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Benicio Del Toro

Brief biography:

Occupation: The actor, producer, director, screenwriter

name (Lat.): Benicio Del Toro

Height: 1.88 m

Born: February 19, 1967 | Aquarius

Place of birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Genre: drama, comedy, thriller


Benicio Del Toro was born February 19, 1967 in the capital of Puerto Rico, San Juan in a family of lawyers. In 1980, after the tragic death of his wife from the hepatitis family of father decides to send his son to relatives in the US, a small town Meserburg, Pennsylvania, where the boy was sent to study at the local boarding school.

Once the school del Toro enters the University of California at San Diego, where he studied business fundamentals. But even then a young Benicio decided that his calling in another area. It is written to acting classes and soon abandons his studies at the university in order to devote himself to the profession of actor. Del Toro first went to New York and entered the School of Dramatic Art, and then travels to Los Angeles, where he took lessons from the famous theater teachers.

In Los Angeles, and the debut of a novice actor. In 1987, Benicio gets a role in the TV series « Miami », A year later – in the comedy « Shorty – big shot ». In 1989, Del Toro becomes the youngest Bond villain, taking part in a James Bond movie « License to Kill ».

However, the real breakthrough came in 1995 in the film “The Usual Suspects”and « Basquiat ». Both films brought Benicio prize”Independent Spirit».

The following year, the actor appears in three films: « Rape of American-style », « Funeral » And « fan », Which Del Toro consolidated the status of one of the most talented actors in Hollywood.

In 1998, Benicio again drew the attention of his elegant game in the movie « Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas ». The actor has to recover 20 kg for the role, but the victim pays for itself in full. The movie really becomes a cult, and only increases the glory insatiable actor.

After a two year break, in 2000, Benicio removed immediately in several films: « Way of the Gun », « Traffic », «Snatch”. All were marked by high awards. The list of prominent roles Del Toro appear and the role in the movie “Sin City», « Hunted », « 21 grams ». Over the past Benicio Del Toro won the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for “Oscar».

Benicio Del Toro has never experienced a lack of female attention. His uncommon appearance pushed into his arms coveted Hollywood beauties Charlize Theron, Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Silverstone. However, all these stellar relationship ended quickly.

A special place among his novels took Chiara Mastroianni, daughter of Catherine Deneuve and Marcello Mastroianni, followed by Italian actress Valeria Golino, which Benicio met on the set of his first film. From 1988 to 1992, the heart of Hollywood Don Juan belonged only to her. But these seemingly perfect relationship soon fell apart. So at the moment the heart of the famous womanizer, apparently free.


2013 Silence / Silence. Fr. Sebastião Rodrigues

2013 Lunar Park / Lunar Park. Bret Easton Ellis, rumors

2011 Ice / Iceman, The. Roy Demeo

2011 White Widow / White Widow. Rumors

2010 In search of Ted Demme / In Search of Ted Demme

2009 The Wolf Man / Wolf Man, The. Lawrence Talbot

2008 Che: Part Two / Che: Part Two. Ernesto Che Guevara

2008 Che: Part One / Che: Part One. Ernesto Che Guevara

2007 The fact that we have lost / Things We Lost in the Fire. Jerry Sunborne

2005 The Rum Diary / The Rum Diary

Che 2005 / Che: Part One. Ernesto Che Guevara

2005 Sin City / Sin City. Jackie Boy

2003 21 grams / 21 Grams. Jack Jordan

2003 Hunted / Hunted, The. Aaron Hallam

2002 Julia, toda en mi

Promise 2001 / Pledge, The. Toby Jay Wadenah

2000 Traffic / Traffic. Javier Rodriguez

2000 Way of the Gun / Way of the Gun, The. Longbaugh

2000 Snatch / Snatch. Franky Four Fingers

1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas / Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Dr. Gonzo / Oscar Z. Acost

1997 Excess Baggage / Excess Baggage. Vincent Roche

1996 Burial / Funeral, The. Gaspare

1996 A fan / Fan, The. Juan Primo

1996 Basque / Basquiat. Benny Dalmau

1996 recreational trips / Joyride. Detective Lopez

1995 The Usual Suspects / Usual Suspects, The. Fred Fenster

1994 Swimming with sharks / Swimming with Sharks. Rex

1994 Porcelain month / China Moon. Lamar Dickey

Fearless 1993 / Fearless. Manny Rodrigo

1993 Golden Eggs / Huevos de oro. Bob, the friend from Miami

1993 Money for nothing / Money for Nothing. Dino Palladino

1993 – 1995 Fallen Angels / Fallen Angels (TV series). Paco

1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery / Christopher Columbus: The Discovery. Alvaro Harana

1991 Native American Runaway / Indian Runner, The. Miguel

1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection

1990 drug war / Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV series). Caro Quintero

1989 – 1996 Tales from the Crypt / Tales from the Crypt (TV series). Bill

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