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Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas
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Birth Date

August 10, 1960


60 years old



Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8.5 in | 174 cm

Net Worth

$45 Million


76 kg | 167.5 lbs


42 in | 107 cm

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU


36 in | 91.5 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Antonio Banderas was born in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on August 10, 1960, is an Spanish actor.

Young Antonio Banderas first started acting during his years at the ARA Theatre-School, run by Ángeles Rubio-Argüelles y Alessandri and the College of Dramatic Art in Málaga.

He joined the National Theatre of Spain, at the age of 19.

He toured all over Spain with theatre troupe the La Movida Madrileña.

He got his big screen debut in the Spanish drama film Pestañas postizas (1982) in role as Juan, directed by Pedro Almodóvar.

He landed his first break with a role as Ricky in dark romantic comedy movie Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) for which he was nominated for a Goya Award for Best Actor.

He made his Hollywood debut in musical drama film The Mambo Kings (1992) with Armand Assante.

Antonio's breakthrough performance came as Miguel Álvarez in legal drama movie Philadelphia (1993) opposite Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.

He landed his stage debut in musical "Nine" (2003) in role as Guido Contini, for which he won the Theatre World Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.

He made his directorial debut with comedy drama film Crazy in Alabama (1999), for which he won the ALMA Award for Best Director of a Feature Film.

New Movies

Official Competition (2021) comedy drama in role as Félix Rivero , with Penélope Cruz

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021) action comedy, with Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Salma Hayek

Dolittle (2020) fantasy comedy in role as Rassouli, opposite Robert Downey Jr.

Pain and Glory (2019) Spanish drama in role as Salvador Mallo, directed and written by Pedro Almodóvar

The Laundromat (2019) biographical comedy drama in role as Ramón Fonseca, directed by Steven Soderbergh

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:

Evita (1996) musical drama in role as Ché

The Mask of Zorro (1998) swashbuckler in role as Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro

He played Gregorio "Greg" Cortez in spy adventure comedy films:

Spy Kids (2011)

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)

He won a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Salvador Mallo in Spanish drama film Pain and Glory (2019).

Interview with the Vampire (1994) gothic horror opposite Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst and Brad Pitt

Desperado (1995) contemporary western action with Salma Hayek and Quentin Tarantino

Frida (2002) biopic drama with Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina

Never Talk to Strangers (1995) thriller opposite Rebecca De Mornay

Original Sin (2001) thriller drama opposite Angelina Jolie

Assassins (1995) action thriller with Sylvester Stallone and Julianne Moore

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) thriller drama directed by Robert Rodriguez

The Expendables 3 (2014) thriller action with Sylvester Stallone

The 13th Warrior (1999) historical action with Omar Sharif

The Skin I Live In (2011) psychological horror directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) black comedy drama directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Security (2017) crime thriller opposite Ben Kingsley

Bullet Head (2017) crime thriller opposite Adrien Brody and John Malkovich

Life Itself (2018) melodrama opposite Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde

TV Shows

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for for Best Actor for his role as Pablo Picasso in anthology period drama television series Genius (2017).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Pancho Villa in HBO television film And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003).

He played Benito in Italian TV film Benito Mussolini (1993).


Studied at the College of Dramatic Art, in Málaga.

Has a brother, Francisco Javier.

He voiced Puss in Boots in animated movies:

Shrek 2 (2004)

Shrek the Third (2007)

Shrek Forever After (2010)

Puss in Boots (2011)

He received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in 2005.

Longtime supporter of Málaga CF.

Received an honorary doctorate from the University of Málaga in 2010.

Lives in Los Angeles, California and Marbella, Spain.


He was married to:

Melanie Griffith (1996-2015), they have a daughter, Stella Del Carmen Banderas

Ana Leza (1987-1996).

Has been in a long-term relationship with Nicole Kimpel, since 2014.

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