As A Child Antonio Banderas Wanted To Become A Professional Soccer Player Until

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Although the family name is Domínguez, he took his mother’s last name as his stage name. As a child, he wanted to become a professional soccer player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fourteen. His work in the theater, and his performances on the streets, eventually landed him a spot with the National Theatre of Spain. The recognition Banderas gained for his role increased two years later when he starred in Almodóvar’s controversial Tie Me Up. He appeared in several major Hollywood releases in 1995, including a starring role in the Robert Rodriguez-directed film Desperado and the antagonist on the action film Assassins, co-starred with Sylvester Stallone. 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.

Banderas Having Become A Regular Feature Of Almodvars Movies All Throughout The

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His work in the theater, and his performances on the streets, eventually landed him a spot with the National Theatre of Spain. 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).

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His acting career began at the age of 19, when he worked in small theatres during Spain’s post-dictatorial cultural movement known as the ‘Movida’. It was his breakthrough role in Tie Me Up. Banderas was first introduced to in the documentary film Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991). in 2002, he starred in Brian De Palma’s Femme Fatale opposite Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and in Julie Taymor’s Frida with Salma Hayek. He hosted the 600th episode of Saturday Night Live (during season 31). The two had not worked together since 1990 (Tie Me Up.

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Antonio Banderas Will Play Pablo Picasso In ’33 Days’.The ‘Desperado’ Star…

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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, the Shrek sequels and Puss in Boots. He went on to enroll in some drama classes, eventually joining a theater troupe that toured all over Spain. 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. in the film, Madonna says she wants to seduce Banderas even though she knows he was married. The following year, still speaking minimal English, he began acting in U.S. films.

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Antonio Banderas Is ‘falling In Love Again’ Antonio Banderas Says He And

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Banderas was born in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain, in 1960, to Ana Banderas, a school teacher, and José Domínguez, a police officer in the Guardia Civil. He has a younger sister, Chloe. He initially wanted to become a professional football player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fifteen. His work in the theater, and his performances on the streets, eventually landed him a spot with the National Theatre of Spain. in 1991 Madonna introduced Banderas to Hollywood in the documentary film Madonna: Truth or Dare. in 2003, he returned to the musical genre, appearing to great acclaim in the Broadway revival of Maury Yeston’s musical Nine, based on the film 8½, playing the prime role originated by the late Raúl Juliá. 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.

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His Smaller Film S Really Made His Career But Antonio Banderas Has Also

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Few actors have had major roles and gained popularity like Antonio Banderas in the last few years. His smaller films really made his career, but he has also worked successfully in major productions since then. Antonio Banderas never disappoints the younger girls when he shows those forearms. Some critics are saying that they smell an Academy Award nominations for his contributions to moviedom. You can always depend on Oscar Gossip for the latest Antonio Banderas chatter.. When it comes to Antonio Banderas, we’ve got you covered with the latest chatter here at Oscar Gossip.

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After Banderas appeared in Almodóvar’s 1986 Matador, the director cast him in his internationally acclaimed 1988 film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. The recognition Banderas gained for his role increased two years later when he starred in Almodóvar’s controversial Tie Me Up. Tie Me Down. in the film, Madonna says she wants to seduce Banderas even though she knows he is married. He was the first Spanish actor to portray the character.
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