Javier Bardem Biography


Javier Bardem

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Birth Name: Javier Bardem
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Spain
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   48 Years
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Javier Bardem full name Javier Angel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor. He is known for his role in the movie such as Before Night Falls, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, No Country for Old Men and many more. He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain to parents Pilar Bardem and Jose Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His mother is an actress and his father was a businessman. His parents split up after few time of his birth. He was raised by his mother alone. He is Spanish.

Javier Bardem is married man. He has been married to Penelope Cruz. Penelope Cruz is Spanish actress and model. They began their love relationship in 2007. They maintained a low public profile about their love affair. The couple got married in early July 2010 in a private ceremony at a friend's home in the Bahamas. They have two children together.

Besides this, he had once in relationship with Cristina Payes. She is a teacher and a translator. He learned English from her. They had ten years long love relationship. But sudden they dissolved their relationship.

He began his acting career when he was six years old. His family background is also related with acting. He had appeared in various Spanish movies. His first English movie was Perdite Durango from which he gained international recognition. His original interest was in painting not acting. He went on to study painting for four years at Madrid's Escuela de Artes y Oficios. He was not talented in painting so he abandoned that career. His net worth is estimated around 20 million dollar.

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Born in Spain

1969 1st of March

He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain to parents Pilar Bardem and Jose Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His mother is an actress and his father was a businessman. His parents split up after few time of his birth. He was raised by his mother alone. He is Spanish.

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Began his career in acting

1975

He began his acting career when he was six years old as a child artist and appeared on Spanish television throughout his teen years. He came to notice in a small role in his first film The Ages of Lulu when he was 20 years old.

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First English language debut, Perdite Durango

1997

He built a considerable reputation among Spanish movie audiences over the years and in 1997, He made his English-language debut playing a role as Romeo in Perdita Durango. That film made little impact on critics and audiences.

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Nominated for Oscar

2000

He became first actor of Spain who nominated for Oscar Award and that was a year in 2000. He was nominated for the movie Before Night Falls and that was for Best Actor. In 2010, he was nominated for that award for second time and that was for Spanish movie Biutiful.

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Nominated for Academy Award

2000

In 2000, he was nominated for Academy Award for the movie Before the Night Falls. At that time he was first Spanish actor who nominated for that award. He was nominated for Best Actor for the role of Reinaldo Arenas.

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Began dating Penelope Cruz

2007

Javier began dating with Penelope Cruz in 2007. Penelope Cruz is Spanish actress and model. They maintained a low public profile about their love affair. She was his co-star in Vicky Cristina Barcelona and they appeared in several movies together.

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Won Academy Award

2007

 He became the first Spanish actor who won the Academy Award and that was year 2007. He won that award for movie No Country for Old Men as the role of Anton Chigurh and that was for Best Supporting Role.

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Married to Penelope Cruz

2010

Javier Bardem is married man. He has been married to Penelope Cruz, his longtime girlfriend. The couple got married in early July 2010 in a private ceremony at a friend's home in the Bahamas. They have two children together.

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First child, Leonardo Encinas Cruz

2011 22nd of January

He became father for the first time in his life on 22 January, 2011. His wife, Penelope Cruz gave birth to their child and that was son. Javier was 41 years old when he became father for first time. The couple named their son Leonardo Encinas Cruz.

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Second child, Luna Encinas Cruz

2013 22nd of July

At the age of 44, he became father for second time. He and his wife Penelope Cruz welcomed their second child together on 22 July, 2013. They were blessed by little daughter and they named her Luna Encinas Cruz.

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