Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal

​García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, the son of Patricia Bernal, an actress and former model, and José Angel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is Sergio Yazbek, whom his mother married when García Bernal was young. He started acting at just a year old and spent most of his teen years starring in telenovelas. Gael studied the International Baccalaureate, with chemistry being unquestionably his favorite subject. When he was fourteen, he taught indigenous peoples in Mexico to read, often working with the Huichol Indians. In his later teens, he took part in peaceful demonstrations during the Chiapas uprisingof 1994.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2018MuseoJuan Nuñez2018-12-31
2018The Kindergarten Teacher2018-01-18
2018If You Saw His HeartDaniel2018-01-10
2017CocoHéctor (voice)2017-11-22
2017Salt and FireDr. Fabio Cavani2017-04-07
2016DesiertoMoises2016-10-14
2016NerudaOscar Peluchoneau2016-09-04
2016ZoomEdward2016-09-02
2016You're Killing Me SusanaEligio2016-08-25
2015Eva Doesn't SleepMassera2015-11-05
2015The ArdorKaí2015-07-17
2014RosewaterMaziar Bahari2014-11-07
2013NoRené Saaverdra2013-02-15
2013Who Is Dayani Cristal?Himself2013-01-17
2012VampsDiego Bardem2012-11-02
2012The Loneliest PlanetAlex2012-10-25
2012José & PilarHimself2012-04-01
2012Casa De Mi PadreOnza2012-03-16
2011Even the RainSebastián2011-05-08
2011A Little Bit of HeavenJulian Goldstein2011-02-03
2010Write the Future2010-05-20
2010Letters to JulietVictor2010-05-14
2009The Limits of ControlMexican2009-05-01
2009MammothLeo Vidales2009-01-23
2008Rudo & CursiToto2008-12-19
2008BlindnessKing of Ward 32008-05-14
2008Chevolution2008-04-01
2007The PastRímini2007-10-26
2007Saint DeathNarrator2007-09-28
2007DeficitCristobal2007-05-21
2007Sexo en el platóJulio Zapata / Ángel / Juan / Zahara (archive footage)2007-04-09
2006BabelSantiago2006-10-27
2006The Science of SleepStéphane2006-06-18
2005The KingElvis2005-01-01
2004The Motorcycle DiariesErnesto Guevara de la Serna2004-09-24
2004Bad EducationÁngel/Juan/Zahara2004-05-12
2004Traveling with Che GuevaraChe2004-01-01
2003Dreaming of JuliaRicky2003-10-24
2003I'm with LucyGabriel2003-03-25
2003Dot the IKit Winter2003-01-18
2002The Crime of Padre AmaroPadre Amaro2002-10-25
2002Y Tu Mamá TambiénJulio Zapata2002-03-15
2002FidelChe Guevara2002-01-27
2001Don't Tempt MeDavenport2001-11-30
2001The Last PostJose Francisco2001-08-11
2001Amores perrosOctavio2001-03-30
2001Private LivesGustavo 'Gana' Bertolini2001-03-24
2001An Eye on the NapePablo2001-01-31
1996De tripas, corazón1996-01-01
1970ZZorro