Demián Bichir is a Mexican actor best known for his roles as Esteban Reyes in the television comedy series Weeds (since 2008) and as Fidel Castro in the 2008 feature film Che.
He also has a starring role as Det. Marco Ruiz, a homicide detective for the Mexican state of Chihuahua, in the crime drama television series The Bridge.
Bichir is also known for his work in the award-winning film, A Better Life, for which he received an Academy Award nomination in 2012.
He completed production on his starring roles in the feature films Machete Kills for Robert Rodriguez and The Heat for Paul Fieg, and he signed on to star in Richard Shepard's feature Dom Hemingway, opposite Jude Law.
Bichir's other work includes roles in the hit Showtime series, Weeds, Oliver Stone's 2012 film Savages and his portrayal of Fidel Castro in Che.