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Gael García Bernal

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30, 1978
Guadalajara, Mexico
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30, 1978 (age 41)
Guadalajara, Mexico


Director and actor who was given the Award for Excellence in Acting in the Provincetown International Film Festival. He played Santiago in the 2006 film Bable, which was nominated for seven film awards. In 2016, he was awarded a Golden Globe Award for his performance in Mozart In The Jungle. 

Before Fame

He began starring in telenovelas in his teenage years.


In 1994, he was involved with the Chiapas uprising.

Family Life

His mother is actress Patricia Bernal and his father is director Jose Angel Garcia. He married Dolores Fonzi in 2009. He has a son named Lazaro and a daughter named Libertad. He has a half-brother named Darío Yazbek Bernal who is also an actor. 

Associated With

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