Height: 5’9” / 175 cm
Weight: 170 lbs / 77 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
The main strong feature of an actor Antonio Banderas is the ability to be admired by the audience. He is loved by anyone for very different reasons. Some people like his hot look, the passion, which is in the air, when Banderas appears on the screen. The others love his fast and precise movements. In any case he is always changeable; his heroes are natural, strong, romantic and gracious.
His calm soft voice is known to children, who remember his Puss In Boots in Shrek animation. Women fell in love with his romantic heroes in “Evita” and “Interview with the Vampire”. Men can’t stop watching his action movies like “Desperado” and “The Legend of Zorro".
Antonio Banderas was born in a family of a policeman (father) and a teacher (mother). At the age of 15 he visited a play “Hair” with his parents and immediately made up his mind to become an actor.
Banderas debuted as a theater actor and then became popular in Spain due to participance in Pedro Almodóvar films, such as “Laberinto de pasiones”, “Matador” and others.
He gained initial kudos in Hollywood, having played opposite Tom Hanks in “Philadelphia”. After that he acted in numerous English-language movies, which brought him love of viewers worldwide.
Currently Antonio Banderas studies design at Central Saint Martins and is going to produce his own line of clothing.
Name: Jose Antonio Dominguez Bandera
Date of Birth: August 10, 1960
Place of Birth: Malaga, Spain
Place of Residence: Surrey, England, UK
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Education: School of Dramatic Art, Malaga, Spain; the University of Malaga; Dickinson College; Central Saint Martins college in London, UK
He is dating Nicole Kimpel since 2014. Banderas was previously married to:
1) Ana Leza (an actress; were married in 1987-1996)
2) Melanie Griffith (an actress; were married in 1996-2015)
Daughter Stella Banderas (born in 1996 with Melanie Griffith)
Awards and Honors:
1) He has 3 Golden Globe nominations;
2) Goya Award in 2015
Hobbies and Interests: Watching Movies; Singing; Exercising
Favorite Food: Paella
Favorite Sports: Soccer
Favorite Movie: “Touch of Evil”; “The Godfather”
Favorite Perfume: “Eau Sauvage” by Christian Dior