Javier Bardem

By: Hailey Lindsey

Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem

(1969- )

Javier Bardem is a spanish actor. He is currently 46 years old. Bardem has won a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA, five Goya Awards, two European Film Awards, a Prize for Best Actor at Cannes and two Coppa Volpis at Venice for his work. He is the first Spaniard to be nominated for an Oscar, as well as the first Spanish actor to win an Academy Award. He received his third Academy Award nomination, and second Best Actor nomination, for the film Biutiful.


Javier Bardem had dated Penélope Cruz Sánchez in 2007 and 2 years later they got married. Penélope Cruz is a Spanish actress and model. She stared in Jamon Jamon with Javier. She is currently 40 years old. Javier and Penélope have two children, Leonardo Encinas Cruz and Luna Encinas Cruz. They had their first child, Leo, in January of 2010. They had their second child, Luna, in June of 2012


Bardem has been acting since he was a child. He comes from a long line of actors and actresses. Javier has stared in over 40 movies. He is most famous for his movies Jamon Jamon, Before Night Falls, and Biutiful.


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"When you know people are really at peace with who they are and what they do, they collaborate and want to help you improve."

- Javier Bardem