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Carla Gugino, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Alexa Vega

Antonio Banderas [10]

Born:August 10, 1960 (61)
Filmography Rating:6.69 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.12 / 10
Amazon Rating:3.99 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:71.28%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Evita [1996](36) => Ché
Spy Kids [2001](41) => Gregorio Cortez
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams [2002](42) => Gregorio Cortez
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over [2003](43) => Gregorio Cortez
Shrek 2 [2004](44) => Puss In Boots
Shrek the Third [2007](47) => Puss in Boots (voice)
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular [2010](50) => Puss in Boots (voice)
Shrek Forever After [2010](50) => Puss in Boots (voice)
Puss in Boots [2011](51) => Puss in Boots (voice)
The Expendables 3 [2014](54) => Galgo

Trivia that mentions this person:
Shrek the Third [2007]
  • Antonio Banderas voices Puss in Boots in the English, Spanish, Mexican, Italian and Japanese versions of the film.
    Evita [1996]
  • Antonio Banderas got the role of Che by submitting a self-made audition tape and performed all the musical numbers in front of Alan Parker at a dinner meet in Miami.
  • Madonna only speaks 140 words of dialog. The rest of her lines are sung. Antonio Banderas only speaks 6 words of dialog in the entire film.
    The Expendables 3 [2014]
  • While the role of Galgo was written specifically for Antonio Banderas, Danny Trejo was considered for the part.
  • In one scene, Antonio Banderas' character sings "El novio de la muerte" ("Bridegroom of Death"). That song is the official hymn of the Spanish Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army. Banderas was made an honorary member of that military unit in 2013.
    The Road to El Dorado [2000]
  • Antonio Banderas and Adam Sandler were considered the role of Tulio.
    Nacho Libre [2006]
  • Jack Black's character, Nacho, was based in part on Antonio Banderas.
    Ice Age [2002]
  • Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Kiefer Sutherland, Toby Stephens, Kevin Spacey, Liam Neeson, Tommy Lee Jones, Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Tim Curry, Ian McKellen & Lance Henriksen were all considered for the role of Diego before Denis Leary was cast.
    Puss in Boots [2011]
  • One of the women of San Ricardo describes Puss' boots as being made of soft, Corinthian leather. This is a reference to the Chrysler Cordoba commercial of 1975, wherein Ricardo Montalban described the seats as being made of "rich Corinthian leather." Montalban costarred with Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003).
  • This was the fifth pairing of Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek.
  • The bar scene in the beginning is a direct resemblance of the bar scene in Desperado (1995), another movie that starred both Antonio Banderas (Puss) and Salma Hayek (Kitty).