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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 44 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Did a public service announcement for Rock the Vote in 2004. 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 used to play basketball and I was pretty competitive, but I was never a bad loser. I never got angry. For me, it was always about doing my best and devoting myself to a challenge. Sometimes that will cut it, other times it won't. But I'm someone who remains faithful to my dreams. That's how I looked at acting, even though I knew it would be tough going at first. I didn't think about the money, ... See more »

Trivia:

Good friends with Johnny Depp. They worked together in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays moral characters in harsh environments See more »

Nickname:

Beno

Star Sign:

Pisces

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