Joaquim de Almeida

15 Mar 1957


Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida ( born 15 March 1957) is a Portuguese-born American actor. He began his acting during the 1980s, appearing on the 1982 action movie The Soldier. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Félix Cortez in the 1995 Tom Clancy's thriller Clear and Present Danger, drug kingpin Bucho in the 1995 action thriller film Desperado, Ramon Salazar on the Fox thriller drama series 24 and the corrupt businessman Hernan Reyes in 2011 street racing film Fast Five. His other well known films include The Honorary Consul (1983), Good Morning, Babylon (1987), Only You (1994), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007), Che: Part Two (2008) and The Burning Plain (2008). He has worked in Europe, Argentina, Mexico, the United States and Brazil in many film and stage productions, winning several international awards.


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Filmography (50 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Breaking & Exiting
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Hank)
(movie, 2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Oswaldo Pereira)
(movie, 2017)
···The Hitman's Bodyguard
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Foucher)
(movie, 2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as Arturo)
(movie, 2015)
···Our Brand Is Crisis
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Pedro Gallo)
Role: Actor (as Dr. Alvaro Cruz)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···O Duelo
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···La Cage Dorée
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as José Ribeiro)
(movie, 2013)
···Robosapien: Rebooted
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Esperenza)
(movie, 2011)
···Fast Five
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hernan Reyes)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jay)
(movie, 2008)
···The Burning Plain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Nick Martinez)
(movie, 2008)
···Che: Part Two
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as President René Barrientos)
(movie, 2008)
···La conjura de El Escorial
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Escobedo)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Don Huertero)
(movie, 2007)
···Call Girl
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mouros)
(movie, 2007)
···La cucina
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Michael)
(movie, 2007)
···The Lovebirds
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marco Correia)
(movie, 2006)
···The Celestine Prophecy
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Father Sanchez)
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero)
(movie, 2005)
···Um Tiro no Escuro
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Rafael)
(movie, 2004)
···Yo puta
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pierre)
(movie, 2003)
···Os Imortais
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Roberto Alua)
(movie, 2002)
···Entre chiens et loups
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Radman · Constantin)
(movie, 2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Noh)
(movie, 2001)
···Behind Enemy Lines
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Admiral Piquet)
(movie, 2001)
···Stranded - Náufragos
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Fidel Rodrigo)
(movie, 2001)
···Água e Sal
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Marido)
(movie, 2001)
···La voz de su amo
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Oliveira)
(movie, 2001)
···O Xangô de Baker Street
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Sherlock Holmes)
(movie, 2001)
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Fidel Rodrigo)
(mini-series, 1999)
···Camino de Santiago
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gonzalo Leyva)
(movie, 1999)
···One Man's Hero
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Cortina)
(movie, 1998)
···Dollar for the Dead
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Friar Ramon)
(movie, 1998)
···La Cucaracha
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jose Guerra)
(movie, 1997)
···Corazón loco
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Emilio)
(movie, 1997)
Role: Actor (as Avelino de Almeida)
(movie, 1995)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Bucho)
(movie, 1995)
···Adão e Eva
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Francisco)
(movie, 1995)
···Sostiene Pereira
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Manuel)
(movie, 1994)
···Only You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Giovanni)
(movie, 1994)
···Clear and Present Danger
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Col. Felix Cortez)
(movie, 1994)
···Uma Vida Normal
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Miguel)
(movie, 1992)
···Amor e Dedinhos de Pé
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Francisco Frontaria)
(movie, 1992)
···El maestro de esgrima
Genre: Thriller, History
Role: Actor (as Luis de Ayala)
(movie, 1991)
···A Idade Maior
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pedro)
(movie, 1991)
···El rey pasmado
Role: Actor (as Almeida)
(movie, 1987)
···Good Morning, Babylon
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Andrea Bonnano)