Édgar Ramírez

Actor

Birthday:

25.03.1977

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ramírez and the second or maternal family name is Arellano.

Édgar Filiberto Ramírez Arellano (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeðɣar raˈmiɾes]; born 25 March 1977) is a Venezuelan actor. He played Carlos in the 2010 French-German biopic series Carlos, a role for which he won the César Award for Most Promising Actor at the César Awards 2011. He also played Larry, a CIA operative in Pakistan, in the film Zero Dark Thirty, and Paz, a CIA assassin, in The Bourne Ultimatum. Ramírez won at the 2012 ALMA Awards for Ares in Wrath of the Titans. He was nominated for a Golden Globe and Emmy Award in 2011 for his role in the movie Carlos.

Ramírez studied communications at the Andrés Bello Catholic University. He then worked in media and considered becoming a diplomat. When Iñárritu (a short film he had made with friends) was critically praised, he decided to pursue his performing hobby as a career.


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