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Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas young

Birth Date

August 10, 1960



Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8.5 in | 174 cm

Antonio Banderas young photos


76 kg | 167.5 lbs


42 in | 107 cm

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU


36 in | 91.5 cm

Antonio Banderas young Mini Bio best movies

Early acting career First film Breakthrough

Antonio Banderas was born in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, on August 10, 1960, is an Spanish actor. Young Antonio Banderas made his big screen debut in the Spanish drama film Pestañas postizas (1982) in role as Juan. He made his Hollywood debut in musical drama film The Mambo Kings (1992) with Armand Assante. Antonio's breakthrough performance came as Miguel Álvarez in drama movie Philadelphia (1993) opposite Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.

Best films

Interview with the Vampire (1994) gothic horror with Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst and Brad Pitt

Desperado (1995) contemporary western action with Salma Hayek and Quentin Tarantino

The Mask of Zorro (1998) swashbuckler with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Anthony Hopkins

Frida (2002) biopic drama with Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina

Evita (1996) musical drama with Madonna

Never Talk to Strangers (1995) thriller opposite Rebecca De Mornay

Original Sin (2001) thriller drama opposite Angelina Jolie

Assassins (1995) action thriller with Sylvester Stallone and Julianne Moore

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) thriller drama directed by Robert Rodriguez

The Expendables 3 (2014) thriller action with Sylvester Stallone

The 13th Warrior (1999) historical action with Omar Sharif

The Skin I Live In (2011) psychological horror directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) black comedy drama directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) dark romantic comedy directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Security (2017) crime thriller opposite Ben Kingsley

Bullet Head (2017) crime thriller opposite Adrien Brody and John Malkovich

Life Itself (2018) melodrama opposite Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde


He was nominated for the Tony Award for his role in musical Nine in 2003.

He voiced Puss in Boots in Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007) and Shrek Forever After (2010).

He was married to actress Melanie Griffith (1996-2015), they have a daughter.

He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005.

Lives in Los Angeles, California and Marbella, Spain.


I don't believe in careers, I just picture myself always as one of those old actors from the 19th century who go from village to village in their repertoire.

I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch.

I've never worried about what audiences would accept or had a game plan regarding the career. I never had an idea of how I should look to my fans or anybody else.

There is nothing in the world that cannot be cured by love. That is the most thing.

Cinema has opened a world of possibilities up for me.

Everything changes as you get older - your mind, your body, the way you view the world.

I don't believe in any kind of fundamentalism.

I couldn't be with someone who is depressed all the time.