Javier Gil Valle, also known as Javivi, (born in Hervás, Province of Cáceres), is a Spanish actor. When he was a child, he lived in France and he went later to Madrid, where he studied secondary education and sociology. He worked as a social worker in Madrid Council and he later went back to Paris where he received a Ph.D degree in Sorbonne. In 1994, he went back to Spain, and he started a career as an actor with Inocente, Inocente. His name Javivi is because of his stuttering.