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Javier Cámara

Javier Camara was born in La Rioja and came to Madrid to study acting at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico (Royal School of Dramatic Art). Since then, he has worked in all the media possible for an actor: theatre, film and television. His various roles have won him great popularity among audiences in various countries. His most notable work includes that of the protagonist in Talk to Her (Pedro Almodbvar) which brought him international recognition and for which he received the Audience Award for the Best European Actor of 2002.

Since making his debut in Alegre ma non troppo (Fernando Colomo), he has managed to become one of our best loved actors in films such as Torrente, the Stupid Arm of the Law (Santiago Segura), Torremolinos 73 (Pablo Berger), Los abajos firmantes (Joaquin Oristrell) or in the television series Ay, senor, senor! and Siete vidas.

Recently Javier has gone back to the theatre with the play Family Resemblances (Agnes Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri). Ondas Award 2004 for Torremolinos 73.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Javier Cámara Facts

OccupationActor, Composer
BirthdayJanuary 19, 1967 (57)
BirthplaceAlbeda de Iregua, Spain

Selected Filmography

Talk To Her
I'm So Excited!
Living is Easy With Eyes Closed
Sex and Lucia
The Secret Life of Words
Torrente: The Dumb Arm of the Law
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