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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:
23
First Appeared:
In the movie A Dot and a Line 2004-12-15
Latest Project:
Movie Holland, Michigan 2017-12-31
Known For
Poster of Gold
Poster of Joy
Poster of Zero Dark Thirty
Poster of Elipsis
Filmography
Movie Holland, Michigan 2017-12-31
Movie Hands of Stone Roberto Duran 2016-08-26
Movie The Girl on the Train Dr. Kamal Abdic 2016-10-05
Movie Gold Michael Acosta 2016-12-29
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 Liberator Simón Bolívar 2013-09-09
Movie The Counselor Priest 2013-10-25
Movie An Open Heart Javier 2012-08-08
Movie Wrath of the Titans Ares 2012-03-27
Movie Zero Dark Thirty Larry from Ground Branch 2012-12-19
Movie Greetings to the Devil Ángel Sotavento 2011-08-11
Series Carlos Ilich Ramírez Sánchez 2010-05-19
Movie Carlos Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos') 2010-05-19
Movie Vantage Point Javier 2008-02-01
Movie Che: Part One Ciro Redondo García 2008-09-05
Movie Cyrano Fernández Cyrano Fernandez 2007-01-01
Movie The Bourne Ultimatum Paz 2007-08-03
Movie El Don Alvaro 2006-01-01
Movie Elipsis Sebastián Castillo 2006-10-15
Movie Domino Choco 2005-09-22
Movie A Dot and a Line Pedro 2004-12-15