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Ricardo Darín

Ricardo Darín

Ricardo Darín has received excellent reviews for his work in the multi-prize winning Nine Queens, directed by Fabián Bielinsky, which will be released by Sony Classics in April. Son of the Bride marks the second time Ricardo Darín has worked with Juan José Campanella, after winning the Cóndor de Plata award for Best Dramatic Actor for their acclaimed movie, El mismo amor, la misma lluvia (Same Love, Same Rain). He first started working in television in Alberto Migré programs. Later he starred in Estrellita mía (Little Star of Mine) with Andrea del Boca and received outstanding reviews for his work in Nosotros y los miedos (We and Our Fears) and in Compromiso (Commitment). At the end of the 90's, he starred with Luis Brandoni in Telefé and in the successful comedy Mi cuñado (My Brother-in-Law). In 1999, he starred in the series La mujer del presidente (The President's Wife) with the Spanish actress Ángela Molina.

Darín has also amassed an impressive feature film resume. His debut was in La carpa del amor (The Love Tent), directed by Adolfo Aristarain. Later he continued his career with Perdido por perdido (Lost Anyway), directed by Alberto Lecchi; La rabona (Skipping School), directed by Mario David; Revancha de un amigo (A Friend's Revenge), directed by Aníbal Di Salvo; and the Spanish co-production El faro (The Lighthouse), directed by Eduardo Mignona.

His most recent project is La fuga (The Escape), which reunites him with director Eduardo Mignona. Onstage, his credits include: Extraña pareja (The Odd Couple), Sugar, Necesito un tenor (I Need a Tenor) and Art and algo en común (Something in Common"), for which he won the Ace award for Best Dramatic Actor in 1996 and the Estrella de Mar award in 1997.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Ricardo Darín Facts

Birth Name Ricardo Alberto Darín
BirthdayJanuary 16, 1957 (66)
BirthplaceBuenes Aires, Argentina
Height5' 7½" (1m71)  How tall is Ricardo Darín compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Wild Tales
Chinese Takeaway
The Secret In Their Eyes
Nine Queens
The Aura
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