Gael García Bernal

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Movie Actor
Date of Birth November 30, 1978
Place of Birth Guadalajara, Mexico
Age 42 years old
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Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal is a Mexican actor and producer. García Bernal is best known for his performances in the films Bad Education, The Motorcycle Diaries, Amores perros, Y Tu Mamá También, Babel, and Coco, and for his role as Rodrigo de Souza in the Amazon Studios' web television series Mozart in the Jungle. He and Diego Luna founded Canana Films in Mexico City. García Bernal was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Motorcycle Diaries in 2005, and in 2016 won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for Mozart in the Jungle. In 2016, Time Magazine named him in the annual Time 100 most influential people list.

Born: November 30, 1978, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Residence: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mexico City, Mexico
Citizenship: Mexican
Occupation: Actor, producer
Years active: 1989–present
Partner(s): Dolores Fonzi (2008–2014)
Children: 2
Parent(s): José Ángel García, Patricia Bernal
Relatives: Darío Yazbek Bernal (half-brother)
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About Gael García Bernal

Director and actor who was given the Award for Excellence in Acting in the Provincetown International Film Festival. He played Santiago in the 2006 film Bable, which was nominated for seven film awards. In 2016, he was awarded a Golden Globe Award for his performance in Mozart In The Jungle.

Before Fame

He began starring in telenovelas in his teenage years.


In 1994, he was involved with the Chiapas uprising.

Family Life

His mother is actress Patricia Bernal and his father is director Jose Angel Garcia. He married Dolores Fonzi in 2009. He has a son named Lazaro and a daughter named Libertad. He has a half-brother named Darío Yazbek Bernal who is also an actor.


He starred in Y Tu Mamá También and Rudo y Cursi with his close friend Diego Luna.

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Latest information about Gael García Bernal updated on January 19, 2021.

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