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Benedicio del Toro: an actor without borders

Benicio Del Toro, an illustrated filmography

Benicio Del Toro, an illustrated filmography © RR

Awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival for his role in Traffic in 2001, and a prizewinner at the Venice Film Festival for his performance in 21 Grams in 2003, Benicio Del Toro also picked up the Best Male Actor Award at the Festival de Cannes for his incarnation of Che on Screen in 2008 in Steven Soderbergh's two-parter. An actor with a thousand faces, Del Toro has received numerous awards for his colourful filmography, as we discover here with a selection of his greatest performances.

1995

The Usual Suspects by Bryan Singer

 

 

 


 

1998

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (Las Vegas Parano) by Terry Gilliam

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas by Terry Gilliam

2000

Snatch by Guy Ritchie

 

 

 


 

2000

Traffic by Steven Soderbergh

Traffic by Steven Soderbergh

I love cinema for the stories and the elements bound up with them – that is to say art in general.

2003

21 Grams by Alejandro González Iñárritu 

21 Grams by Alejandro González Iñárritu

2003

The Hunted​ by William Friedkin

The Hunted​ by William Friedkin

2005

Sin City by Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez

Sin City by Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez

2008

Che by Steven Soderbergh

Che by Steven Soderbergh

When you work in film, one of the most exciting things is to have a film in Competition at Cannes. It's a real sign that you've arrived.

2012 

Savages by Oliver Stone

Savages by Oliver Stone

2013

Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian) by Arnaud Desplechin  

Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian) by Arnaud Desplechin

2014

Escobar: Paradise Lost by Andrea Di Stefano

Escobar: Paradise Lost by Andrea Di Stefano

A film can influence you in a personal way, give you hope and optimism. It influences language and it influences people.

2015

Sicario by Denis Villeneuve

Sicario by Denis Villeneuve

2016 

A Perfect Day by Fernando León de Aranoa

A Perfect Day by Fernando León de Aranoa

 

 

In 2012, he also stepped behind the camera for El Yuma, one of the segments of the film 7 Días​ En La Habana, in association with several directors including Gaspar Noé, Laurent Cantet, Juan Carlos Tabio and Pablo Trapero.

In 2018, he will resume his role as the Collector (James Gunn's Guardian of the Galaxy) for the last opus of the Marvel Avengers saga: Avengers: Infinity War.

Guardian of the Galaxy by James Gunn

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Benedicio del Toro: an actor without borders

Awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival for his role in Traffic in 2001, and a prizewinner at the Venice Film Festival for his performance in 21 Grams in 2003, Benicio Del Toro also picked up the Best Male Actor Award at the Festival de Cannes for his incarnation of Che on Screen in 2008 in Steven Soderbergh's two-parter. An actor with a thousand faces, Del Toro has received numerous awards for his colourful filmography, as we discover here with a selection of his greatest performances.

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