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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 on February 19, 1967 in San Germán, Puerto Rico, Benicio ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 38 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Trap (pre-production)
 2015 The Little Prince
The Snake (voice)
 2015 A Perfect Day
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
The Collector (uncredited)
 2012 Savages
 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
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Other Works:

Appeared in "Lucky Star", an advert for a non-existent movie, actually for the Mercedes SL - directed by Michael Mann (July 2002) See more »

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10 Interviews | 10 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benicio Deltoro | Benicio del Toro


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I like to keep growing. I haven't gotten anywhere, as far as I'm concerned. See more »


His father owned the property across the street from his childhood home and turned it into a full-size basketball court so he and his brother Gustavo could practice and play with their friends. The property has since been built into a condominium. See more »


Frequently plays moral characters in harsh environments See more »



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