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Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas at the Shrek the Third London premiere, June 2007
Born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas
August 10, 1960 (1960-08-10) (age 49)
Benalmádena, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Occupation Actor, director, singer
Years active 1979–present
Spouse(s) Ana Leza (1987–1995)
Melanie Griffith (1996–present)
.José Antonio Domínguez-Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer.^ Range of Movie T-meters: 0% - 100% Number of Movies: 62 Box Office Since 2001: $1237.1M Bio: José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor.
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^ Antonio Banderas returns to his Spanish youth with 2nd film as director .
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^ Banderas , Antonio YEAR: 1960 .

.He began his acting career at age 19 with a series of films by director Pedro Almodóvar and then appeared in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Evita, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, Desperado, The Mask of Zorro, Spy Kids and the Shrek sequels.^ In 1981, at the age of 19, he moved to Madrid in pursuit of an acting career.
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^ I have done horror movies like 'Interview with the Vampire', musicals like 'Evita', movies for kids.
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^ I have done horror movies like Interview with the Vampire, musicals like Evita, movies for kids.
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Early life

.Banderas was born in Benalmádena, Málaga, a town in Andalusia, Spain, in 1960. The son of doña Ana Banderas, a school teacher, and José Domínguez, a police officer in the Guardia Civil.^ Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas was born in Malaga, Spain, on August 10, 1960, to Jose, a government employee, and Ana, a school teacher.
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^ His parents were called Ana Bandera (his mother), who was a school teacher, and José Domínguez (his father), who was a policeman.
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^ His mother, Doa Ana Banderas, was a school teacher.
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[1][2] .He also has one younger brother, Francisco.^ He also has one brother, Francisco.
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^ He has one brother called Francisco.
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^ Siblings: One younger brother, Francisco .
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.Banderas was raised as a Roman Catholic, and has gone with his family to the Holy Week in Málaga.^ Banderas was raised as a Roman Catholic, but no longer follows the religion.
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^ Young Banderas was brought up a Roman Catholic, but eventually had liberated himself from a religious indoctrination.
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^ His family was roman catholic, however he no longer follows this religion.
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[citation needed] He has on occasion prayed to the Virgin of Guadalupe.[3] .He took his mother's surname as his stage name.^ He took his mother's surname as his stage name.
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[4] .He initially wanted to play football professionally, but his dream ended when he broke his foot at age 14. As a young man, he traveled to Madrid, in order to make a career in the Spanish film industry.^ As a young man, he traveled to Madrid, in order to make a career in the Spanish film industry.
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^ Antonio wanted to play soccer professionally.
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^ When he was younger, his dream was to play football, but all this changed at the age of 14 when he broke his foot.
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Career in Spain

.Banderas' acting career began at the age of 19, when he worked in small theatres during the Movida period.^ In 1981, at the age of 19, he moved to Madrid in pursuit of an acting career.
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^ His acting career began at the age of 19, when he worked in small theaters during the Movida period.
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^ He began his acting career at age 19 with a series of films by director Pedro Almodovar and then starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Evita, Desperado, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro and the Shrek sequels.
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He first gained wide attention of the Spanish audience through starring on a set of films by director Pedro Almodóvar between 1982 and 1990. These films included Labyrinth of Passion ("Laberinto de pasiones", 1982), Matador (1986), Law of Desire ("La Ley del Deseo", 1987), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown ("Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios", 1988), and .Tie Me Down!">Tie Me Up!^ TIE ME UP! TIE ME DOWN!..?
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Tie Me Down!
("¡Átame!", 1989), in which he performed his breakthrough role as "Ricky".

Career in Hollywood

.He began appearing in American films; some of his earlier roles there included the 1992 film, The Mambo Kings, as well as a supporting role in the Oscar-winning 1993 film, Philadelphia.^ He subsequently moved to the U.S. and began appearing in American films; some of his earlier roles there included the 1992 film, The Mambo Kings, as well as a supporting role in the Oscar-winning 1993 film, Philadelphia.
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^ Since then, the 38-year-old actor has learned English and has appeared in such films as Philadelphia (1993), The House of the Spirits (1994), Interview With The Vampire (1994), and Miami Rhapsody (1995).
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^ Antonio Banderas After his huge success that he had with the movie "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown", he was approached by Arne Glimcher, who offered him a role in his movie "The Mambo Kings" (1992), despite the fact that Antonio wasn't so well sure on his abilities of an english speaker.
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.He appeared in several major Hollywood releases in 1995, including a starring role in the Robert Rodriguez-directed film, Desperado.^ He appeared in several major Hollywood releases in 1995, including a starring role in the Robert Rodriguez-directed film, Desperado.
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^ He appeared in several major Hollywood releases in 1995, including a starring role in the Robert Rodriguez-directed film, "Desperado".

^ He has also frequently collaborated with Robert Rodriguez who cast him in the Spy Kids film trilogy and the final installment in the "Mariachi" trilogy (in which he appeared with Johnny Depp), Once Upon A Time In Mexico.
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.In 1996, he starred alongside Madonna in Evita, an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice in which he played the narrator, Che, a role originally played on Broadway by Mandy Patinkin.^ Evita is based on the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
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^ In 1996, he starred alongside Madonna in Evita, an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice in which he played the narrator, Che, a role originally played on Broadway by Mandy Patinkin.
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^ Synopsis: Evita is based on the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice .
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.He also made success with his role as the legendary Mexican masked swordsman, Zorro in the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro, for which he was the first Spanish actor to portray the character after over 80 years since Zorro's creation.^ He also received critical praise for his role as the fictional Mexican masked swordsman, Zorro in the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro, for which he was the first Spanish actor to portray the character after over 80 years since Zorro's creation.
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^ He also has received praise for being the first Spanish actor to portray the legendary Spanish masked swordsman, Zorro in The Mask of Zorro (1998) and its sequel, The Legend of Zorro (2005).

^ Since then, the 38-year-old actor has learned English and has appeared in such films as Philadelphia (1993), The House of the Spirits (1994), Interview With The Vampire (1994), and Miami Rhapsody (1995).
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.Alongside of the movie Desperado, he has more recently collaborated with Robert Rodriguez who cast him in the Spy Kids film trilogy and the last installment of the "Mexico" trilogy Once Upon A Time In Mexico (in which he appeared with Johnny Depp and Salma Hayek).^ Desperado (1995) more movies like this .
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^ Also starring Salma Hayek, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over is actually the first of two 2003 films directed by Rodriguez that complete a trilogy, the other being Once Upon a Time in Mexico, the third installment in the El Mariachi saga.

^ He has also frequently collaborated with Robert Rodriguez who cast him in the Spy Kids film trilogy and the final installment in the "Mariachi" trilogy (in which he appeared with Johnny Depp), Once Upon A Time In Mexico.
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.Banderas' debut as a director was the poorly-received Crazy in Alabama (1999), starring his wife Melanie Griffith.^ AP melanie griffith and antonio banderas .
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^ Banderas' sole credit as a director was the poorly-received Crazy in Alabama (1999), starring his wife Melanie Griffith.
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^ He made his directorial debut with "Crazy in Alabama” starring his wife Melanie Griffith.
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.In 2003, he returned to the musical genre, appearing to great acclaim in the Broadway revival of Maury Yeston's musical Nine, based on the film , playing the prime role originated by the late Raúl Juliá.^ TeenHollywood: You got great acclaim on Broadway in "Nine".
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^ In 2003, he returned to the musical genre, appearing to great acclaim in the Broadway revival of Maury Yeston's musical Nine, based on the film 8, playing the prime role originated by the late Raul Julia.
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^ (January 8, 2005) Banderas, star of Broadway's hit musical revival Nine, is the show's only performer eligible for a lead acting Tony Award, according to a ruling from the awards group's administration committee.
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.Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical.^ Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical.His performance is preserved on the Broadway cast recording released by PS Classics.
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^ Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical His performance is preserved on the Broadway cast recording released by PS Classics.
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^ Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical.

[5] .His performance is preserved on the Broadway cast recording released by PS Classics.^ Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical His performance is preserved on the Broadway cast recording released by PS Classics.
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.His voice role as Puss in Boots in Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third made the character popular on the family film circuit.^ Shrek the Third (2007) - Puss in Boots .

^ He did provide the voice for Puss in Boots, a Zorro like character in the movie Shrek 2 .
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^ His voice role as Puss in Boots in Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third made the character popular on the family film circuit.
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.In 2005, he reprised his role as Zorro in The Legend of Zorro, though this was not as successful as The Mask of Zorro.^ In 2005, he reprised his role as Zorro in The Legend of Zorro, though this was not as critically successful as the original.
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^ In 2005, he reprised his role as Zorro in The Legend of Zorro, though this was not as successful as the original.
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^ (January 2, 2003) Has refused to reprise his role as action hero Zorro to a sequel to the 1998 blockbuster.
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.In 2006, he starred in Take the Lead, a high school-set movie in which he played a real-life ballroom dancing teacher.^ In 2006, he starred in Take the Lead, a high school-set movie in which he played a real-life ballroom dancing teacher.
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^ Take the Lead (2006) more movies like this .
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^ His latest film, "Take the Lead", a high-school movie in which he plays a real-life ballroom dancing teacher, opened on 7 April 2006.

.That year, he directed his second film El camino de los ingleses (Summer Rain), and also received the L.A. Latino International Film Festival's "Gabi" Lifetime Achievement Award on 14 October.^ El Camino de los In...
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^ His second directorial feature is the Spanish film "El Camino de los Ingleses” (titled "Summer Rain” in the U.S.).
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^ But his current project - the Spanish film El Camino de los Ingleses - is as director not actor.
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[6] .He hosted Saturday Night Live's 600th episode (in season 31).^ He hosted Saturday Night Live's 600th episode (in season 31).
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^ Banderas also hosted Saturday Night Live's 600th episode (in season 31).

^ "Saturday Night Live" on NBC is reaching into its recent archives for tonight's show.
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.The musical guest was Mary J. Blige.^ Starring: Antonio Banderas ,  Rob Brown , ( more ) Saturday Night Live: Antonio Banderas 2006     This 2006 episode of Saturday Night Live is hosted by Antonio Banderas and features musical guest Mary J. Blige.

^ The musical guest was Mary J. Blige.
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.He performed a voice-over for a computer-animated bee which can be seen in the United States in television commercials for Nasonex,[7] an allergy medication, and was seen in the 2007 Christmas advertising campaign for Marks & Spencer, a British retailer.^ He performed a voice-over for a computer-animated bee which can be seen in the United States in television commercials for Nasonex, an allergy medication, and was seen in the 2007 Christmas advertising campaign for Marks & Spencer, a British retailer.
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^ He performed a voice-over for a computer-animated bee which can be seen in the United States in television commercials for Nasonex, an allergy medication, and can currently be seen in the Christmas advertising campaign for Marks & Spencer, a British retailer.

^ As far as is known, the letter-writing campaign was generated entirely within the United States.
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[8] .He is being considered for the part of Hadrian in the in-production (as of February 2008) film Memoirs of Hadrian.^ He is being considered for the part of Hadrian in the in-production (as of February 2008) film Memoirs of Hadrian.
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^ After his good reviews for his role in Evita (1996), he is being considered for the title role in the film version of The Phantom of the Opera.
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[9] He is also planning to produce a film based on Muhammad XII, the last Moorish ruler of Granada.[10]
He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 6801 Hollywood Blvd in 2005.

Personal life

.Banderas divorced his first wife, Ana G. Leza, and in May 1996 married Melanie Griffith.^ AP melanie griffith and antonio banderas .
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^ Personal: He divorced his first wife Ana Leza.
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^ Melanie Griffith is married to Dennis Quaid.
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[11] whom he met a year earlier when they shot Two Much.[12] .They have a daughter, Stella Banderas, born in 1998, who appeared in the film Crazy in Alabama (1999), in which Griffith starred and which Banderas directed.^ They have a daughter, Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith, born in 1996, who appeared in the film Crazy in Alabama (1999), in which Griffith starred and which Banderas directed.
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^ In 1999 Banderas made his directorial debut in Crazy in Alabama (1999), starring his wife, Melanie Griffith .
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^ They have a daughter called Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith, who was born in 1996, and appeared in the film Crazy In Alabama (1999), in which Griffith starred and which her father directed.
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[13]
.He has invested his movie earnings in Andalusian products, which he promotes in Spain and the USA.[13] He owns 50% of a winery in Northern Spain called Anta Banderas which makes red and rose wines.^ Banderas: I directed my second movie and I do have a production company in Spain.
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^ Siblings: One younger brother, Francisco Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world [1996] Father of Stella Banderas.
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^ He has invested his movie earnings in business marketing Andalusian products, which he promotes in Spain and the USA. He is a long time supporter of the Mlaga CF and Real Madrid Football Club.
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[14]
.While he speaks in his native Andalusian Spanish with his family and Spanish press, he switches to the Castilian pronunciation when playing non-Andalusian roles or when dubbing his Hollywood roles.^ While he speaks in his native Andalusian Spanish with his family and Spanish press, he switches to the Castilian pronunciation when playing non-Andalusian roles or when dubbing his Hollywood performances.

^ About to direct his second film in his native Spain, Banderas was more than happy to talk heroism, swords and family to an eager press in Los Angeles.
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[citation needed]
.He is a long time supporter of the Málaga CF[15] and Real Madrid Football Club.^ Support Real Madrid soccer team.
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^ He has invested his movie earnings in business marketing Andalusian products, which he promotes in Spain and the USA. He is a long time supporter of the Mlaga CF and Real Madrid Football Club.
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^ Outside of his acting profession, Banderas has been a passionate soccer fan and a staunch supporter of the Real Madrid Football Club.
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Filmography

As an actor

See also

References

  1. ^ "Antonio Banderas As Puss 'N Boots' Voice". Vistamagazine.com. http://www.vistamagazine.com/aprbanderas.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Antonio Banderas Biography (1965–)". Filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/52/Antonio-Banderas.html. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Yehey.com". Banderas prays to Virgin of Guadalupe for Pancho Villa project. http://www.yehey.com/entertainment/celebs/print.aspx?id=106400. Retrieved April 6, 2006. 
  4. ^ "Salon Column | Ron "The Artist" Shelton". Salon.com. http://www.salon.com/ent/col/srag/1999/09/23/shelton/print.html. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  5. ^ "United Press International". Banderas set for Broadway return. http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20060404-034720-1455r. Retrieved 2006-04-06. 
  6. ^ Banderas flies flag at LALIFF – Entertainment News, VPage, Media – Variety.
  7. ^ Michael O'Sullivan (October 28, 2005). "Antonio Banderas Dons The Mask Once More". Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/27/AR2005102700603.html. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  8. ^ "Marks And Spencer Warn Of Poor Outlook". Daily Record. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/business-news/2007/11/06/marks-and-spencer-warn-of-poor-outlook-86908-20068181/. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  9. ^ Production Weekly, October 21, 2005, cited at www.comingsoon.net.
  10. ^ Tim Walker & Richard Eden (31 October 2008). "Antonio Banderas bemused by non-Arabic caveat". The Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/mandrake/3331488/Antonio-Banderas-bemused-by-non-Arabic-caveat.html. Retrieved 2010-02-14. 
  11. ^ "Antonio and Melanie throw joint birthday party.". CNN. Associated Press. 2000-08-10. http://archives.cnn.com/2000/WORLD/europe/08/10/spain.people.banderas.griffith.ap/. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  12. ^ ABC News: Banderas: I'm No Latin Lover (Accessed 2008-01-09).
  13. ^ a b Vista: Antonio Banderas as Puss 'N Boots' Voice (Accessed 2008-01-09).
  14. ^ Antonio Banderas Buys Winery Yahoo News, 2009-03-17.
  15. ^ Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Antonio Banderas (Accessed 2008-01-09).

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Preceded by
George Hamilton
Actors to portray Zorro with Anthony Hopkins
1998–present
Succeeded by
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Quotes

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From Wikiquote

.Antonio Banderas (born 1960) is a Spanish actor.^ Actor Antonio Banderas   is 48.
  • Actor Antonio Banderas, 48, tops today's celebrity birthdays | singer, actor, stars celebrity - Entertainment - The Orange County Register 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.ocregister.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A broken foot at 14 years of age crushed all professional soccer hopes and turned Spanish-born Antonio Banderas to acting.
  • Antonio Banderas » Biography, Pictures, Forum, Videos, News, Photos 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.perfectpeople.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Unsurprisingly ( Penélope Cruz has the same problem), the latter term is a media creation, as Banderas is actually Spanish – born August 10, 1960 in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain.
  • Antonio Banderas Pictures, Antonio Banderas Photo Gallery and Biography - Celebrity Pictures by WireImage.com 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.wireimage.com [Source type: General]

Attributed

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  • I don't want anything I don't deserve, (but) if they offer me more money, I'm not stupid.
  • If they had offered me James Bond, I probably couldn't have gone to England anymore in my life.^ I don't want anything I don't deserve, (but) if they offer me more money, I'm not stupid.
    • Antonio Banderas (I) - Biography 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I don't want to talk about them anymore.
    • ENOUGH ROPE with Andrew Denton - episode 46: Antonio Banderas (14/06/2004) 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If they had offered me James Bond, I probably couldn't have gone to England anymore in my life.
    • Antonio Banderas (I) - Biography 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .James Bond with an accent?^ James Bond with an accent?
    • Antonio Banderas (I) - Biography 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .That would have been something.
  • This lust for beauty is a terrible thing.^ "This lust for beauty is a terrible thing.
    • Antonio Banderas (I) - Biography 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He had first seen her in the film Something Wild (1986) and thought she was beautiful and later told a Spanish magazine in 1989 that he would love to meet her.
    • Antonio Banderas (I) - Biography 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .I've forbidden her from ever going to a cosmetic surgeon again.^ I've forbidden her from ever going to a cosmetic surgeon again.
    • Antonio Banderas (I) - Biography 10 February 2010 11:27 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    It is something we have agreed to for the sake of our marriage [on his wife, Melanie Griffith, having more plastic surgery].

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Antonio Banderas
File:Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas in Karlovy Vary
Born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas
August 10, 1960 (age 47)
Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

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

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