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Edgar Ramírez

Edgar Ramirez Arellano 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. His first recognition as an actor was the successful soap opera Cosita Rica, for Venevisión which aired in September 2003 to August 2004 lasting 270 episodes. In 2005, he made his major motion picture début playing Choco, Domino Harvey's love interest in the film Domino directed by Tony Scott. He was in Vantage Point directed by Pete Travis. In this high-budgeted Sony Pictures political thriller, Ramírez joined an all-star international cast including Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, William Hurt, Forrest Whitaker, Eduardo Noriega, and Ayelet Zurer. Ramírez plays Javier, an ex-special forces soldier forced to kidnap the American President in order to get his brother back. Upcoming is Cyrano Fernandez, with Ramírez in the title role. This independent production was directed by Alberto Arvelo and is based on the French play Cyrano de Bergerac. Ramírez has appeared in several other productions. Among those are the first part of the two film bundle Che by Steven Soderbergh, where he played the role of Ciro Redondo (a Cuban revolutionary who fought amongst Ché Guevara), La Hora Cero (The Magic Hour), a short film directed by Guillermo Arriaga, the acclaimed screenwriter of Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel (Mexico); Plan B, directed by Alejandro García Wiederman (Venezuela); Yotama se va volando (Yotama Flies Away), directed by Luis Armando Roche (Venezuela-France); Punto y raya (Step Forward), directed by Elia K. Schneider (Venezuela-Spain-Chile-Uruguay), submitted by Venezuela for Oscar consideration for 2004 Best Foreign Film, in which he played Colombian soldier Pedro. In 2007, he played the role of Paz, a Blackbriar assassin, in The Bourne Ultimatum. In the original Bourne Ultimatum, the villain is Illich Ramirez Sanchez, aka Carlos the Jackal. Ramírez went on to play the role of the actual Carlos in the 2010 French-German limited series Carlos. At the French César Awards 2011, he was awarded, for the film version of the TV series, the César Award for Most Promising Actor. Ramírez appeared in the Clash of the Titans (2010) sequel, Wrath of the Titans (2012), playing Ares, the God of War. Also in 2012, he played Larry in the Kathryn Bigelow film, Zero Dark Thirty.


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Born:
Mar 25, 1977 In San Cristobal, Venezuela
Movie/TV Credits:
33
First Appeared:
In the movie ¡Aquí espaantan! 1993-05-14
Latest Project:
Movie The 355 2022-01-07
Known For
Poster of ¡Aquí espaantan!

Edgar Ramírez Movies Filmography

Movie
The 355
2022-01-07
Movie
Jungle Cruise
2021-07-28
Movie
Yes Day
Carlos Torres 2021-03-12
Series
The Undoing
Joe Mendoza 2020-10-25
Movie
The Last Days of American Crime
Graham Bricke 2020-06-05
Movie
Resistance
Sigmund (Elsbeth's Father) 2020-03-27
Movie
Wasp Network
René 2019-09-09
Movie
The Quietude
Vincent 2018-08-30
Movie
Furlough
Kevin Rivera 2018-03-16
Movie
Bright
Kandomere 2017-12-22
Movie
The Girl on the Train
Dr. Kamal Abdic 2016-10-05
Movie
Hands of Stone
Roberto Duran 2016-08-26
Series
Chelsea
Himself 2016-05-11
Movie
Gold
Michael Acosta 2016-02-03
Series
American Crime Story
Gianni Versace 2016-02-02
Movie
Point Break
Bodhi 2015-12-03
Movie
Joy
Tony Miranne 2015-12-24
Movie
Deliver Us from Evil
Mendoza 2014-07-01
Movie
The Counselor
Priest 2013-10-25
Movie
The Liberator
Simón Bolívar 2013-09-09
Movie
Zero Dark Thirty
Larry from Ground Branch 2012-12-19
Movie
An Open Heart
Javier 2012-08-08
Movie
Wrath of the Titans
Ares 2012-03-27
Movie
Greetings to the Devil
Ángel Sotavento 2011-08-11
Movie
Carlos
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos') 2010-07-07
Series
Carlos
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez („Carlos“) 2010-05-19
Movie
Che: Part One
Ciro Redondo García 2008-09-05
Movie
Vantage Point
Javier 2008-02-01
Movie
The Bourne Ultimatum
Paz 2007-08-03
Movie
El Don
Alvaro 2006-01-01
Movie
Domino
Choco 2005-10-14
Movie
A Dot and a Line
Pedro 2004-12-15
Movie
¡Aquí espaantan!
1993-05-14