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Biography #2 (for Dirty Dancing Havana Nights)

Diego Luna was introduced to American audiences with his starring role in the IFC hit film Y Tu Mamá También, alongside life-long friend Gael Garcia Bernal for director Alfonso Cuarón. He continues to work with some of the industry's finest directors and co-stars.

In July 2004, he will be seen in Dreamworks' The Terminal alongside Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones for director Steven Spielberg. In September 2004, he will star in Warner Bros. Independent Pictures' Criminal with John C. Reilly for Stephen Soderbergh and George Clooney's Section Eight Productions and director Gregory Jacobs. He will also be seen in the independent film Nicotina, which premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival.

Luna was recently seen in Disney's Open Range, alongside director and star Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall and Annette Bening, and Miramax's Frida, opposite Salma Hayek for director Julie Taymor.

Luna began his professional acting career on stage at the age of seven. By the age of twelve, he made his television debut in the soap opera El Abuelo Y Yo, which led to roles in the soap opera El Premio Mayor and the successful drama series El Amor De Mi Vida and La Vida En El Espejo. He has appeared on stage in such theater productions as De Pelicula, La Tarea (based on Jame Hurnberto Hermosillo's movie of the same name), Comedia Clandtina and El Cantaro Roto, for which he accepted the 1996-1997 Masculine Revelation Award from the Association of Theatre Reviewers. Under the direction of Antonio Serrano (Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas), he performed Sabina Berman's Moliere. He is currently producing The Complete Works of William Shakespeare in Mexico for which he won the 2001-2002 Best Comic Actor award from the Association of Theatre Reviewers.

Luna's additional feature films have included Before Night Falls, for director Julian Schnabel; Luis Estrada's Ambar; Erwin Neumaier's Un Hilito De Sangre; Gabriel Retes' Un Dulce Olor A Meute (second place winner at the Havana Film Festival); Marisa Sistach's El Cometa; Fernando Sarinana's Todo El Poder; Carambola; Fidel (for Showtime); Ciudades Oscuras; and Soldados de Salamina, for director David Trueba. Additionally, Luna has starred in a number of short films made by students at CUEC and CCC, including Javier Bourges' El Ultimo Fin Del Ano, the Oscar-winning short film.

Bio courtesy Lionsgate Films for "Dirty Dancing Havana Nights" (02-Mar-2004)


Biography #3 (for Frida)

Luna stole the hearts of millions in this spring's hit film Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN alongside life-time friend Gael Garcia Bernal for director Alfonso Cuaron. The pair shared an acting award for the film at last year's Venice Film Festival. Diego Luna can also be seen in BEFORE NIGHT FALLS, alongside Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp for director Julian Schnabel. He is currently on location filming OPEN RANGE alongside director and star Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall and Annette Bening. Luna began his professional acting career on stage at the age of seven. By the age of twelve, he made his television debut in the soap opera El Abuelo Y Yo, which led to roles in the soap opera El Premio Mayor and the successful drama series' El Amor De Mi Vida and La Vida En El Espejo.

Luna has appeared on stage in such theater productions as De Pelicula, La Tarea (based on Jame Humberto Hermosillo's movie of the same name), Comedia Clandtina and El Cantaro Roto , for which he accepted the 19961997Masculine Revelation Award from the Association of Theatre Reviewers. Under the same direction of Antonio Serrano (Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas), he performed Sabina Berman's Moliere. He recently performed The Complete Works of William Shakespeare in Mexico.

Luna's transition into movies has been equally multifaceted and successful, most notably Luis Estrada's AMBAR, Erwin Neumaier's UN HILITO DE SANGRE, Gabriel Retes' UN DULCE OLOR A MEUTE, (second place winner at the Havana Film Festival), Marisa Sistach's EL COMETA and Fernando Sarinana's TORO EL PODER. His additional feature films include CARAMBOLA, FIDEL (for Showtime), John Carpenter's VAMPIRES: LOS MUERTOS, alongside Jon Bon Jovi, and CIUDADES OBSCURAS. Additionally, Luna has starred in a number of short films made by students at CUEC and CCC including Javier Bourges' EL ULTIMO FIN DEL ANO, the Oscar-winning short film.

Bio courtesy Miramax for "Frida" (01-Jan-2000)