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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 44 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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Snatch Franky Four Fingers
The Usual Suspects
Traffic Javier Rodriguez
Sicario Alejandro


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  The Corporation (announced)
Jose Miguel Battle, Sr.
 2015/I The Little Prince
The Snake (voice)
 2015 A Perfect Day
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
The Collector (uncredited)
 2012 Savages: The Interrogations (Video short)
 2012 Savages
 2010 Somewhere
Celebrity (uncredited)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Kid sitting on car (segment "La Isla Bonita") (uncredited)
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
- Good Housekeeping (1995) ... Paco
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- The Bribe (1994) ... Bill
 1993 Golden Balls
El amigo de Miami
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Alvaro Harana (as Benicio del Toro)
 1991 The Indian Runner
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video)
Kid sitting on car (segment "La Isla Bonita") (uncredited)
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
Caro Quintero
- Part 3 (1990) ... Caro Quintero
- Part 2 (1990) ... Caro Quintero
- Part 1 (1990) ... Caro Quintero
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
- Blue Movie (1987)
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
- Everybody's in Show Biz (1987) ... Pito (as Benicio Deltoro)
 1987 Shell Game (TV Series)
- The Upstairs Gardener (1987) ... Pedroza
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 10 Articles | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benicio Deltoro | Benicio del Toro


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

My career went into the hole after Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). People might have seen what they saw on screen and subconsciously, people in the business might have taken what they saw literally. I think people thought, "He got fat. He got weird. His mumbling increased tenfold." I was trying to do an interpretation of a masterpiece of a book, and that's what the character was - an ... See more »


He badly injured his wrist during a stunt fight during the filming of William Friedkin's The Hunted (2003). He fell on his wrist as he dove for a knife and actor Tommy Lee Jones fell on top of him. He was injured so badly that he was out of work for months, even though the film was virtually completed. He required three hours of therapy daily and reportedly there is a question whether he will ... See more »


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