Gael García bernal
Lastname: Garcia Bernal
He was born: October 30, 1978
Place: Guadalajara, México
Languages: Spanish, English, French and Italian
Gael became an actor because his parents Jose Angel Garcia, and Patricia Bernal, are both actors in Mexico.
So that the family could travel together, Gael’s parents decided to put him in their theatrical productions.
1990 On T.V., Gael acted on the Mexican soap opera "El Abuelo y Yo" and with Salma Hayek in “Teresa”
1995 Gael attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
1997 Back to Mexico, Gael studied philosophy. He acted in the film “Amores Perros”, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. This movie was nominated to an Academy Award (Foreign movie).
Alfonso Cuarón offered him the lead role in the movie “Y tu mama también” with his childhood friend Diego Luna.
Gael has acted with Fanny Ardant, Victoria Abril and Penélope Cruz in the film “Sin noticias of Dios”, written and directed by Agustin Diaz Yañez and produced by Edmundo Gil, Eduardo Campos and Gerardo Blacksmith.
He also acted in El Crimeln del Padre Amaro, of the youth and talented Mexican director Luis Carlos Carrera.
2003 February 10 Gael Garcia Bernal will open the American latin american Film Festival of new York, LaCinemafe, with the film of Fito Paez that stars together with Cecilia Roth, "Private Lives".
May. Gael Garcia will begin to film in Madrid the movie "The bad education", the new production of Pedro Almodovar, in which Gael has the leading role, acting with the Mexican actor Daniel Giménez winner of the Ariel Award in November 2003.
Noviembre: The movie "Dot the i" starred by Gael Garcia Bernal will be premiered in Spain. This it is the first movie directed by Matthew Parkhill, and it’s based on the French tradition that says that the women should kiss a stranger the day of before she gets married.
2004 May. Gael Garcia Bernal will travel again to Cannes, as part of the cast of “La Mala Educación”, a film of Pedro Almodovar, that will participate in the opening ceremony of the Festival this year.
Gael also acts in Motorcycle Diaries, interpreting the role of the Che Guevara, a film of the Brazilian director Walter Salles.
2004 Gael Garcia attended the Film Festival of New York, as a special guest to the homage that was done in honor of Spanish director Pedro Almodovar.
2009 Pedro Páramo
- Mateo Gil
2009 Mammoth - Lukas Moodysoon
2009 The Limits of Control -
2008 Rudo y Cursi - Carlos Cuarón
2008 Blindness - Fernando Meirelles
2007 El Pasado - Hector Babenco
2007 Déficit - Gael Garcia Bernal, Fernanda Castillo,
2006 Babel - Alejandro González Iñárritu
2006 La Science des rêves (The Science of Sleep)- Michel Gondry
2005 The King - James Marsh
2004 La Mala educación
- Pedro Almodóvar
2004 The Motorcycle Diaries
- Walter Salles
2004 Dreaming of Julia
- Juan Gerard
2004 Dot the I
de Matthew Parkhill
2003 El Crimen del padre Amaro
- Carlos Carrera
2002 The Dot the I
- Matthew Parkhill
2002 Lily and the Secret Planting
de Hettie MacDonald
2002 5 hombres para Lucy
I'm with Lucy
de Jon Sherman
2001 Dreaming of Julia
- Juan Gerard
2001 The Last Post
- Dominic Santana
2001 Bendito infierno
- Agustín Díaz Yanes
2001 Vidas privadas
- Fito Páez
2001 El Ojo en la nuca
de Rodrigo Plá
2001 Y tu mamá también
(Y tu mamá también )
- Carlos Cuarón
- Andrés León Becker
2000 Amores perros - Alejandro González Iñárritu