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Antonio Banderas

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 began his acting career with a series of films by director Pedro Almodóvar and then appeared in high-profile Hollywood movies, especially in the 1990s, including Assassins, Evita, Interview with the Vampire, Philadelphia, Desperado, The Mask of Zorro and Spy Kids. Banderas played the voice of Puss in Boots in the Shrek sequels and Puss in Boots as well as the bee in the Nasonex commercials. Banderas was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas in Málaga, Andalucía, Spain, on 10 August 1960, to Ana Banderas, a school teacher, and José Domínguez, a police officer in the Guardia Civil. He has a younger brother, Javier. Although the family name is Domínguez, he took his mother's last name as his stage name. As a child, he wanted to become a professional football player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fifteen. He went on to enroll in some drama classes, eventually joining a theater troupe that toured all over Spain. His work in the theater, and his performances on the streets, eventually landed him a spot with

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Melanie Griffith -- I Found A Way To Get Antonio Banderas Off My Body

Melanie Griffith
I Found a Way to Get Antonio Off My Body!

Melanie Griffith has a problem ... she's divorcing the husband whose name is emblazoned on her arm and she wants it removed ... which takes time, so Melanie has now figured out a shortcut.Antonio… READ MORE >

Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas Divorce -- She Wants Custody ... of the Dogs!

Melanie & Antonio Divorce
She Wants Custody ... of the Dogs!

Melanie Griffith thinks she's a better parent than Antonio Banderas -- a dog parent, that is -- and she's dead set on getting custody of their three dogs in the divorce ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- Still Walking Around with Antonio Banderas on Her Arm

Melanie Griffith
Still Walking Around With Antonio on Her Arm

Melanie Griffith is still carrying Antonio Banderas in the form of a tattoo on her right arm ... and she flat out showed it off yesterday in Santa Monica.As TMZ first reported, the… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- It's Hard to Let Go

Melanie Griffith
It's Hard to Let Go

Melanie Griffith may have filed the divorce papers, but the symbol of marriage to Antonio Banderas is still firmly in place.The "Working Girl" star left a hair salon in Beverly Hills on Monday,… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas Divorcing

Melanie Griffith
Divorcing Antonio Banderas

Melanie Griffith has filed for divorce from Antonio Banderas ... TMZ has learned.Griffith's legal docs cite irreconcilable differences as the reason for ending her 18-year marriage.In the docs --… READ MORE >

- 54 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- REUNITES WITH EX-HUBBY ... First Public Outing In 20 Years

Melanie Griffith
REUNITES WITH EX-HUBBY First Public Outing In 20 Years

Melanie Griffith brought a very interesting date to the premiere of her movie "Dark Tourist" this week -- her ex-husband Steven Bauer ... a guy she's BARELY been seen in public with since they… READ MORE >

- 346 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- I'm the Angelina Jolie of Dogs

Melanie Griffith
I'm the Angelina Jolie ... of Dogs!

It was Melanie Griffith to the rescue in L.A. ... when the actress and her husband rolled into an animal rescue center a few weeks ago and adopted 2 puppies that had been abandoned and abused ...… READ MORE >

- 524 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- Antonio Banderas' Armpits Smell Like ...

Melanie Griffith:
Antonio Banderas' Armpits Smell Like ...

Antonio Banderas smells good "ALL THE TIME" ... so says his wife Melanie Griffith, who claims she's PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE for his scent. The couple was leaving Madeo in Beverly Hills after the… READ MORE >

- 926 days ago
Antonio Banderas: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Antonio Banderas
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Spanish hunk Antonio Banderas will never need a mask of Zorro.Here's the 32-year-old back in 1992 (left) -- and 19 years later, the 51-year-old "The Skin I Live In" star at an event in NYC on… READ MORE >

- 1018 days ago
Saddam Hussein Has Arrived to The Oscars ...

Saddam Hussein
Has Arrived To The Oscars ...

Oh ... wait ... no, that's just Antonio Banderas. READ MORE >

- 1605 days ago

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