established his motion picture career by debuting in Vicente Aranda
's popular El Lute: Camina o Revienta in 1987 followed by its sequel El Lute II: Manana Sere Libre.
His other credits include No Hagas Planes con Marga, Matar al Nani, Los Dias del Cometa, La Cruz de Iberia, Day of the Beast, Libertarias which won the Special Jury Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival, El Color de las Nubes, Mararia which won the Golden Egret for Best Film in the Miami Hispanic Film Festival, Bailame el Agua, Cascabel and El Juego de Luna.
Dechent was nominated as Best Supporting Actor in Spain's Goya Awards for his portrayal of Federico in Intacto.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
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