Actor SPAIN

Javier BARDEM

Javier BARDEM
Biography

Javier Bardem has starred in 26 films, including The Sea Inside, Before Night Falls, Mondays in the Sun, Mouth to Mouth, With the Days Numbered, Live Flesh, and Dancer Upstairs. In director Alejandro Amenábar's The Sea Inside, he won the best actor prize at the Venice Film Festival, the European Film Awards and the Goya Awards, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. For his performance as the Cuban poet and dissident Reinaldo Arenas in Julian Schnabel's Before Night Falls, Bardem won best actor award from the Venice Film Festival. He also received nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globes Award for this role. Javier Bardem has been nominated seven times for a Goya Award - winning four times.
Born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary), he grew up immersed in film and theatre. His mother Pilar Bardem is a respected actress who has worked continually from the mid-1960s, and his uncle, the late Juan Antonio Bardem, was one of the most famous filmmaker in Spain.
After studying painting in the Escuela de Arte y Oficios, .J.J. Bigas Luna offered him a role in The Ages of Lulu launching his acting career. After his performance in Pedro Almodóvar's High Heels, he landed his first starring role in Bigas Luna's offbeat comedy Jamón, Jamón, a role which won him several honours and awards.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

BIUTIFUL
BIUTIFUL 2010 Award for Best Actor ((tied)) Actor
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2005
Share

Directors

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Alfred HITCHCOCK

Director
Bruno DUMONT

Bruno DUMONT

Director
Dekel BERENSON

Dekel BERENSON

Director
François REICHENBACH

François REICHENBACH

Director
Nanni MORETTI

Nanni MORETTI

Director
Steven SPIELBERG

Steven SPIELBERG

Director, Actor
William FRIEDKIN

William FRIEDKIN

Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director
Woody ALLEN

Woody ALLEN

Director, Actor
Released on

Separate addresses with a comma * * * Required fields
}}
.

.

.