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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 of... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 38 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:

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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Personal Quote:

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:

Was offered the role of Reinaldo Arenas in Before Night Falls (2000), which eventually went to Javier Bardem. He turned it down to be in friend Christopher McQuarrie's The Way of the Gun (2000). See more »

Trademark:

Dark circles under his eyes. See more »

Nickname:

Beno

Star Sign:

Pisces

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