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Antonio Banderas


Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series. He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain. His father, Jose Dominguez, was a policeman in... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 38 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Mask of Zorro
The Mask of Zorro Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro
(1998)
La piel que habito
La piel que habito Robert Ledgard
(2011)
The 13th Warrior
The 13th Warrior Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan
(1999)
Desperado
Desperado El Mariachi
(1995)

Filmography

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  Down by the Water (pre-production)
The Priest (rumored)
  Havana Quartet (TV Series) (pre-production)
Mario Conde (2016)
  Lamborghini (pre-production)
Ferruccio Lamborghini
 2018 Genius (TV Series)
Pablo Picasso
- Picasso: Chapter One (2018) ... Pablo Picasso
 2017 Bullet Head
Blue
 2017 Acts Of Vengeance
Frank Valera
 2017 Gun Shy
Turk Henry
 2017 La musica del silenzio
Maestro
 2017/II Black Butterfly
Paul
 2017/I Security
Eduardo 'Eddie' Deacon
 2016 Finding Altamira
Marcelino
 2015 The 33
Mario Sepúlveda
 2015 Knight of Cups
Tonio
 2014/I Automata
Jacq Vaucan
 2014 The Expendables 3
Galgo
 2013 Machete Kills
El Camaleón 4
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Sir Clorex (voice)
 2013 I'm So Excited!
León
 2012 Ruby Sparks
Mort
 2012 Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos (Video short)
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2012 This American Housewife (TV Series)
Javier
- Pilot (2012) ... Javier
 2011 Haywire
Rodrigo
 2011/II Day of the Falcon
Emir Nesib
 2011 Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D
Gregorio Cortez (uncredited)
 2011 La piel que habito
Robert Ledgard
 2010 Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular (Short)
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2010 The Big Bang
Ned Cruz
 2010 Scared Shrekless (TV Short)
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2010 Shrek Forever After
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2009/I Thick as Thieves
Gabriel
 2008 The Other Man
Rafe
 2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend
Tommy Lucero / Martinez
 2007 Shrek the Halls (TV Short)
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2007 Shrek the Third
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2006 Bordertown
Alfonso Diaz
 2006 Take the Lead
Pierre Dulaine
 2006 Take the Lead: Making-of Documentary (Video short)
Pierre Dulaine
 2005 The Legend of Zorro
Don Alejandro de la Vega / Zorro
 2004 Far Far Away Idol (Video short)
Puss In Boots (voice)
 2004 Shrek 2
Puss In Boots (voice)
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Carlos Rueda
 2003 And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (TV Movie)
Pancho Villa
 2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico
El Mariachi
 2003 Spy Kids 3: Game Over
Gregorio Cortez
 2002 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever
Jeremiah Ecks
 2002 Frida
David Alfaro Siqueiros
 2002 Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
Gregorio Cortez
 2002 Femme Fatale
Nicolas Bardo
 2001 Original Sin
Luis Antonio Vargas
 2001 Spy Kids
Gregorio Cortez
 2001 The Body
Father Matt Gutierrez
 1999 Play It to the Bone
Cesar Dominguez
 1999 The White River Kid
Morales Pittman
 1999 The 13th Warrior
Ahmed Ibn Fahdlan
 1998 The Mask of Zorro
Alejandro Murrieta / Zorro
 1996 Evita
Ché
 1996 Two Much
Art
 1995 Never Talk to Strangers
Tony Ramirez
 1995 Assassins
Miguel Bain
 1995 Four Rooms
Man (segment "The Misbehavers")
 1995 Desperado
El Mariachi
 1995 Miami Rhapsody
Antonio
 1994 Of Love and Shadows
Francisco
 1993 Philadelphia
Miguel Alvarez
 1993 Outrage
Marcos
 1993 Il giovane Mussolini (TV Mini-Series)
Benito Mussolini
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Benito Mussolini
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Benito Mussolini
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Benito Mussolini
 1993 Cuentos de Borges (TV Series)
Rosendo Juárez
- La otra historia de Rosendo Juárez (1993) ... Rosendo Juárez
 1992 Una mujer bajo la lluvia
Miguel
 1992 The Mambo Kings
Nestor Castillo
 1992 Burbujas de Navidad (TV Short)
Antonio Banderas
 1991 Terra Nova
Antonio
 1990 Contra el viento
Juan
 1990 La mujer de tu vida (TV Series)
Antonio López
- La mujer feliz (1990) ... Antonio López
 1989 El acto
Carlos
 1989 La blanca paloma
Mario
 1989 Si te dicen que caí
Marcos
 1989 Going Down in Morocco
Alberto
 1988 Baton Rouge
Antonio
 1988 El placer de matar
Luis
 1987 Así como habían sido
Damián
 1987 Law of Desire
Antonio Benítez
 1986 Delirios de amor
Amante de Jaime (segment "Delirio 3")
 1986 27 horas
Rafa
 1986 Puzzle
Andrés
 1986 Matador
Ángel
 1985 Caso cerrado
Gasofa
 1985 La corte de Faraón
Fray José
 1984 Los zancos
Alberto
 1984 Fragmentos de interior (TV Mini-Series)
Joaquín
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... Joaquín
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Joaquín
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Joaquín
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Joaquín
 1984 El señor Galíndez
Eduardo
 1984 El caso Almería
Juan Luque
 1982 Pestañas postizas
Juan
 1982 Labyrinth of Passion
Sadec
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Other Works:

TV ads for Mulino Bianco Barilla (Italy). See more »

Publicity Listings:

17 Interviews | 24 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Antonio Bandares

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why films like Lawrence of Arabia (1962) aren't being made anymore] It's very difficult if you want to do those movies within structures that are based in commercial issues. You can do movies like that if you go in the independent world. In fact, last year, for example, Slumdog Millionaire (2008) is a movie that comes from that world, and it breaks structures because they are more daring. But... See more »

Trivia:

Has one younger brother: Francisco Banderas. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice See more »

Nickname:

The Latin Lover

Star Sign:

Leo

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