Edgar Ramírez

Edgar Ramírez

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 25-03-1977
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: San Cristobal, Venezuela
  • Also Known As:

    Edgar Ramirez
    Édgar Ramírez

  • Popularity: 2.54
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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.

Year Movie Character
2010 Carlos as Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos')
2011 Greetings to the Devil as Ángel Sotavento
2013 The Liberator as Simón Bolívar
2015 Point Break as Bodhi
2020 The Last Days of American Crime as Graham Bricke
2012 An Open Heart as Javier
2016 Hands of Stone as Roberto Duran
2004 A Dot and a Line as Pedro
2007 Cyrano Fernández as Cyrano Fernandez
1970 Corpus Christi as Paciencia De La Rosa
2020 Wasp Network as René
2005 Domino as Choco
2006 El Don as Alvaro
2016 Gold as Michael Acosta
1970 Love Child
2021 Jungle Cruise
2018 Furlough as Kevin Rivera
1970 Yes Day as Carlos Torres
1970 Losing Clementine
2012 Wrath of the Titans as Ares
2014 Deliver Us from Evil as Mendoza
2018 The Quietude as Vincent
2020 Resistance as Sigmund
2017 Bright as Kandomere
2015 Joy as Tony Miranne
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum as Paz
2006 Elipsis as Sebastián Castillo
2008 Vantage Point as Javier
2012 Zero Dark Thirty as Larry from Ground Branch
2016 The Girl on the Train as Dr. Kamal Abdic
2021 The 355
1993 ¡Aquí espaantan!
2020 Resistance as Sigmund (Elsbeth's Father)
2013 The Counselor as Priest
2008 Che: Part One as Ciro Redondo García
2013 The Liberator
2009 Venezzia
2013 Secreto de Confesión
2016 From Afar
2017 Antö
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2016 Chelsea (1 episode) as Himself
2010 Carlos (3 episode) as Ilich Ramírez Sánchez („Carlos“)
2016 American Crime Story (9 episode) as Gianni Versace
2020 The Undoing (5 episode) as Joe Mendoza

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