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Joaquim de Almeida

Actor
Born March 15, 1957 (67 years)
Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida (born March 15, 1957) is a Portuguese 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.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Burning Plain
  • Breaking & Exiting
  • Dead Man's Walk
  • A Date with Miss Fortune
  • Um Tiro no Escuro
  • Runaway
Known For
  • Desperado
  • Clear and Present Danger
  • Missing
  • Road House
  • Behind Enemy Lines
  • Che: Part Two
  • Only You
  • Warrior Nun
  • The Gilded Cage
  • The Burning Plain
  • Queen of the South
  • Our Brand Is Crisis
  • Call Girl
  • Backlight
  • A Samba for Sherlock
  • Os Imortais
  • Bobby Z
  • April Captains
  • Fatima
  • Stranded
  • Good Morning Babylon
  • The Celestine Prophecy
  • Diablo
  • One Man's Hero

Filmography

2025
Animal Friends · as Cast
2024
Une affaire de principe · as José Manuel Durão Barroso
2024
Road House · as Sheriff
2024
Shōgun (TV Series) · as Domingo
2023
O Último Animal · as Dr. Ciro
2023
The Palace · as Dr. Lima
2023
Fast X · as Hernan Reyes
2023
Missing · as Javi
2022
2022
Now & Then (TV Series) · as Bernie
2021
Land of Dreams · as Julian / Dr. Palmer
2021
Ganglands (TV Series) · as Bucho
2020
Fatima · as Father Ferreira
2020
Warrior Nun (TV Series) · as Cardinal Duretti
2020
The Legion · as Paetus
2019
Aruanas (TV Series) · as Robert Johnson
2018
2017
Downsizing · as Conference Director Dr. Pereira
2017
2017
Training Day (TV Series) · as Menjivar
2017
2016
Queen of the South (TV Series) · as Don Epifanio Vargas
2015
Diablo · as Arturo
2015
Our Brand Is Crisis · as Castillo
2015
Santa Bárbara (TV Series) · as Marcelo Vidal
2015
2015
The Duel: A Story Where Truth Is Mere Detail · as Comandante Vasco Moscoso De Aragão
2014
3 Holes and a Smoking Gun · as Joey The Junkman
2014
2014
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? · as Francisco D'anconia
2013
Three-60 · as Alberto Ibarguren
2013
Cody the Robosapien · as Esperenza
2013
The Gilded Cage · as José Ribeiro
2012
Brazil Red (TV Series) · as João Da Silva
2012
Elementary (TV Series) · as Cal Medina
2012
Revolution (TV Series) · as Luis Nunez
2012
Missing (2012) (TV Series) · as Antoine Lussier
2011
Mamitas · as Prof. Alexander Viera
2011
Once Upon a Time (2011) (TV Series) · as King Xavier
2011
Revenge (2011) (TV Series) · as Salvador Grobet
2011
Rosa Fogo (TV Series) · as Horácio Gomes
2011
Fast Five · as Reyes
2010
Republic (TV Series) · as Henrique
2010
Vuelo IL8714 (TV Series) · as Hunter
2010
The Glades (TV Series) · as Alvaro Saldivar
2010
Backlight · as Jay
2010
Christopher Roth · as Christopher Roth
2010
Parenthood (2010) (TV Series) · as Matthew Biscali
2009
Archer (2009) (TV Series) · as Román Calzado (voice)
2009
Holy Money · as Mangini
2008
Che: Part Two · as President René Barrientos
2008
The Burning Plain · as Nick Martinez
2008
The Mentalist (TV Series) · as Gabriel Porchetto
2008
The Conspiracy · as Escobedo
2008
Crusoe (TV Series) · as Santos Santana
2008
2007
The Lovebirds · as Marco Correia
2007
Call Girl · as Mouros
2007
Bobby Z · as Don Huertero
2007
2007
La cucina · as Michael
2006
2006
Moscow Zero · as Yuri
2006
The Celestine Prophecy · as Father Sanchez
2006
Love and Debate · as Max
2005
Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II · as Archbishop Oscar Romero
2005
Bones (TV Series) · as Raphael Valenza
2005
Wanted (TV Series)
2005
2004
The Batman (TV Series) · as Bane (voice)
2003
Runaway · as Lolo
2003
Os Imortais · as Roberto Alua
2003
Kingpin (TV Series)
2002
CSI: Miami (TV Series) · as Joseph Trevi
2002
Break of Dawn · as Radman / Constantin
2002
Sweat · as Noh
2002
Survival Island · as Narrator
2001
Stranded · as Fidel Rodrigo
2001
Water and Salt · as Marido
2001
Behind Enemy Lines · as Admiral Juan-Miguel Piquet, Commander Of Nato Naval Command
2001
24 (TV Series) · as Ramon Salazar
2001
A Samba for Sherlock · as Sherlock Holmes
2001
His Master's Voice · as Oliveira
2000
April Captains · as Gervásio
2000
Falcone (TV Series) · as Caesar Nicoletti
1999
Inferno · as Xana
1999
Camino de Santiago (TV Series) · as Gonzalo Leyva
1999
The West Wing (TV Series) · as Carlos Carrio
1999
One Man's Hero · as Cortina
1999
Vendetta · as Joseph Macheca
1999
No Vacancy · as Reynaldo
1999
On the Run · as Ignácio
1998
La Cucaracha · as Jose Guerra
1998
Dollar for the Dead · as Friar Ramon
1998
The Mask of Zorro · as General Santa Anna
1997
Tentação · as Father António
1997
L'enfant du bout du monde (TV Series) · as Miguel Carmina
1997
Elles · as Gigi
1997
Fatima · as Avelino De Almeida, Journalist
1997
Corazón loco · as Emilio
1997
We're Still Here · as Cast
1997
La Femme Nikita (TV Series) · as Joaquim Armel
1996
Nostromo (TV Series) · as Col. Sotillo
1996
Dead Man's Walk (TV Series) · as Major Laroche
1995
Adão e Eva · as Francisco
1995
Desperado · as Bucho
1995
1995
1994
Only You · as Giovanni
1994
Clear and Present Danger · as Col. Felix V. Cortez
1994
Uma Vida Normal · as Miguel
1994
1993
On the Edge of the Horizon · as Voice Of Spino (voice) (uncredited)
1993
1992
1992
Amor e Dedinhos de Pé · as Francisco Frontaria
1992
The Fencing Master · as Luis De Ayala
1992
Aqui D'El Rei! · as Manuel
1991
The Dumbfounded King · as Almeida
1991
Alex · as Pedro
1990
Sandino · as Sandino
1989
Les deux Fragonard · as Honoré Fragonard
1988
Milan noir · as Tremaine
1988
1987
Good Morning Babylon · as Andrea Bonnano
1984
Miami Vice (TV Series)
1983
1982
The Soldier · as The Soldier's Force
1956
The Edge of Night (TV Series) · as Ski Shop Owner

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