Ricardo Darín

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Ricardo Darín
Born Ricardo Darín
(1957-01-16) January 16, 1957 (age 57)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Occupation Actor
Partner(s) Susana Giménez (1978–1987)
Florencia Bas (1987–present)
Children daughter Clara and son Ricardo

Ricardo Darín (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo ðaˈɾin]; born January 16, 1957) is an Argentine actor, screenwriter and film director.[1]

Darín is one of the biggest movie stars in Argentina. He played a number of parts in TV series for several years where he became popular as a young leading actor. His most prominent roles as a film actor include Nine Queens (2000), El Hijo de la Novia (2001), Luna de Avellaneda (2004), El Aura (2005) and La Señal (2007), which was also his directorial debut. He starred in the Academy Award winning film The Secret in Their Eyes (2009). In 2011 Konex Foundation from Argentina granted him the Diamond Konex Award, one of the most prestigious awards in Argentina, as the most important personality in Entertainment in the last decade in his country.

Early life[edit]

Ricardo Darín was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 16, 1957. He has worked since he was a little boy, and over the years has made a remarkable evolution from soap opera gallant and TV comedies to a leading figure of the most important Argentine movies. At the age of 10 he made his debut in a play along with his parents, actor Ricardo Darín Sr., and actress Renée Roxana. He acted for several years in TV series (such as Alta Comedia and Estación Retiro), where he reached popularity as a young leading actor in different soap operas, specially in Alberto Migre's productions. In the 90's, he achieved great success in the TV comedy "Mi Cuñado" (1993), in which he co-starred with Luis Brandoni. He never left theatre and continued acting in plays like "Sugar", "Extraña Pareja", "Taxi", "Algo en Común" and "Art". At that time, he acted in plays and movies like "He nacido en la ribera", "La Rabona" and "Los Exitos del Amor". The first time the critics emphasized his performance was in the movie "Perdido por Perdido" (1993), Alberto Lecchi's debut as a film director.

Personal life[edit]

He lives with his wife, Florencia Bas, and his children, Ricardo Jr. (aka. Chino Darin) and Clara.



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