Celebrity biographies

  1. About Joaquim de Almeida

    Full name: Joaquim de Almeida
    Also known as: Joaquim De Almeida, Almeida, Joaquim De
    Professions: Actor
    Nationality: Portuguese
    Occupation: Actor

  2. Joaquim de Almeida Measurements

    Height: 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

  3. Joaquim de Almeida Known for

    Desperado (1995), Fast Five (2011), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

  4. Joaquim de Almeida Biography

    Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida (born 15 March 1957) is a Portuguese actor. He began his acting doing some theater. During the 1980s, he started his film career appearing on the 1982 action film The Soldier, and later achieved recognition for playing Andrea Bonanno in the 1987 Italian film Good Morning, Babylon. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Félix Cortez in the 1994 thriller Clear and Present Danger and Bucho in the 1995 action thriller Desperado. Several years later, he became popular for playing Ramon Salazar on the Fox thriller drama series 24, between 2003 and 2004, and Hernan Reyes in 2011 street racing film Fast Five.Being fluent in several languages, Almeida has worked in several countries in Europe and the Americas, in many film and stage productions, winning some international awards in films like Retrato de Família, Adão e Eva and O Xangô de Baker Street. His other well-known films include The Honorary Consul (1983), Only You (1994), La Cucaracha (1998), One Man's Hero (1999), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), Whore (2004), The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007), Che: Part Two (2008) and The Burning Plain (2008).

  5. Joaquim de Almeida Family

    Spouse: Maria Cecilia de Almeida
    Parents: João Baptista de Almeida, Maria Sara Portugal

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