Benicio Del Toro


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Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s 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 policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000). Benicio was born on February 19, 1967 in San Germán, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 47 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Sicario Alejandro
(2015)
Traffic Javier Rodriguez
(2000)
(1995)
Guardians of the Galaxy The Collector
(2014)

Filmography

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  The Corporation (announced)
Jose Miguel Battle, Sr.
  Reptile (filming)
Nichols
 2021 What If...? (TV Series)
The Collector
- What If... T'Challa Became a Star-Lord? (2021) ... The Collector (voice)
 2021 The French Dispatch
Moses Rosenthaler
 2021 No Sudden Move
Ronald Russo
 2019 Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Swiper (voice)
 2018 Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini Series)
Richard Matt
- Part 7 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Part 6 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Part 5 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Part 4 (2018) ... Richard Matt
- Part 3 (2018) ... Richard Matt
 2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Alejandro
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War
The Collector
 2015 Take Flight - The New York Times (Short)
Performer
 2015 The Little Prince
The Snake (voice)
 2015 Sicario
Alejandro
 2015/I A Perfect Day
Mambrú
 2014 Inherent Vice
Sauncho Smilax, Esq
 2014 Escobar: Paradise Lost
Pablo Escobar
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
The Collector
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
The Collector (uncredited)
 2012 Savages: The Interrogations (Video short)
Lado
 2012 Savages
Lado
 2010 Somewhere
Celebrity (uncredited)
 2010 The Wolfman
Lawrence Talbot
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Kid Sitting on Car (segment "La Isla Bonita") (uncredited)
 2008 Che: Part Two
Ernesto Che Guevara
 2008 Che: Part One
Ernesto Che Guevara
 2007 Things We Lost in the Fire
Jerry Sunborne
 2005 Sin City
Jackie Boy
 2003 21 Grams
Jack Jordan
 2003 The Hunted
Aaron Hallam
 2002 Mercedes 'Lucky Star' (Short)
Mr. H
 2001/I The Pledge
Toby Jay Wadenah
 2000 Traffic
Javier Rodriguez
 2000 The Way of the Gun
Harold Longbaugh
 2000 Snatch
Franky Four Fingers
 1997 Joyride
Detective Lopez
 1997 Excess Baggage
Vincent
 1997 Cannes Man
Benicio Del Toro
 1996 The Funeral
Gaspare
 1996 The Fan
Juan Primo
 1996 Basquiat
Benny Dalmau
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Paco
- Good Housekeeping (1995) ... Paco
 1995 The Usual Suspects
Fenster
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Bill
- The Bribe (1994) ... Bill
 1994 China Moon
Lamar Dickey
 1993 Fearless
Manny Rodrigo
 1993 Golden Balls
El amigo de Miami (as Benisio Del Toro)
 1993 Money for Nothing
Dino Palladino
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Alvaro Harana (as Benicio del Toro)
 1991 The Indian Runner
Miguel
 1990 Calvin Klein: Obsession (TV Mini Series short)
Man
- Kissed (1990) ... Man
 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
 1989 License to Kill
Dario
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee
Duke the Dog-Faced Boy
 1987 Ohara (TV Series)
Mike
- And a Child Shall Lead Them (1987) ... Mike (as Benecio Del Toro)
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
Carlos
- Barrio Nights (1987) ... Carlos
- Blue Movie (1987)
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Pito
- Everybody's in Show Biz (1987) ... Pito (as Benicio Deltoro)
 1987 Madonna: La Isla Bonita (Video short)
Kid Sitting on Car
 1987 Shell Game (TV Series)
Pedroza
- The Upstairs Gardener (1987) ... Pedroza
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials: Heineken beer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 11 Articles | 31 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benecio Del Toro | Benisio Del Toro | Benicio Deltoro | Benicio del Toro

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Children:

Stewart Del Toro, Delilah Genoveva

Parents:

Sanchez Rivera, Fausta Genoveva | Del Toro Bermudez, Gustavo Adolfo

Relatives:

Del Toro, Gustavo (sibling)
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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 »

Trivia:

He and his ex-girlfriend Claire Forlani have both appeared in films featuring Ryan Phillippe: Claire in Antitrust (2001) and Benicio in The Way of the Gun (2000). They have also both appeared in films with Brad Pitt: Claire in Meet Joe Black (1998) and Benicio in Snatch (2000). Claire and Benicio acted together in Basquiat (1996). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays moral characters in harsh environments See more »

Nickname:

Beno

Star Sign:

Pisces

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