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Antonio Banderas

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Banderas in August 2014

Source: Wikipedia

José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born 10 August 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish actor, director, and producer. He began his acting career with a series of films by director Pedro Almodóvar and then appeared in high-profile Hollywood movies, especially in the 1990s, including Assassins, Evita, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, Desperado, The Mask of Zorro and Spy Kids. Banderas also portrayed the voice of "Puss in Boots" in the Shrek sequels and Puss in Boots as well as the bee in the US Nasonex commercials.

Fact file

  • Born: José Antonio Domínguez Banderas 10 August 1960 (age 55) Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
  • Occupation: Actor, director, producer
  • Years active: 1982–present
  • Spouse(s): Ana Leza (m. 1987–96) (divorced) Melanie Griffith (m. 1996–2014) (divorced)
  • Children: 1

Read more about Antonio Banderas at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Antonio Banderas' Spanish-Language 'A Chorus Line' Revival Opens New Theater in Native Málaga
Billboard, 2019-11-14 16:10:02
Antonio Banderas plays Zach, the tough-talking Broadway director who reveals pieces of his tender heart in a new revival of A Chorus Line performed...

Variety, 2019-11-13 17:30:12
Antonio Banderas used his recent heart attack to fuel his performance in Pedro Almodóvar’s film “Pain and Glory.” Banderas — who suffered a cardiac arrest two years ago — discussed how it fueled his performances and changed his priorities during a conversation with former co-star Eddie Murphy (“Dolemite Is My ...

Eddie Murphy Variety Actors on Actors
Variety, 2019-11-13 15:00:55
Antonio Banderas (“Pain and Glory”) and Eddie Murphy (“Dolemite Is My Name”) sat down for a chat for “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” For more, click here. Antonio Banderas takes on the role of his career as the director who discovered him in Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory,” playing a ...

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