Javier Cámara

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Javier Cámara
Javier Camara at 2017 MIFF.jpg
Cámara at the 2017 MIFF
Born
Javier Cámara Rodríguez

(1967-01-19) 19 January 1967 (age 52)
OccupationActor
Years active1991–present

Javier Cámara Rodríguez (born 19 January 1967) is a Spanish actor. He starred in the Pedro Almodóvar films Talk to Her (2002), Bad Education (2004) and I'm So Excited (2013), and the television series 7 Vidas (Seven Lives). He played Cardinal Bernardo Gutierrez in the HBO series The Young Pope as well as Guillermo Pallomari, the chief accountant of the Cali Cartel, in season 3 of the Netflix series Narcos.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Albelda de Iregua, La Rioja. He later moved to Madrid and graduated from the Dramatic Art School. He worked as an usher at the Figaro Theatre in Madrid.

Career[edit]

His debut in theatre was in El caballero de Olmedo in 1991. He enjoyed great success in the TV series 7 Vidas and then with Almodóvar. His awards include 12 wins and 22 nominations.

Selected Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley Rafi Nominated-Goya Award for Best New Actor
2001 Sex and Lucia
2002 Talk to Her Benigno Martín Nominated-European Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated-Goya Award for Best Actor
2003 Torremolinos 73 Alfredo Nominated-Goya Award for Best Actor
2004 Bad Education Paca/Paquito
2005 The Secret Life of Words Simon Nominated-Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor
2006 Alatriste Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares
2006 Paris, je t'aime
2008 Chef's Special Maxi Nominated-Goya Award for Best Actor
2008 The Blind Sunflowers Ricardo
2011 ¿Para qué sirve un oso? Guillermo
2013 I'm So Excited Joserra
2013 A Gun in Each Hand S.
2013 Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed Antonio Goya Award for Best Actor
2015 Truman Tomás Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated-European Film Award for Best Actor
2016 The Young Pope Monsignor Bernardo Gutierrez, personal secretary to the pope
2016 The Queen of Spain
2017 It's for Your Own Good
2017 Bomb Scared (Fé de etarras, "Faith of Basque Separatists") Martín NetFlix Original
2017 Narcos Guillermo Pallomari

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