Person Details

Birthday: 1977-03-25 01:56:38

Aliases: Edgar Ramirez , Édgar Ramírez

Gender: Male

Place of birth: San Cristobal, Venezuela

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Movie Involvements: 29

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

American Crime Story
Average
7

American Crime Story

(2016) Gianni Versace
The Bourne Ultimatum
Average
7
Bright
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6

Bright

(2017) Kandomere
The Girl on the Train
Average
6

The Girl on the Train

(2016) Dr. Kamal Abdic
Gold
Average
7

Gold

(2016) Michael Acosta
Zero Dark Thirty
Average
7

Zero Dark Thirty

(2012) Larry from Ground Branch
Wrath of the Titans
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6

Wrath of the Titans

(2012) Ares
Deliver Us from Evil
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6

Deliver Us from Evil

(2014) Mendoza

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 N/A
2020 N/A
René Gonzalez
2019 Sigmund
2018 Vincent
Kevin Rivera
2017 Kandomere
2016 Michael Acosta
Dr. Kamal Abdic
Roberto Duran
Himself
Gianni Versace
2015 Tony Miranne
Bodhi
2014 Mendoza
2013 Priest
Simón Bolívar
2012 Larry from Ground Branch
Javier
Ares
2011 Ángel Sotavento
2010 Ilich Ramírez Sánchez ('Carlos')
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez („Carlos“)
2008 Ciro Redondo García
Javier
2007 Paz
Cyrano Fernandez
2006 Sebastián Castillo
Alvaro
2005 Choco
2004 Pedro
1993 N/A
Carlos
N/A
Paciencia De La Rosa
Detective Joe Mendoza
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2017 Associate Producer
2016 Executive Producer
2013 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
2009 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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