Demian Bichir

Actor

Born: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

BIOGRAPHY

Demián Bichir Nájera (deˈmjan biˈtʃir ˈnaxeɾa; born August 1, 1963) is a Mexican actor. He is from a well-known family of Mexican actors, the Bichir family, which includes his parents Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera, and his brothers Odiseo Bichir and Bruno Bichir. He began his acting career in many Mexican telenovelas and films before achieving fame for roles in Mexican films, such as the record-breaking Sexo, pudor y lágrimas and Sin noticias de Dios. In the U.S., he played Detective Marco Ruiz in the FX drama television series The Bridge. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for A Better Life (2011), played Bob in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, and co-starred in Alien: Covenant.

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