Édgar Ramírez

Venezuelan actor

Édgar Filiberto Ramírez Arellano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeðɣaɾ raˈmiɾes], born March 25, 1977) is a Venezuelan actor and former journalist.[2] He was born in San Cristóbal, Táchira, Venezuela.

Édgar Ramírez
Ramírez at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Édgar Filiberto Ramírez Arellano[1]

(1977-03-25) 25 March 1977 (age 47)[1]
Years active1990–present

He played Carlos the Jackal in the 2010 French-German biopic series Carlos. He won the César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2011 for the role[3][4] and was nominated for a Golden Globe and Emmy Award for best actor.[5]

He also played Larry, a CIA operative in the movie Zero Dark Thirty, Paz—a CIA assassin—in The Bourne Ultimatum, and Roberto Durán, a four-time world-champion boxer and member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame, in Hands of Stone.

Ramírez starred as Gianni Versace in the limited crime series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. He also starred as Bodhi in the 2015 movie Point Break.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Biography Archived 2019-01-25 at the Wayback Machine. edgar-ramirez.com
  2. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (25 August 2016). "Édgar Ramírez Salsa Dances onto Late Show Stage". Retrieved 24 June 2017 – via YouTube.
  3. César : Edgar Ramirez, espoir masculin, europe1.fr
  4. "Edgar Ramírez nominado a los premios César – Cine – EL UNIVERSAL". Archived from the original on July 25, 2011. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  5. "Edgar Ramirez: Awards and". Television Academy. Retrieved 31 August 2015.