Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir
Demián Bichir by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born
Demián Bichir Nájera

(1963-08-01) August 1, 1963 (age 56)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Citizenship
OccupationActor
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)
Lisset
(m. 2001; div. 2003)
Partner(s)Stefanie Sherk (2011–died 2019)
Children1
Parents
Relatives
FamilyBichir family

Demián Bichir Nájera (Spanish pronunciation: [deˈmjam biˈtʃiɾ ˈnaxeɾa];[a] born August 1, 1963) is a Mexican-American actor and one of the members of the Bichir family of actors.[2][3] After starring in telenovelas, he appeared in Hollywood films.[4] He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Better Life.

Early life

Bichir in 2012

Bichir was born in Torreón, the son of actors Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera.[5] The Bichir family are a family of actors of Lebanese origins[6][7][8]. His brothers are Odiseo Bichir and Bruno Bichir.[9] He worked at the National Theater Company, performed Shakespeare and Dostoyevsky, and won several awards from the Mexican Association of Theater Critics.[10] He attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and worked at the Rosa Mexicano Restaurant.[11]

Other Languages
العربية: ديميان بيشير
català: Demian Bichir
čeština: Demián Bichir
español: Demián Bichir
français: Demián Bichir
հայերեն: Դեմիան Բիչիր
Bahasa Indonesia: Demián Bichir
italiano: Demián Bichir
Kreyòl ayisyen: Demián Bichir
latviešu: Demjans Biširs
Nederlands: Demián Bichir
português: Demián Bichir
русский: Бичир, Демиан
Simple English: Demián Bichir
српски / srpski: Демијан Бичир
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Demián Bichir
Tiếng Việt: Demián Bichir