Gael García Bernal

Gael Garcia Bernal

García Bernal in 2008, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Date of Birth: 30 November, 1978

Ethnicity: Mexican

Gael García Bernal is a Mexican actor, director, and producer. He is known for starring in the films Amores perros, Y tu mamá también, The Motorcycle Diaries, and Old. He has also directed the films Déficit (2007), segments of 8 (2008) and Madly, which he also wrote; and Chicuarotes. He has often collaborated with Diego Luna.

Gael is the son of José Ángel García Huerta, an actor and director, and Patricia Bernal Lamarque, an actress and model. His maternal half-siblings are actors Darío Yazbek Bernal and Tamara Yazbek.

He has two children with his former partner, Argentinian actress Dolores Fonzi; and one child with his partner, Mexican journalist Fernanda Aragonés.

Gael’s maternal grandmother is named María Lamarque Sáenz. The surname Lamarque can indicate Southwest French or Basque ancestry.


Curious about ethnicity

44 Responses

  1. abcz1239 says:

    Mexican by itself is not an ethnicity ‍♀️

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