Javier Bardem



Place of birth:

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain:


Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor from the Canary Islands. He is best known for his role in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor portraying the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh. He has also received critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne trémula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol, Mar adentro, and Skyfall, for which he received both a BAFTA and a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Bardem has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA, five Goya Awards, two European Film Awards, a Prize for Best Actor at Cannes and two Volpi Cups at Venice for his work. He is the first Spaniard actor to be nominated for an Oscar (Best Actor, 2000, for Before Night Falls), as well as the first Spanish actor to win an Academy Award. He received his third Academy Award nomination, and second Best Actor nomination, for the film Biutiful.

Film Credits

The Little Mermaid (2021)
as King Triton
Dune (2020)
as Stilgar
The Roads Not Taken (2020)
as Leo
Querido Fotogramas (2018)
as Himself
Todos lo saben (2018)
as Paco
Thy Kingdom Come (2018)
as Father Quintana
mother! The Downward Spiral (2017)
as Himself
Loving Pablo (2017)
as Pablo Escobar
mother! (2017)
as Him
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
as Captain Armando Salazar
The Last Face (2016)
as Dr. Miguel Leon
The Gunman (2015)
as Felix
Autómata (2014)
as Blue Robot (voice)
Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' (2014)
as Himself
The Counselor (2013)
as Reiner
Alacrán enamorado (2013)
as Solis
To the Wonder (2013)
as Father Quintana
Skyfall (2012)
as Silva
Hijos de las nubes: la última colonia (2012)
as Himself - Narrator
14 Actors Acting (2010)
as Himself
Biutiful (2010)
as Uxbal
Eat Pray Love (2010)
as Felipe
Miloš Forman: Co tě nezabije… (2009)
as Himself
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
as Juan Antonio Gonzalo
No Country for Old Men: Josh Brolin's Unauthorized Behind the Scenes (2008)
as Himself
No Country for Old Men (2007)
as Anton Chigurh
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
as Florentino Ariza
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
as Lorenzo
Hecuba, un sueño de pasión (2006)
as Himself
Mar adentro (2004)
as Ramón Sampedro
Collateral (2004)
as Felix Reyes-Torrena
Los lunes al sol (2002)
as Santa
The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
as Agustín Rejas
Before Night Falls (2000)
as Reinaldo Arenas
Segunda piel (1999)
as Diego
Los lobos de Washington (1999)
as Alberto
Entre las piernas (1999)
as Javier
Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley (1998)
as Sultán (uncredited)
Perdita Durango (1997)
as Romeo Dolorosa
Carne trémula (1997)
as David
Airbag (1997)
as José Alberto 'Amor Obsoleto'
Más que amor, frenesí (1996)
Éxtasis (1996)
as Rober
Boca a Boca (1995)
as Víctor Ventura
Días contados (1994)
as Lisardo
El detective y la muerte (1994)
as Det. Cornelio
La teta y la luna (1994)
as Benito González
Huevos de oro (1993)
as Benito González
Huidos (1993)
El amante bilingüe (1993)
as Limpiabotas
Jamón, jamón (1992)
as Raúl
Amo tu cama rica (1992)
as Antonio
Tacones lejanos (1991)
as Regidor T.V.
Las edades de Lulú (1990)
as Jimmy
El poderoso influjo de la luna (1981)
as Niño entre gente curiosa (uncredited)

TV Series Credits

Cortés (2021)
Off Camera with Sam Jones (2014)
as Himself
Buenas noches y Buenafuente (2012)
as Himself - Guest
The Graham Norton Show (2007)
as Himself
E! Live from the Red Carpet (2002)
as Himself
Crónicas del mal (1992)
El Pícaro (1974)
The Academy Awards (1953)
Today (1952)
Loving Pablo (2017)
Bigas x Bigas (2017)
Executive Producer
Hijos de las nubes: la última colonia (2012)