 1994.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Gael García Bernal

Golden Globe Award European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

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Movies with Gael García Bernal as Actor(57)

2021 Old
as Zorro2020 Z
as Gastón2019 Ema
as himself2019 Los Invisibles
as himself2019 It Must Be Heaven
as Gerardo Hernandez2019 Wasp Network
as Juan Núñez2018 Museo
as Mario Elmo2018 The Accused
as Héctor (voice)2017 Coco
as Daniel2017 If You Saw His Heart
as Héctor (voice)2017 Dante's Lunch
as Dr. Fabio Cavani2016 Salt and Fire
as Oscar Peluchoneau2016 Neruda
as Moises2015 Desierto
as Massera2015 Eva Doesn't Sleep
as Edward2015 Zoom
as Narrator2015 Leagues
as Maziar Bahari2014 Rosewater
as Kaí2014 The Ardor
as himself2013 Who Is Dayani Cristal?
as Diego Bardem2012 Vamps
as Onza2012 Casa De Mi Padre
as René Saaverdra2012 No
as Julian Goldstein2011 A Little Bit of Heaven
as Sebastián2010 Even the Rain
as himself2010 José & Pilar
as Victor2010 Letters to Juliet
as Mexican2009 The Limits of Control
as Leo Vidales2009 Mammoth
as Tato2008 Rudo & Cursi
as King of Ward 32008 Blindness
as Cristobal2007 Deficit
as Rímini2007 The Past
as Narrator2007 Saint Death
as Santiago2006 Babel
as Stéphane2006 The Science of Sleep
as Elvis2006 The King
as Ernesto Guevara de la Serna2004 The Motorcycle Diaries
as Ángel/Juan/Zahara2004 Bad Education
as Kit Winter2003 Dot the I
as Ricky2003 Dreaming of Julia
as Che Guevara2002 Fidel
as Gabriel2002 I'm with Lucy
as Padre Amaro2002 The Crime of Padre Amaro
as Jose Francisco2001 The Last Post
as Pablo2001 The Eye on the Nape
as Davenport2001 Don't Tempt Me
as Gustavo 'Gana' Bertolini2001 Private Lives
as Julio Zapata2001 Y Tu Mamá También
as Octavio2000 Amores Perros

TV Shows/Series with Gael García Bernal as Actor(5)

as himself2019 1994
as El Pájaro2018 Here on Earth
as himself2016 Chelsea
as Rodrigo De Souza2014 Mozart in the Jungle

Movies with Gael García Bernal as Crew(19)

Directing/Director2019 Chicuarotes
Production/Producer2019 Chicuarotes
Directing/Director2019 Los Invisibles
Production/Executive Producer2017 Zama
Production/Executive Producer2016 Salt and Fire
Directing/Director2016 Madly
Writing/Story2016 Madly
Writing/Screenplay2016 Madly
Directing/Director2015 The Visible Hand
Production/Executive Producer2015 The Chosen Ones
Directing/Director2015 The Empty Classroom
Production/Producer2013 Who Is Dayani Cristal?
Production/Executive Producer2013 Paradise
Production/Executive Producer2011 Miss Bala
Directing/Director2010 Revolución
Production/Executive Producer2009 Sin nombre
Directing/Director2008 8
Directing/Director2007 Deficit
Production/Executive Producer2006 Drama/Mex

TV Shows/Series with Gael García Bernal as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2018 Here on Earth

Additional Information

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Full Name: Gael García
Citizenship: Mexico
Born: Thursday, 11/30 1978 (November) in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico) (current age: 42 years + 198 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: Central School of Speech and Drama
Other names for Gael García Bernal (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Gael Garcia Bernal"
"Gael García"
Gael García Bernal frequently works together with these people:
Diego Luna (12x, Actor)
Alfonso Cuarón (8x, Crew)
Pablo Cruz (8x, Crew)
Jonás Cuarón (7x, Crew)
Carlos Cuarón (7x, Crew)
Pablo Larraín (7x, Crew)
Gerardo Naranjo (6x, Crew)
Lee Unkrich (5x, Crew)
Adrian Molina (5x, Crew)
Jon Stewart (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:903, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2021