Benicio del Toro

Benicio del Toro

Actor

BIO

Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez (born February 19, 1967) is a Puerto Rican actor and film producer. His awards include the Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award and British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award. He is known for his roles as Fred Fenster in The Usual Suspects, Javier Rodríguez in Traffic (his Oscar-winning role), Jack 'Jackie Boy' Rafferty in Sin City, Dr. Gonzo in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Franky Four Fingers in Snatch, and Che Guevara in Che. He is the third Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Benicio del Toro, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Birthday

Feb. 19, 1967

Place of birth

Santurce, Puerto Rico

Known for

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The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema

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Breakfast with Hunter

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Julia, toda en mí

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And the Oscar Goes To...

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Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

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