Bruno Bichir, the Mexican actor of the famous Bichir family, is on a roll. He has been acting in the U.S. in shows like FX's The Bridge. The actor who is equally at home in movies and telenovelas in Mexico, the theater or in Hollywood, answered our Proust questionnaire with his candid, intelligent way.
Your idea of Happiness?
Happiness is to be free. To love and work. To see the moon and the stars. To create. To be inspired by the creativity of others.
Your favorite virtue?
If any, contemplate. Probably working hard, investigate, discover, imagine.
Your favorite qualities in a Latino
Your favorite qualities in a Latina?
Soul. Love. Family.
What you appreciate the most in your friends?
Solidarity. To be a good human being. Good sense of humor.
Your main flaw?
Your favorite hobby?
Arts. My job is my hobby.
Your idea of happiness?
To be alive.
Your idea of unhappiness
To stop loving, stop thinking.
If not yourself, who would you be?
Someone else like me.
Where would you like to live?
Everywhere I can learn.
Your favorite color and flower?
Deep blue. Red roses.
Your favorite bird?
Your favorite Latino authors, poets?
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Carlos Fuentes, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Augusto Monterroso, Jaime Sabines and many others.
Your favorite fictional Latino heroes, be it in books, movies etc.
El Santo. Hector Belascoaran Shayne.
Your favorite Latina heroes in fiction, movies, books, etc.?
Your favorite Latino painters and composers?
David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo, Remedios Vara, Carlos Chavez and Jacobo Lieberman.
Your Latino heroes in real life?
Your favorite Latina heroines in real life?
What Latino characters in history do you most dislike?
There are too many.
Your Latina heroines in World history?
Your favorite Latino food...