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Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas

Birth Date :

August 10, 1960

Birth Place :

Malaga, Andalucia, Spain

Spouse :

Ana Leza (actress, 27-Jul-87 - 1996), Melanie Griffith (actress, 14-May-96 - filed for divorce)

Claim to fame :

As El Mariachi in "Desperado" (1995)

Biography


Refused to rely on his good-looking face and masculinity that a lot of people, especially female, have adored, Antonio Banderas has proven that there is indeed a rare quality behind his striking feature that makes him deserve to be one of Hollywood's superstars. His long resume has shown the brilliance of his skills and talent in portraying many different characters, not to mention the critics' accolade upon his works and a number of awards he has collected. Taking great risk to enter the harsh environment of American film industry, it is very proper then to mention him as presumably the most celebrated Spanish actor Hollywood ever has.

Born on August 10, 1960 to Jose Dominguez and Dona Ana Banderas as Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas, Antonio spent his early life in his birthplace Malaga, Andalucia, Spain, together with his parents and younger brother, Francisco. He initially aimed to be a soccer player for it was this branch of sports that first caught his attention. Sadly, a terrible injury happened to his foot when he was 14, forcing him to give up his dream immediately. However, a new interest quickly took roots within him as the fifteen-years-old boy went with his family to see the stage production of "Hair." Deeply interested in acting, he decided to enter the School of Dramatic Art in his hometown and shortly thereafter joined a small theater troupe consisted of other aspiring young thespians. The group soon went all around the country, landing their feet in some little towns to entertain people on the street.

Latest News


First 'Automata' Trailer Starring Antonio Banderas as Robot Investigator

August 21, 2014 03:39:32 GMT

The first trailer to ' futuristic thriller "" has arrived. In the Gabe Ibanez film, Banderas stars as an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot.
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SpongeBob and Friends Become Superheroes in First Trailer for 3D Movie

August 01, 2014 03:47:50 GMT

"" gets the first trailer. It sees the world's favorite sea dwelling invertebrate coming ashore to the human world for his most super-heroic adventure yet. He is accompanied by his famous friends like Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, and Sandy.
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Sharon Stone and Mallika Sherawat Deny Antonio Banderas Romance

June 27, 2014 00:47:46 GMT

refused to be named the woman behind and 's split. "They are my family," Stone said soon after the rumor emerged on Grazia magazine on Thursday, June 26.
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Melanie Griffith Erases Antonio Banderas Tattoo at First Appearance After Split

June 18, 2014 08:42:47 GMT

makes her first red carpet appearance after announcing separation from her husband in Italy. The Oscar-nominated actress attended the Taormina Film Festival on Tuesday afternoon, June 17. During her appearance, Griffith's "Antonio" tattoo which is inked on her upper arm appeared to have been covered with some make up. She also ditched her wedding ring.
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Melanie Griffith Files for Divorce From Antonio Banderas After 18 Years of Marriage

June 06, 2014 17:57:49 GMT

and are heading to splitville. According to TMZ, 56-year-old Griffith has filed for divorce from "" actor, 53, after eighteen years of marriage. She cites irreconcilable differences as the reason of the split.
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Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas Set for 'The Expendables 3'

August 10, 2013 02:08:16 GMT

New additions to the cast ensemble of "" are revealed. now confirms to Entertainment Weekly that , who has long been rumored to join the action-heavy pic, is indeed signed on, with a coveted role as the bad guy entrusted to the "Braveheart" actor.
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Antonio Banderas Takes on Chilean Miner Role in 'The 33'

May 20, 2013 08:48:18 GMT

has landed a leading role in "", an upcoming film from director Patricia Riggen which is based on a true story of a mining accident in Chile in 2010. Variety learns that the Zorro depicter is set to portray the role of Mario Sepulveda, a charismatic miner known as "Super Mario".
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Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith Appear Together Amid Breakup Rumors

August 05, 2012 20:30:37 GMT

To prove to the world that their marriage is not shaky, and put a united front at a charity gala in Marbella, Spain. The longtime couple even took their sixteen-year-old daughter Stella to walk on the red carpet.
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Antonio Banderas Trying to Fix His Marriage to Melanie Griffith

July 19, 2012 18:13:46 GMT

There's a rumor on the street that there's a crack in and 's marriage that he's trying to fix. The "Desperado" actor reportedly is fighting to save his marriage in the wake of reports of his longtime affairs.
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Trailer for Antonio Banderas-Starring Quirky Romcom 'Ruby Sparks'

April 20, 2012 08:35:36 GMT

's new movie "" has got its first trailer. It teases the story of a young geeky writer, Calvin, who creates an imaginative woman to inspire him. He thought everything went well since he no longer had to worry about having a writer's block, but his life turns up side down when the woman he creates in his mind comes to life.
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Antonio Banderas and Jessica Alba Among Movie Winners at 2011 ALMA Awards

September 12, 2011 04:42:06 GMT

The winners of 2011 ALMA Awards have been honored at a ceremony held last Saturday evening, September 10. "" scored Favorite Movie, while took home Favorite Movie Actor, and won Favorite Movie Actress in Drama or Adventure Movie.
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Michael C. Hall in Negotiation to Star in 'Big Fish' Musical

September 09, 2011 16:45:01 GMT

could be the lead star in a Broadway adaptation of Tim Burton's movie "". The "" star, according to Deadline, is negotiating with the musical stage production to replace first candidate, , next year.
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'Wendy Williams' Season 3 Guests Include Kate Gosselin, Common

September 09, 2011 15:06:12 GMT

"The Wendy Williams Show" will kick off its third season with as guest. The mother of sextuplet and twins was invited to the talk show on September 12 because her long-running reality show is ending its run on TLC in the same week.
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2011 ALMA Awards Nominates Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez

July 28, 2011 16:57:26 GMT

This September 16, , , and many more will grace the stage of 2011 NCLR Alma Awards. NBC has just announced the nominees for the show which honors Latinos in entertainment and the aforementioned stars are some of the "Favorite" ones.
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Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas Parading Along Pier at Cannes Film Fest

May 12, 2011 03:19:30 GMT

and kicked off the Cannes Film Festival in style on Wednesday, May 11 by parading along a pier and climbing a giant pair of boots to promote their new movie. The actors are in the French Rivera to plug their upcoming animated blockbuster "", a spin-off from the successful "Shrek" franchise which is due in cinemas later this year.
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Antonio Banderas Dragged Into a Residency Lawsuit

February 04, 2011 06:22:11 GMT

has been dragged into a new legal spat between the board of New York's famous Dakota Building and a disgruntled tenant - over allegations the movie star was denied an apartment because of his Hispanic roots.
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10 Fascinating Facts About Birthday Boy Antonio Banderas

August 10, 2010 07:30:11 GMT

Celebrations are in order - it's ' 50th birthday! The star was born Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas in Spain 50 years ago today, August 10 and dreamed of being a professional soccer star until a broken foot ended his sporting dreams - and put him on the path to Tinseltown.
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First Full Trailer for 'Megamind' Gives a Look at Brad Pitt's Metro Man

May 21, 2010 04:20:47 GMT

The first full-length trailer for DreamWorks' new film "" has made its way out via Yahoo! Movies. It appears that the trailer only gives preview to the background of the key storyline as it shows how Megamind and Metro Man are destined to be foes since they were babies and how they bring their feud when they have grown up.
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Shrek Gets Honored With Walk of Fame Star

May 21, 2010 03:42:11 GMT

"" has not been released in the U.S. yet and its performance at box office has not been known, but DreamWorks has a reason to be proud. Their ogre character Shrek has received the 2,408th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, May 20, just one day before the film hits theaters.
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Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas Premiere 'Shrek Forever After' at Tribeca

April 22, 2010 03:43:05 GMT

"" premiere has kicked off the 9th Annual Tribeca Film Festival. On Wednesday, April 21, the cast for the film gathered at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City to promote this DreamWorks' animation which does not open wide in U.S. theaters until May 21.
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'Brothers and Sisters' 4.13 Preview: Run Baby Run

January 11, 2010 08:49:55 GMT

"" next week will be full with Sarah's smile. For the first time since her divorce, Sarah has a new romantic interest who understands her all too well. Sarah Walker previously had a short-lived romantic relationship with French guy Luc who was portrayed by guest star .
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Channing Tatum and Antonio Banderas Will Also Join 'Knockout'

January 11, 2010 08:46:27 GMT

and are reported to take part in the latest film from Steven Soderbergh, "". They soon will be on casting and join the film together with , , , and .
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