Knowledge Identifier: +Benicio_del_Toro
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1967.
Countries: United States (74%), United Kingdom (10%), Canada (4%)
Linked to: Circle in the Square Theatre School, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, University of California, San Diego, People
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - The novel first appeared as a two-part series in "Rolling Stone" magazine in 1971, was published as a book in 1972, and was later adapted into a film of the same name in 1998 by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro who portrayed Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo, respectively
He had a cameo in Madonna's 1987 music video clip "La Isla Bonita" as a background character
For "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", the 1998 film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's famous book, he gained more than 40 lbs
Jack Rafferty - In the 2005 film adaptation of the comic books, he was portrayed by Benicio del Toro
Rene Lavan - He will be in "Guerrilla" alongside Benicio del Toro coming in 2008 and is filming an independent movie about Dr. Ricardo Saca, called "Flights of Fancy" starring María Conchita Alonso
Kimberly Stewart - On April 11, 2011, Benicio del Toro's publicist announced that Stewart was pregnant with his child, although the two were not a couple
In March 2012, he was granted an honorary degree by the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico for his impact on the cinema enterprise, during the celebration of the institution centenary
In June 2013, del Toro joined the cast of Marvel Studios' 2014 superhero film "Guardians of the Galaxy"
Suicide Squad (film) - In May 2019, Benicio del Toro was reported to be in talks to play the film's villain