antonio banderas

  • he was born

    antonio banderas was bornon august 10, 1960, in Malaga, Spain. His father worked for the government, and his mother was a teacher. As a child, he was very active and energetic.
  • he broke his foot in a accident

    he liked playing sports and dreamed of begin professional soccer player. But at age 14 he broke his foot an accident, so it was impossible for him to follow his dream.
  • he began to study acting

    at the school of dramatic art in malaga
  • antonio moved to madrid and joined an acting group.

    the film director pedro almodovar notices him and cast him several spanish movies.
  • he studied english intensively

    when he appeared in his first american movie, the manmo kings, antonio couldn't speak much english, so he learned his lines by listening and copying. After that, he studied english intensively.
  • he was in a movie with Melanie Griffith

    ntonio banderas went on to make a string of the hit movies: evita, the mask of zorro, the spy kids trilogy, and shrek 2.
  • he married with melanie Griffith

    they married in may 1996 and soon they had a beautiful daughter, Estella del Carmen- Stella for short