As A Child Antonio Banderas Wanted To Become A Professional Football Player Until

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José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born 10 August 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer. He has a younger brother, Javier. As a child, he wanted to become a professional football player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fifteen. It was his breakthrough role in Tie Me Up. Tie Me Down!, that helped spur him on to Hollywood.

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José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer. Banderas was born in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain, in 1960, to Ana Banderas, a school teacher, and José Domínguez, a police officer in the Guardia Civil. He initially wanted to become a professional football player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fifteen. After Banderas appeared in Almodóvar’s 1986 Matador, the director cast him in his internationally acclaimed 1988 film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. It was his breakthrough role in Tie Me Up. Banderas then broke through to mainstream American audiences in the film, Philadelphia (1993), as the gay lover of AIDS-afflicted lawyer Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks). The film’s success earned Banderas wide recognition, and the following year was given a role in Neil Jordan’s high-profile adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, which allowed him to share the screen with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. in 2006, he starred in Take the Lead, a high-set movie in which he played a ballroom dancing teacher.

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Antonio Banderas’s Performance Is Preserved On The Broadway Cast Recording Released By PS

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Although the family name is Domínguez, he took his mother’s surname as his stage name. Banderas then broke through to mainstream American audiences in the film, Philadelphia (1993), as the gay lover of AIDS-afflicted lawyer Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks). The film’s success earned Banderas wide recognition, and the following year was given a role in Neil Jordan’s high-profile adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, which allowed him to share the screen with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. He also made success with his role as the legendary masked swordsman Zorro in the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro. His performance is preserved on the Broadway cast recording released by PS Classics. The following year (2004), he received the Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA).

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José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer. His work in the theater, and his performances on the streets, eventually landed him a spot with the National Theatre of Spain. While performing with the theatre, Banderas caught the attention of Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, who cast the young actor in his 1982 film debut, Labyrinth of Passion. Five years later he went on to appear in the director’s Law of Desire, making headlines with his performance as a gay man, which required him to engage in his first male-to-male onscreen kiss. After Banderas appeared in Almodóvar’s 1986 Matador, the director cast him in his internationally acclaimed 1988 film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. as a mental patient who kidnaps a porn star (Victoria Abril) and keeps her tied up until she returns his love. in 2002, he starred in Brian De Palma’s Femme Fatale opposite Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and in Julie Taymor’s Frida with Salma Hayek.

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José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer. He has a younger brother, Francisco. He initially wanted to become a professional football player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fourteen.

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Banderas was born in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain, in 1960 to Ana Banderas, a school teacher, and José Domínguez Prieto, a police officer in the Guardia Civil. He initially wanted to become a professional soccer player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fourteen. He went on to enroll in some drama classes, eventually joining a theater troupe that toured all over Spain. as a mental patient who kidnaps a porn star (Victoria Abril) and keeps her tied up until she returns his love.
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