Birthday: 01-08-1963
Age: 55
Star sign: Virgo

Demian Bichir Najera is a Mexican actor who works in Hollywood. He comes from a family of famous Mexican actors, the Bichir family. His father is Alejandro Bichir. His mother is Maricruz Najera and his two brothers, Odiseo Bichir, and Bruno Bichir, are all actors. His parents named him after the Herman Hessie novel “Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclairs Youth”.

He was married to the Mexican singer Lisset Gutierrez, and they got divorced in the year 2003. He is currently with Stefanie Sherk and has one daughter, Gala, who was born in 2011. Demian Bichir became the ACLU Ambassador for Immigration Rights and held dual citizenship, i.e., He is an American as well as a Mexican citizen. Demian Bichir's career started in theater and at the age of 13, he became the member of the National Theater Company. ‘Choices of the Heart’ was his first American movie. 'Sexo, pudor y lágrimas’, the Mexican film, which broke the box office records in 1999 was one of the major milestones of his profession. It became the number one film in Mexico which took his career to great heights. His transition from the Mexican film industry to the American industry was not something easy, and it was a herculean trial for him to get roles. During that time, he worked as a bus boy.

He also utilized this time to learn English. He has also lent his voice in many animated cartoons like ‘Aladdin’, ‘The Return of Jafar’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’ (1989), which were the most famous ones. His roles in various TV shows have brought a lot of credit to his career. The most famous ones among them are ‘Weeds’, which aired in 2008 and ‘The Bridge’, which aired from 2013-14. He played the role of Detective Marco Ruiz in ‘The Bridge’, which was one of the best streaks in his career. Movies like ‘The Heat’ and ‘Machete Kills’, both which released in 2013, and ‘Death in Buenos Aires’, which released in 2014 were his famous movies. ‘The Hateful Eight’ got released in 2015 in the month of January. It was his most recent work. In 2011, he got nominated for Academy Award for his role in the movie ‘A Better Life’. The nomination was for the Best Actor Award. In the year 2003, he received the MTV Movie Mexico's Best Bichir in a Movie Award, which was a particularcategory that was created because of the large amount of roles that the Bichir brothers did. Demian Bichir has also received Oscar nomination for Best Actor and was the second Mexican actor to be nominated for the award.

Delroy Lindo English Actor

Delroy Lindo

Delroy Lindo is a British-American actor, who has played positive and negative roles in his career. He has established himself in the film industry for almost three decades as a hardworking and versatile actor. He has worked in the film industry and has also shown his talent in television shows and the theater. Born in the Thames, South East London, he was raised in Lewisham. His father didn’t have a permanent job and hence shifted from one to another, while his mother was a nurse. Delroy moved with his mother, in his teenage years, to Canada and later on to the US. Currently, he resides in Oakland, California. He was five years old when he was first exposed to acting. He played as one of the kings in a play produced by Nativity. ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ which aired on public TV is what inspired Delroy to choose his career in acting. He moved to San Francisco, when he was 24 years, to study in the American Conservatory Theater. He studied with scholarship and, in 1979, graduated. He received an Honorary Doctorate from Virginia Union University for Arts and Humanities, and also a BFA degree in 2004 from San Francisco State University. He is also a member of the Arts Studio. Delroy was first married to Kathi Coaston, whom he divorced. Later he married Nashormeh Lindo in 1990, who was an artist and an educator in arts. His son Damiri was born in 2001. His debut movie was a British comedy; ‘Find the Lady’ (1976). He then appeared in the movie ‘More American Graffiti’ in which he played the role of an army sergeant. He then quit acting in films for almost ten years, to concentrate on his theater career. His Broadway debut was "Master Harold"...and the Boys. He then went on to act in a touring production. He portrayed Harald Loomis in the Broadway play, ‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’, which brought him a Tony Award nomination. After coming back to the film industry in the 90's, he did three roles in Spike Lee's films that gave a better recognition to his work. The characters he played were different in each of the films. He was a drug dealer in one of the movies, a psychotic gangster and the father of an African-American family. The year 1996 proved to be the biggest year for Delroy as he got major supporting roles in six movies. He bagged the nomination for the NAACP Image Award for ‘Soul of the Game’. He also worked for ‘The Simpsons’, where he did a guest role as Gabriel. Since 2000, he has been doing small but memorable roles and also was seen in many TV series like ‘Kidnapped’, ‘The Chicago Code’, and ‘Believe’. He also gave his voice for the animated series ‘Up’ in 2009 for Beta, a Rottweiler dog. He has been nominated for various awards for his roles in more than ten movies. He won the Los Angeles Theater Weekly Award in 2006.


Denholm Elliott

Denholm Mitchell Elliott is an English actor, who is known for his works in the film, theater, and television industry. His career spanned over forty years, and he has credit for doing over 120 movies and TV shows. Denholm was born in Ealing, London to Myles Layman Elliott and Nina Mitchell. In his childhood, Denholm lost the top part of the thumb on his right hand because of an accident with a lawnmower. He was first married to Virginia McKenna and then married Susan Robinson. They were married for almost thirty years and together, they have a son and daughter. His son is Mark Elliott and daughter was Jennifer, who ended her life when she was in her thirties. Susan also set up The Denholm Elliott Project in her husband's memory. She also helped with the writing of his biography. Later on, it was found that Denholm is bisexual. Denholm went to Malvern College in Worcestershire for his high school studies, and he then went to Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1939. He did not complete his university studies and dropped out from the Academy. A statue dedicated to him is kept outside the Marshall College. Later, he joined the Royal Air Force during World War 2 and served in the NO. 76 Squadron. He was a trainee sergeant, gunner and radio operator. He was also honored with the post of the Commander of the British Empire in 1988. In 1942, during the war, his plane crashed into the sea, and he was captured and imprisoned in Silesia. His debut movie was Dear Mr. Peacock, and his last film was Noises Off. Denholm has worked with many famous directors like David Lean, James Ivory, Steven Spielberg. His memorable works include King Rat, Defense of the Realm, Maurice, Voyage of the Damned, and many others. In spite of the large number, he is fondly remembered for his work in the movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in which he played the role of Dr. Marcus Brody. He has done many stage performances and has also performed for the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also performed in various TV shows like Follow the Yellow Brick Road, ‘Thriller’, Brimstone and Treacle, and Blade in the Feather. He took over the role of Michael Aldridge in The Man in Room 17 for one season as Michael was ill. Denholm was nominated for Oscar in the year 1986 for his role in Room With A View. He also received an Academy Award non-denominational for the same movie. In 1980, he received the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor. He became the only actor who received this award for three consecutive years. He received this award for his role in the movies A Private Function, Defense of the Realm and for Trading Places in which he had the role of a kind butler. Denholm passed away in Ibiza, Spain and the cause of his death was AIDS-related Tuberculosis.

Denholm Elliott English Actor