Jaime Camil

Born in Mexico City in 1973, Jaime Camil's professional career in entertainment began as a radio commentator, which segued into his first work in front of the camera, as a TV host on the Mexican show "Qu nochecita con ... Read more »
Born: 07/22/1973 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MX

Filmography

Actor (16)

Jane the Virgin 2014 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Life of Pets 2016 (Movie)

Fernando (Voice)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Ilusiones S.A. 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

200 Cartas 2013 (Movie)

Juan (Actor)

Pulling Strings 2013 (Movie)

Alejandro (Actor)

El Cielo en Tu Mirada 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Saving Private Perez 2011 (Movie)

Eladio (Actor)

Desafío 2010 (Movie)

(Actor)

El Agente 00-P2 2009 (Movie)

Voice of Tambo Macaw (Actor)

Recien cazado 2009 (Movie)

Sebastian (Actor)

Todo Incluido 2009 (Movie)

Baldi (Actor)

7 Days 2007 (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

I Love Miami 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Zapata: El Sueno del Heroe 2004 (Movie)

Eufemio (Actor)

Biography

Born in Mexico City in 1973, Jaime Camil's professional career in entertainment began as a radio commentator, which segued into his first work in front of the camera, as a TV host on the Mexican show "Qué nochecita con Jaime Camil" (TV Azteca (Mexico), 1996). He gained international exposure playing the role of Don Fernando Mendiola on "La Fea Más Bella" (Canal de las Estrellas (Mexico), 2006-2007), the (second) Mexican version of the Colombian telenovela "Yo soy Betty la Fea" (RCN (Colombia), 1999-2001) which also spawned the US version "Ugly Betty" (ABC, 2006-2010). Camil was also known for his talent as a voice actor, dubbing Ashton Kutcher's voice in the film "Open Season" (2006), Jerry Seinfeld's in the film "Bee Movie" (2007). Camil is also known for playing multiple roles as he did in "Los Exitosos Pérez" (Televisa (Mexico), 2009-2014) in which he played twins and "Por Ella Soy Eva" (Canal de las Estrellas (Mexico), 2012-2013) in which he played a character who disguised himself as an opinionated older woman a la "Tootsie" (1982) or "Mrs Doubtfire" (1993). His largest exposure to American audiences came in his appearances on the TV show "Jane the Virgin" (The CW, 2014-). On the show he plays the biological father of the title character. The show was nominated for Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards.

Milestones

2014

First series regular role in US series "Jane the Virgin"

Bonus Trivia

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Often played multiple roles in his comedies, in the style of Peter Sellers or Mike Myers.

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