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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 36 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 How the Light Gets In (announced) (rumored)
 2015 The Little Prince (post-production)
The Snake (voice)
 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:

Appeared in "Lucky Star", an advert for a non-existent movie, actually for the Mercedes SL - directed by Michael Mann (July 2002) 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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I like to take things very slowly. When you start to become a movie star, it's easy to believe that you are Superman. That can fool you. That's why I prefer not to pay much attention to fame. The truth is that I don't give it much thought. I don't suffer. I don't hang my photographs on the wall. Without realizing it, you can enter a vicious circle and think that you really are a superhero. That's... See more »

Trivia:

Has appeared with his ex-girlfriend, Valeria Golino, in three films: Big Top Pee-wee (1988), The Indian Runner (1991) and Submission (1995). See more »

Trademark:

Slurred, mumbling voice and odd mannerisms See more »

Nickname:

Beno

Star Sign:

Pisces

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