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Joaquim de Almeida

Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida ( born 15 March 1957) is a Portuguese-born American actor. He began his acting during the 1980s, appearing on the 1982 action movie The Soldier. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Félix Cortez in the 1995 Tom Clancy's thriller Clear and Present Danger, drug kingpin Bucho in the 1995 action thriller film Desperado, Ramon Salazar on the Fox thriller drama series 24 and the corrupt businessman Hernan Reyes in 2011 street racing film Fast Five. His other well known films include The Honorary Consul (1983), Good Morning, Babylon (1987), Only You (1994), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007), Che: Part Two (2008) and The Burning Plain (2008). He has worked in Europe, Argentina, Mexico, the United States and Brazil in many film and stage productions, winning several international awards.

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Mar 15, 1957 In São Sebastião da Pedreira - Lisbon - Portugal
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Soldier 1982-06-01
Latest Project:
Movie Downsizing 2017-12-22
Known For
Movie Downsizing Dr. Oswaldo Pereira 2017-12-22
Movie The Hitman's Bodyguard Foucher 2017-08-18
Movie Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story Himself 2016-06-03
Movie Diablo Arturo 2016-01-08
Movie Our Brand Is Crisis Pedro Gallo 2015-10-30
Movie Che: Part Two President René Barrientos 2009-01-24
Movie Behind Enemy Lines Admiral Piquet 2001-11-17
Movie Dollar for the Dead Friar Ramon 1998-01-01
Movie Desperado Bucho 1995-08-25
Movie Clear and Present Danger Col. Felix Cortez 1994-08-03
Movie The Soldier The Soldier's Force 1982-06-01