Bardem, Javier 1969–
Bardem, Javier 1969–
(Javier Encinas, Benito Gonzalez)
Full name, Javier Angel Encinas Bardem; born May 1 (some sources cite March 1), 1969, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain; son of Pilar Bardem (an actress); grandson of Rafael Bardem (an actor); brother of Carlos Bardem (an actor) and Monica Bardem (an actress); nephew of Juan Antonio Bardem (a director). Education: Trained at Escuela de Artes y Officios, Madrid, Spain.
Addresses: Agent—Elyse Scherz, Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Jose Marzilli, Jose Marzilli Represente de Actors, Rafael Calvo 42, Suite 5, 28010 Madrid, Spain. Publicist—Robert Garlock, 1801 Century Park E., Suite 475, Los Angeles, CA 90067.
Career: Actor and producer. Pinguin Films, principal. As a teenager, toured Spain with a theatre group; worked as a bouncer, construction worker, and writer.
Awards, Honors: Sant Jordi Award, best Spanish actor, Union de Actores Fotogramas Sant Jordi, 1993, Newcomer Award, Spanish Actors Union, 1993, Goya Award nomination, Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematograficas de Espana, award from Cinema Writers Circle of Spain, and nomination for Fotogramas de Plata Award, all best actor, 1993, all for Jamon, Jamon; Ondas Film Award, best actor, 1993; Goya Award nomination and Fotogramas de Plata Award, both best actor in a movie, 1994, for Huevos de oro; Silver Seashell, best actor, San Sebastian International Film Festival, 1994, and Fotogramas de Plata Award nomination, 1995, both for Dias contados and El detective y la muerte; Goya Award and Award of the Spanish Actors Union, both best supporting actor, 1995, for Dias contados; Ondas Film Award, 1995, Goya Award, Fotogramas de Plata Award, Cinema Writers Circle of Spain Award, and Peniscola Comedy Film Festival, all 1996, and Premio ACE, 1998, all best actor, for Boca a boca; Audience Award, best actor, European Film Awards, 1997; Award of the Spanish Actors Union nomination, best actor, and Fotogramas de Plata Award nomination, best actor in a movie, both 1997, for Extasis; Goya Award nomination, best lead actor, and European Film Award nomination, best actor, both 1998, for Carne tremula; nomination for Award of the Spanish Actors Union, best actor, 1998, for Perdita Durango; Fotogramas de Plata Award, best actor in a movie, 1998, for Carne Tremula and Perdita Durango; Ondas Film Award, best actor, 1999, for Los lobos de Washington; Fotogramas de Plata Award, best actor in a movie, 2001, for Segunda piel; National Board of Review Award and Volpi Cup, Venice Film Festival, both 2000, Academy Award nomination, Golden Globe Award nomination, Independent Spirit Award, Independent Features Project West, National Society of Film Critics Award, Southeastern Film Critics Association Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination, and Premio ACE, all 2001, and Chlotrudis Award nomination, 2002, all best actor, for Before Night Falls; Goya Award, Audience Award nomination and European Film Award nomination, both European Film Awards, Award of the Spanish Actors Union, and awards from Cinema Writers Circle of Spain, Fotogramas de Plata, and Asamblea de Directores Realizadores Cinematograficos y Audiovisuales de Espana, all best actor, 2003, Golden Kikito, best actor in long-form Latin film competition, Gramado Film Festival, 2003, and Premio ACE, best actor in a film, 2004, all for Los lunes al sol; Chlotrudis Award nomination, best actor, 2004, for The Dancer Upstairs; European Film Award and Volpi Cup, both 2004, Golden Globe Award nomination, best actor in a motion picture drama, 2005, Goya Award, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nomination, Golden Kinnaree Award, Bangkok International Film Festival, Fotogramas de Plata Award, Cinema Writers Circle of Spain Award, Award of the Spanish Actors Union, and Premio ACE, all 2005, all best actor, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best actor in a motion picture drama, International Press Academy, 2005, and Sant Jordi Award, best Spanish actor, 2005, all for Mar adentro.
(Uncredited) El poderoso influjo de la luna, 1980.
Jimmy, Las edades de Lulu (also known as The Ages of Lulu), 1990.
Television floor manager, Tacones lejanos (also known as High Heels and Talons aiguilles), Miramax, 1991.
Antonio, Amo tu cama rica, 1992.
Raul, Jamon, jamon (also known as Ham, Ham, Salami, Salami, and A Tale of Ham and Passion), Transeuropa Video Entertainment, 1992.
El limpiabotas, El amante bilingue (also known as The Bilingual Lover and L'amante bilingue), Dean Films, 1993.
(As Benito Gonzalez) Huevos de oro (also known as Golden Balls, Macho, and Uova d'oro), 1993.
(As Gonzalez) La teta y la luna (also known as The Tit and the Moon, La lune et le teton, and La teta I la lluna), Malofilm Distribution, 1994.
Lisardo, Dias contados (also known as Numbered Days, Running Out of Time, and With the Days Numbered), Aurora Films, 1994.
Detective Cornelio, El detective y la muerte (also known as The Detective and Death), 1994.
Pronostic reservat, 1994.
Victor Ventura, Boca a boca (also known as Mouth to Mouth), Miramax, 1995.
The son, La madre, 1995.
Rober, Extasis (also known as Ecstasy), Alta Films, 1996.
Mas que amor, frenesi (also known as Not Love, Just Frenzy), Jour de Fete Films, 1996.
Camillero, El amor perjudica seriamente la salud (also known as Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health, Love Causes Serious Harm to Your Health, and L'amour nuit gravement a la sante), 1996.
(As Javier Encinas) Camara, Mambru, 1996.
Jose Alberto "Amor Obsoleto," Airbag (also known as Airbag—Jetzt knallt's richtig!), Hispano Foxfilm, 1997.
David, Carne tremula (also known as Live Flesh and En chair et en os), Goldwyn Films, 1997.
Romeo Dolorosa, Perdita Durango (also known as Dance with the Devil), Trimark Pictures, 1997.
Quinqui del billar, Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley (also known as Torrente, the Dumb Arm of the Law and Torrente, the Stupid Arm of the Law), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.
Javier, Entre las piernas (also known as Between Your Legs and Entre les jambes), Columbia, 1999.
Alberto, Los lobos de Washington (also known as Washington Wolves), Alta Films, 1999.
Diego, Segunda piel (also known as Second Skin), Lola-films Distribucion, 1999.
Reinaldo Arenas, Before Night Falls (also known as Antes que anochezca), Fine Line, 2000.
(Uncredited) Tony Graco, Sin noticias de Dios (also known as Don't Tempt Me, No News from God, Without News from God, Bendito infierno, Nessuna notizia da Dio, and Sans nouvelles de Dieu), 2001, subtitled version, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2003.
Agustin Rejas, The Dancer Upstairs (also known as Pasos de baile), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002.
Santa, Los lunes al sol (also known as Mondays in the Sun, Les lundis au soleil, and I lunedi al sole), 2002, subtitled version, Lions Gate Films, 2003.
Himself (in archive footage) Los abajo firmantes, 2003.
Felix, Collateral, DreamWorks, 2004.
Ramon Sampedro, Mar adentro (also known as The Sea Inside, The Sea Within, and Mare dentro), Fine Line, 2004.
Brother Lorenzo, Goya's Ghosts (also known as Los fantasmas de Goya), Warner Bros., 2006.
Himself, Hecuba, un sueno de pasion (documentary), Lopez-Li Films, 2006.
Chigurh, No Country for Old Men, Paramount, 2007.
Florentino Ariza, Love in the Time of Cholera, New Line Cinema, 2007.
Film Work; Executive Producer:
Los lobos de Washington (also known as Washington Wolves), Alta Films, 1999.
Television Appearances; Series:
Segunda ensenanza, c. 1986.
Multiple characters, El dia por delante, 1989.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
(Uncredited) Boy, El picaro, 1974.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Premio donostia a Robert De Niro, 2000.
La noche de los premiados, 2002.
Los 50 mas bellos de People in Espanol, 2005.
Un viaje mar adentro, 2005.
Princesas … en el rodaje, 2005.
El oficio de actor, 2005.
El cine en las venas, 2005.
Rober/Javier (in archive footage), 50 y mas, 2005.
(In archive footage) Premio donostia a Willem Dafoe, 2005.
Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:
Sabor a Lolas, 1992.
Angels de nit, 1996.
Lo + plus, 1996, 2004.
"Una mujer bajo la lluvia," La grand ilusion, 2000.
"Atame!," La gran ilusion, 2000.
"Huevos de oro," La gran ilusion, 2000.
The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2001.
La columna, 2001.
Extreme Close Up With …, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.
Caiga quien caiga, multiple appearances, 2001, 2005.
Las Cerezas, 2004.
… Amb Manel Fuentes, 2004.
Magacine, multiple appearances, 2004–2005.
L'estiu en directe, 2005.
Corazon de …, 2005.
Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:
VII premios Goya, 1993.
Fotogramas de Plata 93, 1994.
IX premios Goya, 1995.
42nd edicion de los premios Ondas, 1995.
Fotogramas de Plata 95, 1995.
X premios Goya, 1996.
XII premios Goya, 1998.
Audience member, I premios Max de las artes escenicas, 1998.
Diego (in archive footage), XIV premios Goya, 2000.
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2001.
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2001.
XVI premios Goya, 2002.
Presenter, XVII premios Goya, 2003.
The 2004 European Film Awards, 2004.
The 10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, The WB, 2005.
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2005.
XIX premios Goya, 2005.
49th premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia, 2005.
(Uncredited) Ramon Sampedro (in archive footage), The 77th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2005.
(Uncredited) Ramos Sampedro (in archive footage), The 78th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2006.
Television Appearances in archive footage; Episodic:
Cinema mil, multiple episodes, 2005.
Los mas, 2006.
La imagen de tu vida, multiple episodes, 2006.
Television Appearances; Other:
(Uncredited) David/Detective Lieutenant Agustin Rejas (in archive footage), Alberto Iglesias el musico fiel, 2006.
Memoria de "Carne tremula," El Deseo, 1997.
Revealing "The Dancer Upstairs," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.
Advocate, December 19, 2000, p. 55.
Entertainment Weekly, February 23, 2001, p. 30.
Interview, January, 2001, pp. 60-65; January-April, 2001, p. 61; May, 2003, p. 100; March, 2005, p. 152.
Los Angeles Times, December 3, 2004.
Premiere, December, 2004, pp. 120-121.
Radio Times, September 24, 2005, p. 38.
Total Film, March, 2005, pp. 78-79.
Washington Post, December 12, 2004, pp. N1, N12-N13.
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