Benicio Del Toro is a Golden Globe and Academy Award winning Puerto Rican actor.
Del Toro began to surface in small television parts during the late 1980s, playing mostly thugs and drug dealers on “Miami Vice” and the NBC miniseries, “Drug Wars: The Camarena Story.” Work in films followed, beginning with his debut in “Big Top Pee-wee” and then a role in “License to Kill,” in which 21-year-old Benicio held the distinction of being the youngest actor ever to play a James Bond villain. In 1995, he had his breakout performance in “The Usual Suspects,” which won him an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor. Del Toro?s role in “Basquiat” won him a second Best Supporting Actor Independent Spirit Award, which was followed by “The Fan.”
Del Toro continued to star in both big budget and smaller films. In 1997, Del Toro starred in “Excess Baggage,” then “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “The Way of the Gun,” and “Traffic,” which earned Del Toro an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, a Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. His role in “21 Grams” earned him a nomination for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
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