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JAVIER BOTET (Slender Man) is a worldwide-known actor. He has become the most recognizable face of horror movies in recent years.

Javier was Born on July 30, 1977. In 2005, Brian Yuzan offered him his first acting opportunity: Beneath still Waters. Javier's career had just begun. His Medeiros Girl role in the feature film [REC] directed by Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza was a hit and opened a new path to Javier. But it was not until Mama in 2013 when Javier came to be a reference in horror movies all over the world.

Since 2013, he has many roles in numerous Films such as Witching and bitching, Magical Girl, Crimson Peak, The Revenant, The Conjuring 2, Alien: Covenant, The Mummy, IT, Insidious 4, among many others.

Javier was born in Ciudad Real, Spain to Agustin Andres Botet Rodriguez and Maria del Carmen Servilia Lopez Nieto. At the age of five, due to the work of his father, he moved from his native city to Cuenca, where he lives for another five years. After he moved to Almeria and finally to Granada where he lives until finishing his studies of Fine Arts in 2001. In 2002, he moves to Madrid where he resides until at least 2017. Javier has known how to take advantage of his peculiar physical aspect and has developed his performing arts skills. His height of 2 meters and a weight of 56 kilos have made him a unique actor.

In 2013, Javier played the role of the creepy mother in the feature film Mama directed by Andres Muschietti. His performance of this striking characters called the attention of the producer of the film, Guillermo del Toro. After that Guillermo wanted Javier to play a small role in the Tv series The Strain as preamble to their collaboration in Crimson Peak. Also, in 2015, Alejandro Inarritu directed The Revenant with a A-list cast such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Javier Botet.

Besides The Revenant, Javier participated in many other movies in 2015 such as The Other Side of the Door, Estirpe, The Conjuring 2, Don't Knock Twice, The Crucifixion... His role of The Crooked Man in the film directed by James Wan created a lot of controversy around the world. Many people thought the character was completed created by CGI, but it was not. Even James himself was forced to explain an actor was playing that role.

Year 2016 confirmed Javier success with Mara (USA), The Invisible Guardian (Spain), The Mummy (UK), IT (Canada), Insidious 4 (USA), Hostile (France), Two Pigeons (UK), Alien: Covenant (UK)...

The list has been increasing during 2017: Polaroid and Slender Man are his last projects till today.


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