39 years old (Born on November 30, 1978)
Mexican actor and director; He is famous from The Motorcycle Diaries.Close friends with Argentinian actress Dolores Fonzi At 17, traveled to Europe and, in 1999, studied dramatic art at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England for three years. He was the first Mexican to be accepted at this prestigious school. He said his idols are Klaus Kinski, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Marcello Mastroianni. Dated actress Natalie Portman (March 2003-May 2004) Was named one of "People en Español"`s 25 Most Beautiful 2002 (June 2002 Issue)
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Fun Facts About Gael Garcia Bernal
Was ranked #7 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actors list. (2008).
Was named one of "People en Espau00f1ol"'s 25 Most Beautiful 2002 (June 2002 Issue)
Speaks French, Italian, Spanish and some Portuguese.
As he is Mexican born, he had to be able to do a convincing Spanish accent before Pedro Almodu00f3var would allow him to get his role(s) in the movie Mala educaciu00f3n, La (2004).
Was officially in the BAFTA longlist (Equivalently, the semi-finals) for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, for his role in Babel (2006), which consisted of 15 finalists for each category (except Animated Film). However, he was eliminated in the next round, which the five official nominees were selected. .
His favorite actresses are Emily Watson and Juliette Binoche.
Son of Patricia Bernal and Josu00e9 u00c1ngel Garcu00eda.
Close friend of Diego Luna.
Studied acting in London.
His favorite actor is Javier Bardem and would love to work with him in the future.
Choosen by Empire Magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in the world (#65) 2007.
Invited to join AMPAS in 2005.
Played Ernesto 'Che' Guevara twice: in Fidel (2002) (TV) and in Diarios de motocicleta (2004).