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DIEGO LUNA was introduced to American audiences with his starring role in the IFC hit film Y Tu Mamá También, alongside life-long friend Gael Garcia Bernal for director Alfonso Cuarón. He continues to work with some of the industry's finest directors and co-stars. 

In July 2004, he will be seen in Dreamworks' The Terminal alongside Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones for director Steven Spielberg. In September 2004, he will star in Warner Bros. Independent Pictures' Criminal with John C. Reilly for Stephen Soderbergh and George Clooney's Section Eight Productions and director Gregory Jacobs. He will also be seen in the independent film Nicotina, which premiered at the San Sebastian Film Festival.

Luna was recently seen in Disney's Open Range, alongside director and star Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall and Annette Bening, and Miramax's Frida, opposite Salma Hayek for director Julie Taymor. 

Luna began his professional acting career on stage at the age of seven. By the age of twelve, he made his television debut in the soap opera "El Abuelo Y Yo,” which led to roles in the soap opera "El Premio Mayor” and the successful drama series "El Amor De Mi Vida” and "La Vida En El Espejo.” He has appeared on stage in such theater productions as "De Pelicula, La Tarea” (based on Jame Hurnberto Hermosillo's movie of the same name), "Comedia Clandtina” and "El Cantaro Roto,” for which he accepted the 1996-1997 "Masculine Revelation Award” from the Association of Theatre Reviewers. Under the direction of Antonio Serrano ("Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas”), he performed Sabina Berman's "Moliere.” He is currently producing "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” in Mexico for which he won the 2001-2002 "Best Comic Actor” award from the Association of Theatre Reviewers.

Luna's additional feature films have included Before Night Falls, for director Julian Schnabel; Luis Estrada's Ambar; Erwin Neumaier's Un Hilito De Sangre; Gabriel Retes' Un Dulce Olor A Meute (second place winner at the Havana Film Festival); Marisa Sistach's El Cometa; Fernando Sarinana's Todo El Poder; Carambola; Fidel (for Showtime); Ciudades Oscuras; and Soldados de Salamina, for director David Trueba. Additionally, Luna has starred in a number of short films made by students at CUEC and CCC, including Javier Bourges' El Ultimo Fin Del Ano, the Oscar-winning short film.

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