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Benicio Del Toro


Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-'90s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican cop in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000). Born in Puerto Rico on February 19, 1967, Benicio is the son ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 37 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 How the Light Gets In (announced) (rumored)
 2014 A Perfect Day (post-production)
Mambrú
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
The Collector (uncredited)
 2012 Savages
Lado
 2010 Somewhere
Celebrity (uncredited)
 1993 Golden Balls
El amigo de Miami
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Alvaro Harana (as Benicio del Toro)
 1991 The Indian Runner
Miguel
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Other Works:

Appears in Madonna's music video clip for "La Isla Bonita" as a background character. See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 8 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benicio Deltoro | Benicio del Toro

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I do get more recognized now. If I go to dinner, people look at me more now and whisper. But as an actor, I would be no one without the people who come and see me. So it would be ridiculous for it to bother me. It just bothers me when I'm intoxicated. See more »

Trivia:

"Del Toro" means "of the bull" in Spanish. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays moral characters in harsh environments See more »

Nickname:

Beno

Star Sign:

Pisces

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