When Antonio Banderas Isnt Acting He Uses That Hollywood Fame To Raise

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When Antonio Banderas is’nt acting, he uses that Hollywood fame to raise awareness for charities. His pictures within the drama genre have done very well at the box office throughout the years. Antonio Banderas is more than happy to show his gorgeous arms for GQ and other top Men’s magazines. Some critics are saying they smell Academy Award nominations for his contributions to the motion picture industry.. Remember, Celeb Dating Buzz will keep keep you up to date on the breaking Antonio Banderas information everyone is talking about.

Banderas Then Broke Through To Mainstream American Audiences In The Film Philadelphia

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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, especially in the 1990s, including Assassins, Evita, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, Desperado, The Mask of Zorro, Spy Kids and the Shrek sequels. Although the family name is Domínguez, he took his mother’s surname as his stage name. He went on to enroll in some drama classes, eventually joining a theater troupe that toured all over Spain. It was his breakthrough role in Tie Me Up. Banderas’ having become a regular feature of Almodóvar’s movies all throughout the 1980s, Almodóvar is credited for helping launch Banderas’s international career. Despite having to learn all his lines phonetically, Banderas still managed to turn in a critically praised performance as a struggling musician in his first American drama film, The Mambo Kings (1992). Banderas then broke through to mainstream American audiences in the film, Philadelphia (1993), as the gay lover of AIDS-afflicted lawyer Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks). He also made success with his role as the legendary masked swordsman Zorro in the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro.

Banderas Debut As A Director Was The Poorlyreceived Crazy In Alabama 1999

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José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer. 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, especially in the 1990s, including Assassins, Evita, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, Desperado, The Mask of Zorro, Spy Kids and the Shrek sequels. Despite having to learn all his lines phonetically, Banderas still managed to turn in a critically praised performance as a struggling musician in his first American drama film, The Mambo Kings (1992). Banderas’ debut as a director was the poorly-received Crazy in Alabama (1999), starring his wife Melanie Griffith. The following year (2004), he received the Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA). in 2006, he starred in Take the Lead, a high-set movie in which he played a ballroom dancing teacher. That year, he directed his second film El camino de los ingleses (English title: Summer Rain), and also received the L.A. Latino International Film Festival’s “Gabi” Lifetime Achievement Award on 14 October.

While Performing With The Theatre Banderas Caught The Attention Of Spanish Director

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Banderas was born in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain, in 1960 to Ana Banderas, a school teacher, and José Domínguez Prieto, a police officer in the Guardia Civil. Although the family name is Domínguez, he took his mother’s surname as his stage name. While performing with the theatre, Banderas caught the attention of Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, who cast the young actor in his 1982 film debut, Labyrinth of Passion. as a mental patient who kidnaps a porn star (Victoria Abril) and keeps her tied up until she returns his love. in 1996, he starred alongside Madonna in Evita, an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and in Tim Rice in which he played the narrator, Che, a role played by David Essex in the original 1978 West End production. He was the first Spanish actor to portray the character. in 2002, he starred in Brian De Palma’s Femme Fatale opposite Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and in Julie Taymor’s Frida with Salma Hayek. Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical.

Two Years Later Antonio Banderas Went On To Appear In The Directors Law

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Two years later he went on to appear in the director’s Law of Desire, making headlines with his performance as a gay man, which required him to engage in his first male-to-male onscreen kiss. Tie Me Down. Banderas’ having become a regular feature of Almodóvar’s movies all throughout the 1980s, Almodóvar is credited for helping launch Banderas’s international career. He was the first Spanish actor to portray the character. Banderas won both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, and was nominated for the Tony Award for best actor in a musical. in 2005, he reprised his role as Zorro in The Legend of Zorro, though this was not as successful as The Mask of Zorro.

Antonio Banderas We May See Him On The Red Carpet Of The Oscars Later

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Few stars shine as bright home and abroad like Antonio Banderas when it comes to show biz. His movies within the drama genre have done very well at the box office throughout the years. Antonio Banderas always drives the ladies mad with his pecs. We may see him on the red carpet of the Oscars later this year.. Check back to Celeb Dating Buzz often for the latest breaking Antonio Banderas talk on the net.



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