Birth Place:San Germán
Full Name:Benicio Del Toro
Date of Birth:February 19, 1967
Occupation:actor, director, producer
About Benicio Del Toro
When he was 12 years old, he shifted to Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. He is the third Puerto Rican ever to win an Academy Award. He has also won a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in the 2000 movie “Traffic”. He is known for his roles in The Usual Suspects, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Sin City, Snatch, and Che. He won the Best Actor Award for his performance in Che at the Cannes Film Festival in France and at the Goya Awards in Spain.
He started making appearances on television in the late 1980s. He played thugs and drug dealers on programs such as Miami Vice and Drug Wars: The Camarena Story. He had a cameo in Madonna’s music video “La Isla Bonita”. His first movie was “Big Top Pee-wee”. He also had a role in the 007 film “License to Kill”. Benicio was only 21 years old then, and he held the distinction of being the youngest actor to play a Bond henchman. He also appeared in moves such as The Indian Runner, Money for Nothing, China Moon, Fearless, Christopher Columbus: The Discovery and Swimming with Sharks.
He has been linked to many women including actresses such as Alicia Silverstone, Heather Graham, Sara Foster, Valeria Golino, Chiara Mastroianni, and Claire Forlani. On April 2011, he and Kimberly Stewart were expecting their first child, although they were not in a relationship. Kimberly gave birth to a daughter, Delilah on August 21st 2011.
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