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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, Antonio Banderas -- Divorce Final ... He Keeps 'Zorro' Money, They Split 'Shrek' Cash

Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas
Divorce Final He Keeps 'Zorro' Money, They Split 'Shrek' Cash

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas are officially single, after dividing a huge chunk of movie change. According to final divorce docs, obtained by TMZ, Antonio made a lot of dough on "The… READ MORE >

Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas -- Divorce a Done Deal

Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas
Divorce a Done Deal

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas have taken the last step to end their marriage, by signing documents making their divorce official. Court records show both signed the necessary legal docs… READ MORE >

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Antonio Banderas -- Back on the Prowl

Antonio Banderas
Back on the Prowl

Antonio Banderas is single and ready to mingle ... and he zeroed in on an attractive woman while partying in St. Tropez over the weekend."Puss in Boots" takes on a whole new meaning. READ MORE >

- 544 days ago
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 >

- 600 days ago
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 >

- 608 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 >

- 612 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 >

- 613 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 >

- 617 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 >

- 910 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 >

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