Antonio Banderas was born in Malaga. As a child he dreamed of becoming a soccer player, but injured his leg and had to forget sports career.
As an actor it opened (in vain, that this is mainly directed by "open" women) film director Pedro Almodovar. For example, Banderas played in one of his most famous paintings "Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown".
The first notable role Banderas in the United States began to work in the film "Interview with the Vampire." There's also starred Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. But the real fame came to Banderas in 1995, - he played in the famous film "Desperado".
In the same year he played a leading role in one of the stories of the anthology "Four Rooms" (Antonio played in the short film by Robert Rodriguez - the director of "Desperado").
With Antonio Rodriguez worked and later - in the three parts of the "Spy Kids." And in 2011 released "Sin City 2", which also took Rodriguez.
Of course, Antonio often plays a pungent beauties. He was the latest of Zorro, starring in two movies about this hero. He also played a cameo role in the film "Frida", where the image of the artist Frida Kahlo embodied Salma Hayek.
Antonio several times been nominated for the "Golden Globes" and other awards (for example, the TV series "Pancho Villa" and the musical "Evita" in which he played all of the songs), but did not receive. But his debut as a director - the film "Summer rain" - was awarded the prize of European cinema at the Berlin Film Festival.
Banderas have all happened not only in your career but also in his personal life. For 13 years he was happily married to actress Melanie Griffith.