Javier Bardem in Vicky Cristina... | 2008
Clip Name: Juan Antonio Invites the Girls
About this actor
Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈβjer βarˈðen]; born March 1, 1969) is a Spanish actor. He has garnered critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne tremula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro. Bardem has been awarded an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA, four Goya awards, two European Film Awards, a Prize for Best Actor at Cannes and two Coppa Volpis at Venice for his work. He is the first Spaniard to be nominated for an Oscar (Best Actor, 2000, for Before Night Falls, lost to Russell Crowe for Gladiator) as well as the first to win (Supporting Actor, 2007, for No Country for Old Men) in an acting category not on the Foreign Language Film category. Bardem was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Canary Islands, Spain, the son of Carlos Encinas and actress Pilar Bardem. Bardem comes from a long line of filmmakers and actors who have been working since the earliest days of Spanish cinema; he is the...