How tall is Antonio Banderas?
Antonio Banderas’s height is 5ft 8in (174 cm).
How much does Antonio Banderas weight?
He weights 155 lbs (70 kg).
When was Antonio Banderas born?
His birthday’s on August 10, 1960.
How old is Antonio Banderas?
He is 55
Antonio Banderas Body Measurements:
Dress Size: Unknown
Shoe Size: 10, 5 (US) or 44 (EU) or 10 (UK)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Quick Biography Facts:
Born Name: Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas
Nick Name: None
Sun Sign: Leo
Born Place: Malaga, Spain
Education: Antonio Banderas was educated at School of Dramatic Art
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Religion: Roman Catholic
Antonio Banderas Family:
Father – Jose Dominguez
Mother – Dona Ana Banderas
Siblings – brother Francisco Javiar Banderas
Wife – 1. Ana Leza (1988 – 1996)
2. Melanie Griffith (1996 – 2015)
Children – daughter Stella Banderas (with Melanie Griffith)
How did Antonio Banderas become famous?
Antonio Banderas got initial popularity just as a handsome guy and his first roles were mostly based on his natural charm. But later Banderas proved that he is a serious dramatic actor, not just a cute face.
From his teens Antonio dreamed to become a professional football player. But he hurt his leg and had to forget about his dreams. Gradually Banderas got interested in acting. Antonio got professional training and then started to serve as a theater actor.
Having succeeded on the stage, Banderas moved his way on the big screen. Pedro Almodóvar was the film director, who discovered Banderas. But he mostly used sex appeal of an actor, not his acting talent. Antonio started his career in “Laberinto de pasiones”, where he had a small role.
Later in “Matador” young Banderas played the title male role. Soon his face became the most recognizable on Spanish TV.
But that was not enough for ambitious Banderas and he directed his steps to USA. Banderas first American film was “The House of the Spirits”. Banderas had a supporting role there.
He gained initial recognition due to this movie. His big break in Hollywood was the movie “Philadelphia”, where he portrayed Tom Hanks screen lover. Banderas can boast with many hit roles and numerous awards and nominations during more than 2 decades of his career.