Joaquim de Almeida

Joaquim de Almeida

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    • March 15th, 1957
Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida (born 15 March 1957) is a Portuguese-born American actor. He began his acting during the 1980s, appearing on the 1982 action movie The Soldier. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Félix Cortez in the 1995 Tom Clancy's thriller Clear and Present Danger, drug kingpin Bucho in the 1995 action thriller film Desperado, Ramon Salazar on the Fox thriller drama series 24 and the corrupt businessman Hernan Reyes in 2011 street racing film Fast Five. His other well known films include The Honorary Consul (1983), Good Morning, Babylon (1987), Only You (1994), The Mask of Zorro (1998), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007), Che: Part Two (2008) and The Burning Plain (2008). He has worked in Europe, Argentina, Mexico, the United States and Brazil in many film and stage productions, winning several international awards.

Starring Joaquim de Almeida on Plex


Acting (44 Credits)

2020The Legion as Paetus
2020Fatima as Father Ferreira
2018Breaking & Exiting as Hank
2017The Hitman's Bodyguard as Foucher
2017Downsizing as Dr. Oswaldo Pereira
2015A Date with Miss Fortune as Jose
2015Diablo as Arturo
2015Our Brand Is Crisis as Pedro Gallo
2014Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? as Francisco d'Anconia
2013The Gilded Cage as José Ribeiro
2013Cody the Robosapien as Esperenza
2011Mamitas as Prof. Alexander Viera
2011Fast Five as Hernan Reyes
2010Backlight as Jay
2008The Burning Plain as Nick Martinez
2008Che: Part Two as President René Barrientos
2008Crusoe as Santos Santana
2007Call Girl as Mouros
2007Bobby Z as Don Huertero
2006The Celestine Prophecy as Father Sanchez
2006Moscow Zero as Yuri
2005Um Tiro no Escuro as Rafael
2004The Life as Pierre
2003Os Imortais as Roberto Alua
2002Sweat as Noh
2001The Xango from Baker Street as Sherlock Holmes
2001Stranded as Fidel Rodrigo
2001Behind Enemy Lines as Admiral Piquet
2000April Captains as Gervásio
1999One Man's Hero as Cortina
1999No Vacancy as Reynaldo
1999Vendetta as Joseph Macheca
1998Dollar for the Dead as Friar Ramon
1997Tentação as Father António
1995According to Pereira as Manuel
1995Desperado as Bucho
1994Clear and Present Danger as Col. Felix V. Cortez
1994Only You as Giovanni
1992The Fencing Master as Luis de Ayala
1991The Dumbfounded King as Almeida
1987Good Morning Babylon as Andrea Bonnano
1983Beyond the Limit as Leon
1982The Soldier as The Soldier's Force


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