Birth name José Antonio Domínguez Banderas NationalityEspagne Birth 10 august 1960 (63 years) at Málaga (Espagne)
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.
Banderas married Ana Leza on 27 July 1987. They separated in May 1995 when he began a relationship with actress Melanie Griffith while shooting Two Much. Banderas and Leza divorced in April 1996, and one month later, on 14 May 1996, he married Griffith in a private, low-key ceremony in London. They have a daughter, Stella del Carmen Banderas, who appeared onscreen with Griffith in Banderas' directorial debut, Crazy in Alabama (1999). In 2002, the couple's dedication to philanthropy was recognized when they received the 'Stella Adler Angel Award' for their extensive charity work. Griffith has a tattoo of Banderas' first name encircled in a heart on her right shoulder.
In June 2014, Griffith and Banderas released a statement announcing their intention to divorce "in a loving and friendly manner". According to the petition filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court, the couple had "irreconcilable differences" that led to the divorce.
In 1996, Banderas appeared among other figures of Spanish culture in a video supporting the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party lists in the general election.
In 2013, he called on Europe and the United States to emulate Hugo Chávez in Venezuela and nationalize big corporations as a solution to the global economic crisis.
A longtime supporter of Málaga CF, he is also an officer (mayordomo de trono) of a Roman Catholic religious brotherhood in Málaga and travels during Holy Week to take part in the processions, although in an interview with People magazine, Banderas had once described himself as an agnostic.
In May 2010, Banderas received his honorary doctorate from the University of Málaga in the city where he was born.
Banderas has always struggled with the pronunciation of certain English words, as he mentioned in a 2011 article with GQ Magazine. "The word that really gets me is animals, I just can never say it properly, whenever it is in a film I have to get it changed for a synonym." "In Zorro I had a line changed from 'You look like a bunch of animals' to 'you look like a collection of beasts' it worked much better, so I don't care".
In August 2015, Banderas enrolled in a fashion design course at Central Saint Martins.
, 1h33 OriginUSA GenresThriller ActorsAntonio Banderas, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Piper Perabo, Abel Ferrara, Vincent Riotta Roles Paul Rating61% Dans le Colorado, Paul Lopez est un écrivain alcoolique, vivant reclus en montagne et en manque d'inspiration. Alors que la région est traumatisée par une série de meurtres, ce dernier invite chez lui Jack, un mystérieux vagabond, pour tenter de s'inspirer de leur rencontre pour son prochain roman. Sa présence stimule son inspiration jusqu'au moment où Jack s'avère être hyper violent. Serait-il le tueur en série qui sévit dans la région ?
, 1h58 Directed byTerrence Malick OriginUSA GenresDrama, Fantasy, Romance ActorsChristian Bale, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Isabel Lucas, Michael Fassbender, Brian Dennehy Roles Tonio Rating56% A screenwriter living in Los Angeles tries to make sense of the strange events occurring around him. While he's successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted by the death of one brother and the dire circumstances of the other, he finds temporary solace in the Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to the daily pain he must endure. And every encounter that comes his way brings him closer to finding his place in the world.