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Edgar Ramirez

Highest Rated:   93% Carlos (2010)
Lowest Rated:   9% Point Break (2015)
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Birthplace:   Caracas, Venezuela
Actor Edgar Ramirez specialized in playing thuggish, brutal types onscreen -- an image he used to portray characters on both sides of the law with great effectiveness. Growing up in his native Venezuela, Ramirez originally planned to enter a career on the landscape of global politics, as an outlet for his fascination with the human condition. Instead, he caught the drama bug early on (when a university professor felt impressed by Ramirez's work in a student film and suggested that he continue acting), and in fact warmed to it for the same basic reason -- because it gave him an opportunity to explore different perspectives, scenarios, and ideas. In the mean time, Ramirez did in fact involve himself in Venezuelan politics, specifically in the organization Dale al Voto. The actor appeared onscreen in Spanish-language productions in the early 2000s, but signed for his first major international crossover role as a bounty hunter in Tony Scott's hell-raising actioner Domino (2005). Ramirez followed this up with a high-profile turn as a nasty hit man who marks Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) for death in Paul Greengrass' The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), and appeared in a small supporting role in the political thriller Vantage Point (2008), starring Dennis Quaid and Forest Whitaker.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Wasp Network
  • Actor
2019
20% Furlough
  • Actor
2018
54% The Quietude (La quietud)
  • Actor
2018
25% Bright
  • Actor
2017
43% Gold
  • Micke Acosta
$7.3M 2017
44% The Girl on the Train
  • Dr. Kamal Abdic
$75.4M 2016
43% Hands of Stone
  • Roberto Duran
$4.8M 2016
79% From Afar (Desde Allá)
  • Executive Producer
$30.6k 2016
60% Joy
  • Tony
$42.6M 2015
9% Point Break
  • Bodhi
2015
39% The Liberator
  • Executive Producer
  • Simón Bolívar
2014
29% Deliver Us from Evil
  • Mendoza
$18.9M 2014
34% The Counselor
  • Priest
$14.7M 2013
91% Zero Dark Thirty
  • Larry From Ground Branch
$95.8M 2013
26% Wrath of the Titans
  • Ares
$83.7M 2012
No Score Yet An Open Heart
  • Javier
2012
93% Carlos
  • Ilich Ramírez Sanchez/"Carlos"
$0.1M 2010
No Score Yet Saluda al Diablo de mi Parte (My Regards to the Devil)
  • Angel
2009
68% Che: Part One (The Argentine)
  • Ciro Redondo
$1.6M 2009
79% Che: Part Two (Guerrilla)
  • Ciro Redondo
$2M 2008
35% Vantage Point
  • Javier
$72.3M 2008
No Score Yet Cyrano Fernández
  • Producer
  • Actor
2007
92% The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Paz
$227.4M 2007
No Score Yet Elipsis (Ellipsis)
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Carlos The Jackal
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet El Don
  • Actor
2006
18% Domino
  • Choco
$10.2M 2005
No Score Yet Punto y Raya
  • Pedro
2004
No Score Yet Mariana de la Noche
  • Director
2003
No Score Yet Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  • Director
2001

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
92% American Crime Story
2016
  • Gianni Versace
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2017
38% Chelsea
2016-2017
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015

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