Gael García Bernal

30 Nov 1978

Actor, Producer

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.

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Filmography (36 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Coco
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Héctor (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···Salt and Fire
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Fabio Cavani)
(movie, 2016)
···Desierto
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Moises)
(movie, 2015)
···Zoom
Genre: Drama, Animation, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Edward)
(movie, 2014)
···Rosewater
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Maziar Bahari)
(movie, 2014)
···Zorro Reborn
Genre: Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Zorro)
(movie, 2014)
···El Ardor
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Kaí)
(movie, 2013)
···Paraíso
Genre: Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Vamps
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Role: Actor (as Diego Bardem)
(movie, 2012)
···Casa De Mi Padre
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Onza)
(movie, 2011)
···The Loneliest Planet
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alex)
(movie, 2011)
···A Little Bit of Heaven
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Julian Goldstein)
(movie, 2010)
···También la lluvia
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Sebastián)
(movie, 2010)
···Letters to Juliet
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Victor)
(movie, 2009)
···The Limits of Control
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mexican)
(movie, 2009)
···Sin Nombre
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2009)
···Mammoth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Leo Vidales)
(movie, 2008)
···Rudo y Cursi
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Toto)
(movie, 2008)
···Blindness
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as King of Ward 3)
(movie, 2007)
···El Pasado
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Rímini)
(movie, 2006)
7.5Babel
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Santiago)
(movie, 2006)
···La science des rêves
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Stéphane)
(movie, 2005)
···The King
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Elvis)
(movie, 2004)
···La mala educación
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ángel · Juan · Zahara)
(movie, 2004)
···Diarios de motocicleta
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ernesto Guevara de la Serna)
(movie, 2003)
···Sin noticias de Dios
Genre: Comedy, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Davenport)
(movie, 2003)
···Dot the I
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Kit Winter)
(movie, 2003)
···Dreaming of Julia
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ricky)
(movie, 2002)
···El Crimen del Padre Amaro
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Padre Amaro)
(movie, 2002)
···Fidel
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Che Guevara)
(movie, 2001)
···Y tu mamá también
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Julio Zapata)
(movie, 2001)
···Vidas privadas
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gustavo 'Gana' Bertolini)
(movie, 2000)
···Amores perros
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Octavio)
(series, 1992)
···El abuelo y yo
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Role: Actor (as Daniel)