Antonio Banderas Filmography
Antonio Banderas is a Spanish voiceover artist, actor, filmmaker, and singer who started his career as a street performer and theater artiste. The renowned Spanish director, Pedro Almodóvar proved to be his mentor, casting Banderas as the lead in many of his films; the noteworthy ones being ‘Labyrinth of Passion’, ‘Matador’, and ‘Laws of Desire’. His filmography received a big boost with Aldomóvar’s ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’. His spectacular performance in ‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!’ earned him international fame, catapulting him to Hollywood.
Following a fleeting appearance in ‘Truth or Dare’, he landed the role of Nestor Castillo—a budding musician—in ‘The Mambo Kings. After his performance in ‘The Mambo Kings’, there was no looking back for Banderas as he went to star in a string of highly successful films including ‘Philadelphia’, ‘Interview with the Vampire’, and ‘Desperado’.
Some of Antonio’s top grossing films include ‘Assassins’, ‘The Mask of Zorro’, ‘The Legend of Zorro’, ‘Shrek 2’, and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’. He reunited with Pedro Aldomóvar after almost two decades by starring in ‘The Skin I Live In’ and his portrayal of Dr Ledgard in the horror thriller is regarded as one of his best roles.