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Antonio Banderas

Spanish actor

José Antonio Domínguez Bandera (born August 10, 1960),[1] better known as Antonio Banderas, is an Spanish movie actor, producer and singer who has acted in several important Hollywood movies including Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and Puss in Boots in the Shrek movies.

Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas KVIFF.jpg
Antonio Banderas in Karlovy Vary
Born
José Antonio Domínguez Bandera

10 August 1960
ResidenceCobham, Surrey, England, U.K.
NationalitySpanish
OccupationActor, Producer, Singer
Known forAgent Jeremiah Ecks in Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever
Miguel Bain in Assassins
Armand in Interview with the Vampire
El Mariachi in Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Miguel Alvarez in Philadelphia
Zorro in The Mask of Zorro and The Legend of Zorro. Banderas also portrayed the voice ofPuss in Boots in the Shrek franchise and Puss in Boots
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Spouse(s)Ana Leza
(m. 1988-1996, divorced)
Melanie Griffith (m. 1996-2015; divorced)
ChildrenStella del Carmen Banderas (1996)
Signature
Antonio Banderas (signature).jpg

Banderas and his wife Melanie Griffith said in June 2014 that they are divorcing. The divorce was finalized in 2015.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Pestañas postizas Antonio Juan
Laberinto de pasiones Sadec
1983 Y del seguro... líbranos Señor! Pipi
1984 El caso Almería Juan Luque
El señor Galíndez Eduardo
Los zancos Alberto
1985 Réquiem por un campesino español Paco Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Murcia Week of Spanish Cinema for Best Actor
La corte de Faraón Fray José Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Murcia Week of Spanish Cinema for Best Actor
Caso cerrado Preso Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
1986 Matador Ángel Nominated—Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—Murcia Week of Spanish Cinema for Best Actor
Puzzle Andrés
27 horas Rafa Sant Jordi Awards for Best Spanish Actor
Delirios de amor Amante de Jaime Sant Jordi Awards for Best Spanish Actor
Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
1987 La ley del deseo Antonio Benítez Sant Jordi Awards for Best Spanish Actor
Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Así como habían sido Damián Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
1988 La Mujer de tu vida: La mujer feliz Antonio Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best TV Actor
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Carlos Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
El placer de matar Luis Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Baton rouge Antonio Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
1989 Bajarse al moro Alberto Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Si te dicen que caí Marcos Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
La Blanca Paloma Mario Valladolid International Film Festival Award for Best Actor
Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Hasta Luego Tenis Jake Spicer
El Acto Carlos
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Ricky Golden India Catalina Award for Best Actor
Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
ACE Awards for Best Actor
Nominated—Goya Award for Best Actor
1990 La otra historia de Rosendo Juárez Rosendo Juárez Television film
Contra el viento Juan Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
1991 Terra Nova Antonio
1992 Una mujer bajo la lluvia Miguel Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
The Mambo Kings Néstor Castillo Nominated—Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Movie Actor
Nominated—Spanish Actors Union Award for Lead Performance
1993 ¡Dispara! Marcos
The House of the Spirits Pedro Tercero García
Philadelphia Miguel Álvarez
1994 Of Love and Shadows Francisco
Interview with the Vampire Armand
1995 Miami Rhapsody Antonio
Desperado El Mariachi (Manito) Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Most Desirable Male
Four Rooms Man Segment "The Misbehavers"
Assassins Miguel Bain
Never Talk to Strangers Tony Ramirez
Two Much Art Dodge Nominated—Goya Award for Best Actor
1996 Evita Ché Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1998 The Mask of Zorro Alejandro Murrieta/Zorro European Film Award for Best European Actor
Imagen Award for Lasting Image Award
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated—European Film Award for Achievement in World Cinema
Nominated—ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film
Nominated—Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for Favorite Actor – Action/Adventure
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
1999 The 13th Warrior Ahmad ibn Fadlan European Film Award for Achievement in World Cinema
Nominated—ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film
The White River Kid Morales Pittman
Play It to the Bone César Domínguez
2001 The Body Father Matt Gutiérrez
Spy Kids Gregorio "Greg" Cortez Nominated—ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated—Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Butt Kicker
Original Sin Luís Vargast
2002 Femme Fatale Nicolas Bardo
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Gregorio "Greg" Cortez
Frida David Alfaro Siqueiros
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Agent Jeremiah Ecks
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Gregorio "Greg" Cortez
Once Upon a Time in Mexico El Mariachi Imagen Award for Best Actor
Imagining Argentina Carlos Rueda
2004 Far Far Away Idol Puss In Boots Voice role
Short film
Shrek 2 Puss in Boots Voice role (for the English and Spanish versions)
Nominated—Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
2005 The Legend of Zorro Don Alejandro de la Vega/Zorro Nominated—Imagen Award for Best Actor
2006 Take the Lead Pierre Dulaine Imagen Award for Best Actor
2007 Bordertown Díaz
Shrek the Third Puss in Boots Voice role (for the English, Spanish and Italian versions)
2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend Tommy Lucero / Tomas Martinez
The Other Man Ralph
2009 Thick as Thieves Gabriel Martin
2010 Shrek Forever After Puss in Boots Voice role (for the English, Spanish and Italian versions)
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Greg Clemente
2011 The Big Bang Ned Cruz
Day of the Falcon Emir Nesib
The Skin I Live In Dr. Ledgard Nominated—Goya Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
Puss in Boots Puss in Boots Voice role (for the English, Spanish and Italian versions)
Nominated—Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
2012 Haywire Rodrigo
Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos Puss in Boots Voice role
Short film
Ruby Sparks Mort
2013 Machete Kills El Camaleón Cameo, portrays the character disguised as Gregorio "Greg" Cortez
Justin and the Knights of Valour Sir Clorex Voice role
Also producer
2014 Autómata Jacq Vaucan Also producer
The Expendables 3 Galgo
2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Burger Beard
Knight of Cups Tonio
The 33 Mario Sepúlveda
2016 Altamira Marcelino
2017 Black Butterfly Paul
Gun Shy Turk Enry
Security Eduardo "Eddie" Deacon
Acts of Vengeance Frank Valera
Bullet Head Blue
The Music of Silence The Maestro
2018 Beyond the Edge Gordon
Life Itself Mr. Saccione
2019 Pain and Glory Salvador Mallo Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor
The Laundromat Ramón Fonseca
2020 Dolittle Rassouli Post-production
Lamborghini – The Legend Ferruccio Lamborghini Post-production
The New Mutants Post-production
The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard Post-production

As directorEdit

Year Title Notes
1999 Crazy in Alabama ALMA Award for Best Director of a Feature Film
European Film Award for Achievement in World Cinema
Nominated—Golden Lion for Directing
2006 Summer Rain Berlin International Film Festival Award for Directing
TBA Akil

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Antonio Banderas Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 15 January 2013.

Other websitesEdit