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Benicio Del Toro

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Net worth 2018: $45 Million
Residence: San German, Puerto Rico
Country: Puerto Rican
BirthDay: 16 February 1967
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.88 m
Education: Academia del Perpetuo Socorro Mercersburg Academy University of California of San Diego Circle in the Square Theatre School of New York City

Benicio Del Toro was bornon 16 February 1967 in San German, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican, is Actor. Benicio Del Toro is a Puerto Rican born American actor and film producer who rode into the hearts of his fans with his portrayal of the Mexican cop Javier Rodríguez in ‘Traffic’ that won him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Before entering mainstream cinema, he was a television actor playing the roles of small-time villains in T.V serials. As a teenager, he was influenced by his lawyer father to study business at the University of California. He, once, took a class in acting by chance and got hooked to it. He dropped out of his business course without telling his father and began studying acting at the Circle in the Square Professional Theatre School, New York. He began working as a T.V actor gradually moving in to films. As a 21 year old, he played one of the henchmen in the James Bond movie ‘Licence to Kill’, becoming the youngest ever actor to be cast as a Bond henchman. He got a big breakthrough in ‘The Usual Suspects’ and his portrayal of the wisecracking Fred Fenster cemented his reputation as a character actor. His role as the former convict, Jack Jordon, in the drama film ‘21 Grams’ was much appreciated by fans and critics alike and earned him many awards and nominations.


$45 Million


Over the next few years, he acted in films like ‘Sin City’ (2005), ‘Che’ (2008) and ‘Somewhere’ (2010)


His portrayal of a born-again Christian ex-convict, who kills a family in an automobile accident in ‘21 Grams’ (2003), was quite appreciable


Del Toro’s most successful film so far has been ‘Traffic’ (2000)


’ He did four films in 1996 - ‘The Funeral, ‘The Fan’, ‘Basquiat’ and ‘Joy Ride


He got a big breakthrough in ‘The Usual Suspects’ released in 1995 for his role as Fred Fenster


He acted in ‘The Indian Runner’ (1991), ‘Fearless’ (1993), ‘Money for Nothing’ (1993), and ‘Swimming With Sharks’ (1994) over the next few years


He got noticed in his second film ‘Licence to kill’ (1989) for his role as Dario, a henchman


He made his movie debut in ‘Big Top Pee-wee’ as Duke the Dog-Faced Boy in 1988 but the film did not do well

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