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Gael García Bernal

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Birthday
30, 1978
Birthplace
Guadalajara, Mexico
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1978 (age 42)
Birthplace
Guadalajara, Mexico

About

Director and actor who was awarded a Golden Globe for his performance in Mozart in the Jungle. He's starred in such films as Amores Perros, Y Tu Mamá También, The Motorcycle Diaries, Blindness and Babel

Before Fame

He began starring in telenovelas in his teenage years. One of his early telenovela roles was in El Abuelo y Yo. He was the first Mexican applicant to be accepted at the Central School of Speech and Drama of London.

Trivia

He voiced Héctor in the Oscar-winning animated movie Coco. In 2016, he was features as one of Time Magazine's Most Influential People. 

Family Life

His mother is actress Patricia Bernal and his father is director Jose Angel Garcia. He has a half-brother named Darío Yazbek Bernal who is also an actor. He was married to Dolores Fonzi from 2006 to 2014. They had a son named Lázaro and a daughter named Libertad. He previously dated Natalie Portman from 2003 to 2007.

Associated With

He starred in Y Tu Mamá También and Rudo y Cursi with his close friend Diego Luna