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Javier Bardem

Biography

Versatile Spanish actor who attained an Academy Award for Best Helping Actor for his portrayal from the psychopathic Anton Chigurh in the 2007 film Zero Country For Aged Males. He also received Academy Honor nominations for his function in Before Night time Falls and Biutiful. He performed rugby for the Spanish Country wide Team and made an appearance on-screen for the very first time at age group six. He made an appearance alongside his mom in the film The Age groups of Lulu when he was twenty years aged. Although mainly known for his function in weighty dramas, he also performed memorable functions in the passionate comedies Vicky Cristina Barcelona and Eat Pray Like. He performed the villain Raoul Silva in the 2012 Wayne Relationship film Skyfall. He got wedded to Penelope Cruz this year 2010 after 3 years of dating. His dad is definitely Jose Carlos Encinas and his mom is definitely Pilar Bardem. He includes a daughter called Luna and a child called Leo. He starred in No Region For Old Males with Tommy Lee Jones.

Quick Facts


Full Name Javier Bardem
Date Of Birth March 1, 1969
Place Of Birth Las Palmas, Spain
Height 1.81 m
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality Spanish
Spouse Penélope Cruz
Children Luna Encinas Cruz, Leo Encinas Cruz
Parents Pilar Bardem, Carlos Encinas
Siblings Carlos Bardem, Mónica Bardem
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Cannes Best Actor Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Goya Award for Best Actor, Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Volpi Cup for Best Actor, Goya Award for Best Documentary Film, European Film Award for Best Actor, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Tribute Award, Ondas Award for Cinema: Best Actor, Ondas Award for Cinema: Best New Acting, Cinema Writers Circle Awards (Spain) for Best Actor
Nominations Academy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, MTV Movie Award for Best Jaw Dropping Moment, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain, Ariel Award for Best Actor, ALMA Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Movies No Country for Old Men, Skyfall, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Biutiful, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Before Night Falls, The Sea Inside, The Counselor, Eat Pray Love, Jamón Jamón, The Dancer Upstairs, Live Flesh, The Gunman, The Last Face, Mondays in the Sun, To the Wonder, Goya's Ghosts, Collateral, Dance with the Devil, Love in the Time of Cholera, Golden Balls, Boca a boca, The Ages of Lulu, The Detective and Death, Ecstacy, Between Your Legs, Running Out of Time, High Heels, Washington Wolves, Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health, Second Skin, Alacrán enamorado, The Bilingual Lover, Sons of the Clouds, The Tit and the Moon, Amo tu cama rica, Mother!, Airbag, Invisibles, Not Love, Just Frenzy, Sherman And Pacifico, Killing Pablo, La madre, Zoom In: Stories Behind the 2007 Gotham Awards
TV Shows Skyfall: Extras
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 He has worked with seven directors who have won a Best Director Oscar: Milos Forman, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, Woody Allen, Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Sam Mendes.
2 Is one of six performers with multiple Oscar nominations for foreign language films; the others are Marcello Mastroianni for Divorce Italian Style (1961), A Special Day (1977) and Oci ciornie (1987) (Italian), Sophia Loren for Two Women (1960) and Marriage Italian Style (1964) (Italian), Liv Ullmann for The Emigrants (1971) and Face to Face (1976) (Swedish), Isabelle Adjani for The Story of Adele H (1975) and Camille Claudel (1988) (French), and Marion Cotillard for La Vie en Rose (2007) and Deux jours, une nuit (2014) (French). Bardem was nominated for his performances in Before Night Falls (2000) and Biutiful (2010) (Spanish).
3 Became a father for the second time at age 44 when his wife Penélope Cruz gave birth to their daughter Luna Encinas Cruz on July 22, 2013.
4 The longest he has gone without an Oscar nomination is seven years, between Before Night Falls (2000) and No Country for Old Men (2007).
5 Is one of only three Academy-Award winning actors to play a primary James Bond villain. The others are Christopher Walken in A View to a Kill (1985), and Christoph Waltz in Spectre (2015).
6 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on November 8, 2012.
7 Teamed up with the Enough Project's co-founder, John Prendergast, to raise awareness about conflict minerals in the Congo (2011).
8 Became a father for the first time at age 41 when his wife Penélope Cruz gave birth to their son Leonardo Encinas Cruz on January 22, 2011.
9 Brother-in-law of Mónica Cruz and Eduardo Cruz.
10 Met Penélope Cruz for the first time on the set of Jamón, Jamón (1992), but they would not become a couple until working together in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). They also worked together on Live Flesh (1997), but did not share any on-screen time.
11 Married long-term partner Penélope Cruz at a friend's house in the Bahamas in a small ceremony with just family members present.
12 Vacationed with Penélope Cruz and his family (mother, Pilar Bardem and brother, Carlos Bardem) in Fernando de Noronha, a cluster of islands located directly off the Brazilian coast. [January 2010]
13 Was originally cast in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), but dropped out of the project and was replaced by Josh Brolin.
14 Was originally cast as Guido Contini in Nine (2009), which he turned down and Daniel Day-Lewis was eventually given the role.
15 Has been in a relationship with Penélope Cruz since they began working together on Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008).
16 Is one of 11 actors to have won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for the same performance. The others in chronological order are Geoffrey Rush for Shine (1996), Jamie Foxx for Ray (2004), Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote (2005), Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006), Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be Blood (2007) and Lincoln (2012), Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight (2008), and Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Colin Firth for The King's Speech (2010), Christopher Plummer for Beginners (2010), and J.K. Simmons for Whiplash (2014).
17 Had a long relationship with Cristina Payés. They were together for ten years.
18 Good friends with Josh Brolin and Tom Cruise.
19 The Bardem family owns a restaurant in Spain called "La Bardemcilla". The restaurant is managed by Javier's sister, Mónica Bardem.
20 Dedicated the Oscar he won for No Country for Old Men (2007) to his mother, Pilar, whom he brought with him to the ceremony. At the end of his acceptance speech, Javier said to her (originally in Spanish), "Mom, this is for you, this is for your grandparents, for your parents, Rafael and Matilde, this is for the actors of Spain, who have brought, like you, the dignity and the pride to our job. This is for Spain and this is for all of you.".
21 Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#73) (2007).
22 Beat out Johnny Depp for the role of Florentino Ariza in Love in the Time of Cholera (2007).
23 Actors Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna list him as their favorite actor.
24 Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005.
25 To become Ramón Sampedro, a 55-year-old Spanish man who made headlines with a crusade to end his own life, Javier, who was in his thirties at the time, was on the set of The Sea Inside (2004) at the crack of dawn for a five-hour makeup session that produced the necessary aging.
26 Javier, his mother, Pilar Bardem, and his siblings, Mónica Bardem and Carlos Bardem, often appear in each other's films.
27 To portray Reinaldo Arenas, Javier not only learned Cuban-Spanish, but Cuban-accented English, and lost 30 pounds to better resemble the smaller-framed Arenas.
28 Javier's original interest was in painting, and he studied at Madrid's Escuela de Artes y Oficios. Eventually, deciding he'd never be a talented painter, he drifted into a number of odd jobs, working as a bouncer, a writer, a construction worker, and even a stripper.
29 Several years ago, a stranger in a disco asked him his name. When Javier replied, the man punched him in the face for no apparent reason, breaking his nose.
30 Played rugby union as a teen and was on the Spanish National Team.
31 Says in interviews that he does not know how to drive.
32 His Best Actor nomination for Before Night Falls (2000) made him the first Spanish actor to receive an Academy Award nomination and his Best Supporting Actor victory for No Country for Old Men (2007) made him the first Spanish actor to win an Academy Award.
33 Grandson of Rafael Bardem.
34 Son of Pilar Bardem. Nephew of Juan Antonio Bardem.
35 Younger brother of Carlos Bardem and Mónica Bardem.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bride of Frankenstein 2019 pre-production Frankenstein's Monster
Untitled Asghar Farhadi Project 2018 pre-production
Mother! 2017 post-production
Escobar 2017 post-production Pablo Escobar
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 2017 Captain Salazar
The Last Face 2016 Miguel Leon
The Gunman 2015 Felix
Automata 2014/I Blue Robot (voice)
The Counselor 2013 Reiner
L'Agent 2013 Video short Construction Worker
Alacrán enamorado 2013 Solís
Sherman and Pacifico 2012 Short Pacifico
Skyfall 2012 Silva
To the Wonder 2012 Father Quintana
Eat Pray Love 2010 Felipe
Biutiful 2010 Uxbal
Vicky Cristina Barcelona 2008 Juan Antonio
Love in the Time of Cholera 2007 Florentino Ariza
No Country for Old Men 2007 Anton Chigurh
Goya's Ghosts 2006 Lorenzo
The Sea Inside 2004/I Ramón Sampedro
Collateral 2004 Felix
Los lunes al sol 2002 Santa
The Dancer Upstairs 2002 Agustín Rejas
Don't Tempt Me 2001 Tony Graco (uncredited)
Before Night Falls 2000 Reinaldo Arenas
Second Skin 1999 Diego
Los lobos de Washington 1999 Alberto
Between Your Legs 1999 Javier
Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley 1998 Sultán (uncredited)
Perdita Durango 1997 Romeo
Live Flesh 1997 David
Airbag 1997 José Alberto 'Amor Obsoleto'
Nova ficció 1997 TV Series Raúl
Mambrú 1996 Cámara (as Javier Encinas)
El amor perjudica seriamente la salud 1996 Camillero
Más que amor, frenesí 1996
Éxtasis 1996 Rober
La madre 1995 Short Hijo
Boca a boca 1995 Víctor Ventura
El detective y la muerte 1994 Detective
Días contados 1994 Lisardo
La teta y la luna 1994 El Tercer Romano (as Benito González)
Pronòstic reservat 1994 Short
Huevos de oro 1993 Benito González
Huidos 1993 Rafael
El amante bilingüe 1993 Limpiabotas
Crónicas del mal 1992 TV Series
Jamón, Jamón 1992 Raul
Tango 1992 TV Series Efraín Cifuentes
Amo tu cama rica 1992 Antonio
High Heels 1991 Regidor T.V.
El C.I.D. 1991 TV Series Vince
Brain 1991 Short
Las edades de Lulú 1990 Jimmy
Brigada central 1990 TV Series Drogadicto
Segunda enseñanza 1986 TV Series Pablo
El poderoso influjo de la luna 1981 Niño entre gente curiosa (uncredited)
El pícaro 1974 TV Series Alonso niño

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Escobar 2017 producer post-production
Bigas x Bigas 2016 executive producer
Hijos de las nubes, la última colonia 2012 Documentary producer
Invisibles 2007 Documentary producer
Los lobos de Washington 1999 executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Buenas noches y Buenafuente 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Boca a boca 1995 performer: "Make 'Em Laugh"
Huevos de oro 1993 performer: "Por el amor de una mujer"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Éxtasis 1996 percussion

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'No Country for Old Men' 2008 Video documentary short special thanks
Princesas 2005 thanks
Don't Tempt Me 2001 thanks
Sin vergüenza 2001 thanks
Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley 1998 the director wishes to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fotogramas de Plata 95 1996 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Movie Actor
Àngels de nit 1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
X premios Goya 1996 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Lead Actor
42º edición de los premios Ondas 1995 TV Movie Himself - Winner: Best Actor
Sin ir más lejos 1995 TV Series Himself
IX premios Goya 1995 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Supporting Actor
La tarda és nostra 1994 TV Series Himself - Guest
Fotogramas de Plata 93 1994 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Movie Actor
VIII premios Goya 1994 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Lead Actor
37 premios Sant Jordi de cinematografía 1993 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Spanish Actor
Primer plano 1993 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Vaya fauna 1993 TV Series Himself - Guest
VII premios Goya 1993 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Lead Actor
Sabor a Lolas 1992 TV Series Himself - Guest
Para tí... con Jacqueline de la Vega 1992 TV Series Himself - Guest
El día por delante 1989 TV Series Various Characters
Good Morning America 2008-2017 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
WGN Morning News 2017 TV Series Himself
Ok! TV 2017 TV Series Himself
The Insider 2017 TV Series Himself
Quotidien 2017 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2017 TV Series Himself
Versión española 1999-2017 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 89th Annual Academy Awards 2017 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Cinematography
¡Atención obras! 2017 TV Series Himself - Guest
Premios Goya 30 edición 2016 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
The Counselor: Sky Movies Special 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
Journey to Sundance 2014 Documentary Himself
Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' 2014 Video documentary Himself
Los Goya 28 edición 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Supporting Actress
Made in Hollywood 2010-2013 TV Series Himself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Special Look 2013 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Ryan 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
HBO First Look 2007-2013 TV Series documentary short Reiner / Himself
Skyfall: Modern Day Bond 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
Días de cine 1996-2013 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Los Goya 27 edición 2013 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Documentary & Presenter: Best Picture
Telediario 2013 TV Series Himself
Shooting Bond 2013 Video documentary Himself
Skyfall Premiere 2013 Video short Himself
Looking Back on Love: Making Black and White America 2013 Documentary Himself
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Bond's Greatest Moments 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Hour 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Cinema 3 1993-2012 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Gomorron 2012 TV Series Himself
The Graham Norton Show 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2005-2012 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest
The Secrets of Skyfall 2012 TV Short documentary Himself
Buenas noches y Buenafuente 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Iñaki 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Conan 2011-2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hijos de las nubes, la última colonia 2012 Documentary Narrator
59 Festival de Cine de San Sebastián - Gala de inauguración 2011 TV Special Himself
Mi reino por un caballo 2011 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
La noche de los Oscar 2011 TV Special Himself
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Los Goya 25 años 2011 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Lead Actor & Presenter: Best Picture
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2001-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Tavis Smiley 2004-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Charlie Rose 2001-2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
14 Actors Acting 2010 Video short Himself
Continuarà... 1997-2010 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Miradas 2 2010 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee
Els matins a TV3 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Los desayunos de TVE 2007-2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Janela Indiscreta 2010 TV Series Himself
Fantástico 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Premio Donostia a Julia Roberts 2010 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Caiga quien caiga 2001-2010 TV Series Himself
Festival international de Cannes 2010 TV Series Himself
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
XXIV Premios Anuales de la Academia 2010 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Actor
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber 2009 TV Series
Milos Forman: Co te nezabije... 2009 Documentary Himself
Resumen - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián 2008 TV Movie Himself
Èxit 2008 TV Series Himself
Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián 2008 TV Movie Himself
Noticias Cuatro 2008 TV Series Himself
La 2 noticias 2008 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Making of 'Love in the Time of the Cholera' 2008 Video short Himself
No Country for Old Men: Diary of a Country Sheriff 2008 Video short Himself
No Country for Old Men: Josh Brolin's Unauthorized Behind the Scenes 2008 Video documentary short Himself
No Country for Old Men: Press Timeline Interviews & Conversation 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Corazón, corazón 1995-2008 TV Series Himself
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2008 TV Series Himself
La noche de los Oscar 2008 TV Movie Himself
Oscar's Red Carpet 2008 with Regis Philbin 2008 TV Special Himself
The 80th Annual Academy Awards 2008 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Making of 'No Country for Old Men' 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Shootout 2008 TV Series Himself
The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role / Best Cast in a Motion Picture
Today 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Film '72 2008 TV Series Himself
Golden Globes Announcement Special 2008 TV Movie Himself
Cartelera 1994-2008 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2008 TV Special Himself
The 17th Annual Gotham Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Especial 'Invisibles' 2007 TV Movie Himself
Millennium 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Cómo conseguir un papel en Hollywood 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Hécuba, un sueño de pasión 2006 Documentary Himself
Movie Rush 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Los 50 más bellos de People en Español 2005 TV Short Himself
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Himself
El cine en las venas 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
El oficio de actor 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
L'estiu en directe 2005 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Princesas... en el rodaje 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
49º premis Sant Jordi de cinematografía 2005 TV Special Himself
El Magacine 2004-2005 TV Series Himself
Un viaje mar adentro 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
XIX premios Goya 2005 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Lead Actor
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2005 TV Special documentary Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture [Drama]
The 10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself - Winner
Las Alas del Fénix 2005 Documentary Himself
The 2004 European Film Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Actor
Las cerezas 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
...Amb Manel Fuentes 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
Lo + plus 1996-2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ruedo ibérico 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
El mundo es tuyo 2004 Documentary short Himself
Revealing 'The Dancer Upstairs' 2003 Video documentary short Himself
Cartaz Cultural 2003 TV Series Himself
XVII premios Goya 2003 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Lead Actor & Presenter: Best New Actress
Variaciones 1/113 2003 Himself
La noche de los premiados 2002 TV Movie Himself
XVI premios Goya 2002 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
Extreme Close Up with... 2001 TV Series documentary As himself
30 minuts 2001 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
The Daily Show 2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
La columna 2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
La mirada crítica 2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
Premio Donostia a Robert De Niro 2000 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Crònica d'avui 2000 TV Series Himself
La gran ilusión 2000 TV Series Himself
I Premios Max de las artes escénicas 1998 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
Extra Rosa 1998 TV Series Himself
XII premios Goya 1998 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Lead Actor
Avisa'ns quan arribi el 2000 1997 TV Series Himself - Guest
Memoria de 'Carne trémula' 1997 Video documentary short Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2017 TV Series Himself
Hoy nos toca 2017 TV Series Himself
IMDb Originals 2015 TV Series SIlva
Els dies clau 2015 TV Series documentary Ramón Sampedrdo
Welcome to the Basement 2014 TV Series Reiner
30 minuts 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
The Graham Norton Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Oprah's Next Chapter 2012 TV Series Himself
Sesion HD 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Gomorron 2010 TV Series Himself
Memòries de la tele 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
50 años de 2009-2010 TV Series Niño / Various Characters / Superman / ...
Spanish Hollywood 2010 Documentary Himself
Por la gracia de Luis 2009 Documentary Himself
España, plató de cine 2009 TV Movie documentary Juan Antonio / Himself / Lorenzo (uncredited)
53 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia 2009 TV Special Himself El chorizo Santa ...
Buscando a Penélope 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself El chorizo Juan Antonio
Banda sonora 2008 TV Series Ramón Sampedro
Bigas Luna: La mirada entomòloga 2008 Documentary short El chorizo
1 quart de 3 2008 TV Series Himself
Cinema 3 2008 TV Series Himself
Corazón de... 2008 TV Series Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Anton Chigurh
Maquillando entre monstruos 2007 TV Movie documentary Ramón Sampedro Romeo Dolorosa
Cámara negra. Teatro Victoria Eugenia 2007 TV Short documentary Himself
Casting: El camino del éxito 2007 TV Movie documentary Santos (uncredited)
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Himself / Superman
Sexo en el plató 2007 TV Movie documentary Jimmy / Raúl / Benito González / ...
The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2007 TV Special Ramón Sampedro (uncredited)
XXI Premios Anuales de la Academia 2007 TV Special Himself / Brother Lorenzo (uncredited)
Vinte na Galega 2007 TV Series
La imagen de tu vida 2006 TV Series Himself / Ramón Sampedro / Niño / ...
Los más 2006 TV Series Himself
The 78th Annual Academy Awards 2006 TV Special Ramón Sampedro (uncredited)
Alberto Iglesias, el músico fiel 2006 TV Movie documentary David / Det. Lt. Agustín Rejas (uncredited)
50 y más 2005 TV Movie Rober / Javier
El Magacine 2005 TV Series Himself
180° 2005 TV Series Himself
Cinema mil 2005 TV Series Himself / David
Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe 2005 TV Special Himself
The 77th Annual Academy Awards 2005 TV Special Ramón Sampedro (uncredited)
Los abajo firmantes 2003 Himself
The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema 2002 Documentary Himself
XIV premios Goya 2000 TV Special Diego

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Goya Goya Awards Best Documentary (Mejor Película Documental) Hijos de las nubes, la última colonia (2012) · Lilly Hartley
· Álvaro Longoria
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Latino Actor Skyfall (2012)
2012 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Skyfall (2012)
2012 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Motion Picture On November 8, 2012. At 6834 Hollywood Blvd.
2012 IGN People's Choice Award IGN Summer Movie Awards Best Movie Actor Skyfall (2012)
2011 International Star Award Palm Springs International Film Festival Biutiful (2010)
2011 Premio ACE Premios ACE Cinema - Best Actor Biutiful (2010)
2011 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union Film: Lead Performance, Male (Protagonista Cine - Categoría Masculina) Biutiful (2010)
2011 CEC Award Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Biutiful (2010)
2011 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Biutiful (2010)
2011 Goya Goya Awards Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Protagonista) Biutiful (2010)
2010 Best Actor Cannes Film Festival Biutiful (2010)
2008 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Montecito Award Santa Barbara International Film Festival No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture No Country for Old Men (2007) · Josh Brolin
· Garret Dillahunt
· Tess Harper
· Woody Harrelson
· Tommy Lee Jones
· Kelly Macdonald
2008 Special Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union
2008 VFCC Award Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast No Country for Old Men (2007) · Josh Brolin
· Barry Corbin
· Garret Dillahunt
· Tess Harper
· Woody Harrelson
· Tommy Lee Jones
· Kelly Macdonald
· Stephen Root
2008 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) · Scarlett Johansson
· Rebecca Hall
· Penélope Cruz
2008 HFCS Award Houston Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 INOCA International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 IFC Award Iowa Film Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 IOMA Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista) No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 NTFCA Award North Texas Film Critics Association, US Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 OFCC Award Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 TFCA Award Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Performance, Male No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 UFCA Award Utah Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 VVFP Award Village Voice Film Poll Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 Yoga Award Yoga Awards Worst Spanish Actor Goya's Ghosts (2006)
2007 Austin Film Critics Award Austin Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 BSFC Award Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 DFWFCA Award Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 DFCS Award Detroit Film Critic Society, US Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best Supporting Actor of the Year No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 Tribute Award Gotham Awards
2007 KCFCC Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 Sierra Award Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Acting by an Ensemble No Country for Old Men (2007) · Josh Brolin
· Garret Dillahunt
· Tess Harper
· Woody Harrelson
· Tommy Lee Jones
· Kelly Macdonald
2007 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 NYFCO Award New York Film Critics, Online Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2006 Audience Award SESC Film Festival, Brazil Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro) Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Sant Jordi Sant Jordi Awards Best Spanish Actor (Mejor Actor Español) Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union Film: Lead Performance, Male (Protagonista Cine - Categoría Masculina) Mar adentro (2004)
2005 ADIRCAE Award ADIRCAE Awards Best Performance in a Leading Role Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Golden Kinnaree Award Bangkok International Film Festival Best Actor Mar adentro (2004)
2005 CEC Award Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Goya Goya Awards Best Actor (Mejor Actor Principal) Mar adentro (2004)
2004 Premio ACE Premios ACE Cinema - Best Actor Los lunes al sol (2002)
2004 Critics Award SESC Film Festival, Brazil Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro) Los lunes al sol (2002)
2004 Volpi Cup Venice Film Festival Best Actor Mar adentro (2004)
2004 European Film Award European Film Awards European Actor Mar adentro (2004)
2003 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union Film: Lead Performance, Male (Protagonista Cine - Categoría Masculina) Los lunes al sol (2002)
2003 ADIRCAE Award ADIRCAE Awards Best Actor Los lunes al sol (2002)
2003 CEC Award Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Los lunes al sol (2002)
2003 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Los lunes al sol (2002)
2003 Goya Goya Awards Best Actor (Mejor Actor Principal) Los lunes al sol (2002)
2003 Golden Kikito Gramado Film Festival Latin Film Competititon - Best Actor (Longa Metragem em 35 mm, Latinos - Melhor Ator) Los lunes al sol (2002)
2002 Critics Award SESC Film Festival, Brazil Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro) Before Night Falls (2000)
2002 Audience Award SESC Film Festival, Brazil Best Foreign Actor (Melhor Ator Estrangeiro) Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 Premio ACE Premios ACE Cinema - Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Segunda piel (1999)
2001 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2000 Volpi Cup Venice Film Festival Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2000 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
1999 Film Award Ondas Awards Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Los lobos de Washington (1999)
1998 Premio ACE Premios ACE Cinema - Best Actor - Drama Boca a boca (1995)
1998 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Carne trémula (1997)
1997 Audience Award European Film Awards Best Actor
1996 Best Actor Peñíscola Comedy Film Festival Boca a boca (1995)
1996 CEC Award Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Boca a boca (1995)
1996 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Boca a boca (1995)
1996 Goya Goya Awards Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Protagonista) Boca a boca (1995)
1995 Film Award Ondas Awards Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Boca a boca (1995)
1995 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union Film: Supporting Performance (Secundario Cine) Días contados (1994)
1995 Goya Goya Awards Best Supporting Actor (Mejor Actor de Reparto) Días contados (1994)
1994 Silver Seashell San Sebastián International Film Festival Best Actor Días contados (1994)
1994 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Huevos de oro (1993)
1993 Film Award Ondas Awards Best Acting (Mejor Interpretación) Tied with Penélope Cruz
1993 Sant Jordi Sant Jordi Awards Best Spanish Actor (Mejor Actor Español) Jamón Jamón (1992)
1993 Newcomer Award Spanish Actors Union Jamón Jamón (1992)
1993 Turia Award Turia Awards Best Actor Jamón Jamón (1992)
1993 CEC Award Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain Best Actor (Mejor Actor) Jamón Jamón (1992)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Skyfall (2012)
2013 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Villain Skyfall (2012)
2013 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2013 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2013 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2013 Cinema Bloggers Award Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal Best Supporting Actor - International Competition Skyfall (2012)
2013 GFCA Award Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2013 ALFS Award London Critics Circle Film Awards Supporting Actor of the Year Skyfall (2012)
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Villain Skyfall (2012)
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best WTF Moment Skyfall (2012)
2013 NCFCA Award North Carolina Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2012 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Skyfall (2012)
2012 Rembrandt Award Rembrandt Awards Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur) Biutiful (2010)
2012 TFCA Award Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2012 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2012 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Actor Biutiful (2010)
2012 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best Supporting Actor of the Year Skyfall (2012)
2012 HFCS Award Houston Film Critics Society Awards Best Supporting Actor Skyfall (2012)
2012 IGN Award IGN Summer Movie Awards Best Movie Actor Skyfall (2012)
2012 José María Forqué Award José María Forqué Awards Best Actor Biutiful (2010)
2011 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Biutiful (2010)
2011 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Leading Actor Biutiful (2010)
2011 EDA Award Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Actor Biutiful (2010)
2011 Silver Ariel Ariel Awards, Mexico Best Actor (Mejor Actuación Masculina) Biutiful (2010)
2010 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama Biutiful (2010)
2010 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Actor Biutiful (2010)
2010 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Supporting Actor of the Decade No Country for Old Men (2007)
2009 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
2009 ALMA Award ALMA Awards Actor in Film Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
2009 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Most Searched Performer on the Internet (Intérprete más buscado en Internet)
2009 Gaudí Award Gaudí Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Millor Interpretació Masculina Principal) Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
2009 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
2009 IOFCP Award International Online Film Critics' Poll Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Acting Ensemble No Country for Old Men (2007) · Tommy Lee Jones
· Kelly McDonald
· Woody Harrelson
· Josh Brolin
2008 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2008 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Villain No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Drama No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 EDA Award Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2005 Premio ACE Premios ACE Cinema - Best Actor Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Mar adentro (2004)
2005 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Mar adentro (2004)
2005 IOMA Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) Best Actor (Miglior attore protagonista) Mar adentro (2004)
2004 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Actor The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
2003 Audience Award European Film Awards Best European Actor Los lunes al sol (2002)
2002 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2002 European Film Award European Film Awards European Actor Los lunes al sol (2002)
2001 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Leading Role Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Before Night Falls (2000)
2001 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2000 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Before Night Falls (2000)
1998 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union Film: Lead Performance (Protagonista Cine) Perdita Durango (1997)
1998 European Film Award European Film Awards European Actor Carne trémula (1997)
1998 Goya Goya Awards Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Protagonista) Carne trémula (1997)
1997 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Spanish Actors Union Film: Lead Performance (Protagonista Cine) Éxtasis (1996)
1997 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Éxtasis (1996)
1995 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) El detective y la muerte (1994)
1994 Goya Goya Awards Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Protagonista) Huevos de oro (1993)
1993 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Movie Actor (Mejor Actor de Cine) Jamón Jamón (1992)
1993 Goya Goya Awards Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Protagonista) Jamón Jamón (1992)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actor No Country for Old Men (2007)
2007 ICP Award Indiewire Critics' Poll Best Supporting Performance No Country for Old Men (2007)
2000 BSFC Award Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)
2000 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor Before Night Falls (2000)


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1 I had the amazing opportunity to meet Brad Pitt a couple of times. What a beauty. He is beautiful and his physicality is so amazing to see. But the beauty really comes from different places - the way he talks, the way he's interested in what you're saying. And that body is like - wow! It's amazing, no? He really made me feel very, like... I don't know, like, I could fall in love with him!
2 [on being a temporary stripper] I danced one night in a place, there was a club. And they asked for a guy to kind of make a striptease and I did it... It was for ten minutes. I needed money. My mother was there in the audience. She was so proud.
3 [on Biutiful (2010)] It's like a Francis Bacon painting. It's ugly. Some people can't take it. But some people can stay still, look at the picture, and see the hope, the compassion, the love behind the horror.
4 Sometimes I say to myself, "What are you doing in this absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people?" But I cannot help people because I'm a hypochondriac.
5 I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith to create fear and control.
6 Everybody in Spain is sick of me. But in America, there's a curiosity about the new kid on the block who doesn't speak English very well. The attention makes me feel vulnerable, which is something I hadn't felt in a while. But I like it.
7 [on how has fame changed his life] Mostly, it's the same. I put on a hat and dark glasses and I can walk anywhere. But there are still questions which invade your privacy. I don't really know why people need to know personal details about other people's lives. It's out of control. For a lot of people, the press is now the enemy.
8 I like to take a year off between films. Some actors need to work for the money, but money is not a priority for me. I don't have the need for a lot of cars or houses. Since I am a tomato in the market, I have a price. They have to pay the price, but money is not my biggest priority.
9 I always say "I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino" - and that's true. If I ever get a phone call saying "Would you like to work with Pacino?" I would go crazy.
10 [on any concern he may have with being typecast] I'm not worried. I always try different things. My dream would be, when I'm old, to put all my characters in a room and realize that they can't talk to each other because they don't have anything to share.
11 [on his preference between playing a villain or a romantic lead] I try to taste both of them with the same intensity. If you're playing a bad guy whose mind is broken, you have to get in there and find out what triggers those feelings. And once you're on the other side, you have to take that and throw it away. Somebody said "The difference between an artist and a person that's crazy is that the artist has a two-way ticket and the crazy person only has a one-way.".
12 I truly consider myself non-sexy, which is fine for me. I don't have any problem with that. Sometimes I would like to have Brad Pitt's body. But that's not something that obsesses me in a real way. And second, I truly believe that what I would like to portray on-screen or on stage are human beings, and human beings usually are not as handsome as movie stars. But most times being handsome on-screen or being handsome for real life, has to do much more with your vanity and your profound need to be liked by the rest of the people, be loved by the rest of the people.
13 When the Coens called [about casting him in No Country for Old Men (2007)], I said, "Listen, I'm the wrong actor. I don't drive, I speak bad English, and I hate violence." They laughed and said, "Maybe that's why we called you.".
14 The only thing I can do is act, but it's not something I even feel comfortable doing. It costs me a lot, because I'm a shy person, even if I don't look it.
15 We actors always say how difficult and physically demanding a role was. But give me a break, it's only a movie.
16 What does my performance have to do with Russell Crowe's? Nothing. If I play Gladiator (2000) and we all play "Gladiator" with Ridley Scott in the same amount of time, maybe we have a chance to see who did it best.
17 All of the good movies are based on how that story was told. And you cannot do it with a bad script, that's for sure, no matter who.
18 [on working with Alejandro Amenábar again] I wish I could work with him again. He's so secret. He doesn't even tell me and I go, "Give me a break, man. Give me a role." He works secretly. I guess he will be shooting soon. I hope so, because he's amazing.
19 [on his character of Chigurh in No Country for Old Men (2007)] All the work I usually do: imagining the past, the circumstances of the character in this case I didn't do it. We all saw him as a force of nature, the embodiment of violence.
20 I'm getting more comfortable now, but it will never get to the point as if you are doing it in your own language. When I say, "I love you" or "I hate you" in Spanish, many things come to my mind, aspects of my own life. When I say it in English, I don't have the memories.
21 [on No Country for Old Men (2007)] I think the movie speaks of a lack of meaning in violence. I embody violence, I am violence itself in the movie, and there is a man... who is trying to understand the meaning of it and at the end there is no meaning.
22 I'm proud of the fact that I got so many people to sit down and watch a story like Before Night Falls (2000) even at the expense, I felt, of some of my personal life.
23 [on his Oscar nomination for Before Night Falls (2000)] It's exhausting, almost a full-time job. Last time I found it was too much about bringing attention to yourself.
24 It would be amazing to think your film or your performance had the power to make changes, but it's enough that it makes people talk and think. Maybe they shouldn't do anything anyway. The Church has strong feelings and we respect that.
25 We are so scared about talking about death that we are letting people die in silence. It is good to talk publicly.
26 I live in Spain. Oscars are something that are on television Sunday night, basically, very late at night. You don't watch, you just read the news after to see who won or who lost... The award is important in order to bring people to the movie theater. That's the only principal meaning of any award.
27 [on his girlfriend Cristina, who is a translator and coaching him in English] I'm in love with my English teacher. We have many of our lessons in bed.
28 One of my dreams came true when [Julian Schnabel] showed the movie [Before Night Falls (2000)] to Al Pacino and he called me at 3 a.m. Spanish time and told me he liked my performance. I told him, "There are two things I believe in, God and Al Pacino" [Bardem has, himself, corrected this statements saying "I always said that I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino"]

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