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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 36 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Desperado
Desperado El Mariachi
(1995)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
(2003)
Shrek 2
Shrek 2 Puss In Boots
(2004)
La piel que habito
La piel que habito Robert Ledgard
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Stoic (post-production)
Frank Valera
 2017 Za granyu (filming)
 2017/I Gun Shy (post-production)
Turk Henry
  Havana Quartet (TV Series) (pre-production)
Mario Conde (2016)
  Lamborghini (pre-production)
Ferruccio Lamborghini
 2017 Security
 2016 Finding Altamira
Marcelino
 2015 Knight of Cups
Tonio
 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 Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2010 The Big Bang
Ned Cruz
 2010 Scared Shrekless (TV Short)
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2009/I Thick as Thieves
Gabriel
 2008 The Other Man
Rafe
 2007 Shrek the Halls (TV Short)
Puss in Boots (voice)
 2006 Take the Lead: Making-of Documentary (Video short)
Pierre Dulaine
 2004 Far Far Away Idol (Video short)
Puss In Boots (voice)
 2004 Shrek 2
Puss In Boots (voice)
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Carlos Rueda
 2001 The Body
Father Matt Gutierrez
 1999 The White River Kid
Morales Pittman
 1996 Evita
Ché
 1996 Two Much
Art
 1995 Four Rooms
Man (segment "The Misbehavers")
 1995 Miami Rhapsody
Antonio
 1993 Outrage
Marcos
 1993 Cuentos de Borges (TV Series)
Rosendo Juárez
- La otra historia de Rosendo Juárez (1993) ... Rosendo Juárez
 1992 Una mujer bajo la lluvia
Miguel
 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
 1988 Baton Rouge
Antonio
 1988 El placer de matar
Luis
 1987 Así como habían sido
Damián
 1986 Delirios de amor
Amante de Jaime (segment "Delirio 3")
 1986 27 horas
Rafa
 1986 Puzzle
Andrés
 1986 Matador
Ángel
 1985 Caso cerrado
Gasofa
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (PSA): The ONE Campaign [www.one.org]. 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:

Taylor Swift was singing on the stage and I was sitting down at one table, having dinner. And I had to go on stage to do a little speech, so she came down the stairs and saw me and said "Oh Antonio Banderas" and I thought "Wow, Taylor Swift knows me. That's so cool." Then she looks as me and she says, "My grandmother loves your movies" and I said: "Great, thank you, it was a pleasure meeting you ... See more »

Trivia:

Contrary to false claims, he is not the first Spanish actor to portray Zorro. Spanish actor José Suárez portrayed Zorro several decades earlier in the film Lawless Mountain (1953), who is followed by another Spanish actor Carlos Quiney in the films Zorro's Latest Adventure (1969), Zorro the Invincible (1971), and Zorro, Rider of Vengeance (1971). Banderas is also not the first Latino to play ... See more »

Trademark:

Often cast by Robert Rodriguez See more »

Nickname:

The Latin Lover

Star Sign:

Leo

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