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Benicio del Toro

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Benicio Del Toro (born February 19, 1967) is an actor. He was born in San German, Puerto Rico and grew up in Santurce, a district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. His parents, Gustavo Del Toro and Fausta Sanchez-Del Toro, were both lawyers. Benicio's mother died of hepatitis when he was nine years old.

Benicio attended Academia del Perpetuo Socorro (The Academy of Our Lady of Perpetual Help), a Catholic school in Miramar, Puerto Rico. At age 13, he moved to Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, and attended Mercersburg Academy, a boarding school.

He received a best supporting actor Oscar for his role in Traffic in 2001. He went on to garner another Best Supporting Actor nomination three years later for his work in 21 Grams.

Filmography

  1. Sin City (2005)... Jackie Boy
  2. 21 Grams (2003)... Jack Jordan
  3. The Hunted (2003)... Aaron Hallam
  4. The Pledge (2001)... Toby Jay Wadenah
  5. Traffic (2000)... Javier Rodriguez
  6. The Way of the Gun (2000)... Longbaugh
  7. Snatch (2000)... Franky Four Fingers
  8. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)... Dr. Gonzo/Oscar Z. Acosta
  9. Excess Baggage (1997)... Vincent Roche
  10. The Funeral (1996)... Gaspare
  11. The Fan (1996)... Juan Primo
  12. Basquiat (1996)... Benny Dalmau
  13. Joyride (1996)... Detective Lopez
  14. The Usual Suspects (1995)... Fred Fenster
  15. Swimming with Sharks (1994)... Rex
  16. China Moon (1994)... Lamar Dickey
  17. Fearless (1993)... Manny Rodrigo
  18. Huevos de oro (1993)... Bob, the friend from Miami
  19. Money for Nothing (1993)... Dino Palladino
  20. Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)... Alvaro Harana
  21. The Indian Runner (1991)... Miguel
  22. Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (1990) (mini series)... Caro Quintero
  23. Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (1990) (V)... Kid sitting on car (segment "La Isla Bonita") (uncredited)
  24. Licence to Kill (1989)... Dario
  25. Big Top Pee-wee (1988)... Duke the Dog-Faced Boy

See also

External links

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