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Bruno Bichir is one of the most prolific actors of the contemporary cinema of Mexico as well as telenovelas and theater. Bruno is a member of the Bichir family, whose members are prominent actors. Both of his parents, Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Najera, and two older brothers Odiseo and Demian Bichir are actors.
He started his acting career at the age of 16 in the film Under Fire, a United States production. Three years later he obtained a role in Frida, naturaleza viva, a film about the life of Frida Kahlo, he then studied at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica ("Center of Film Training") in Mexico City. He obtained roles in prominent films such as Rojo amanecer and in 1991 a role in El patrullero for which he would received his first of many nominations to the Ariel Award of the Mexican Academy of Film. In 1995, he starred as the love interest of the character played by the also Mexican actress Salma Hayek in El callejón de los milagros, a film of critical and financial success.