Inside Javier Bardem's Method Acting Techniques

Early Life and Influences Spanish actor Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem was born on March 1, 1969, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. He was born into a family with a rich legacy in the film industry that inspired his career, as outlined by IMDB . His mother, Pilar Bardem, was an established actress and his grandfather, Rafael Bardem, was a renowned actor of his time. Bardem was enamoured by cinema from a very young age due to the family background but was also equally passionate about painting.