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Name: Antonio Banderas
Date of Birth: 10 August 1960
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#24). 
Education: School of Dramatic Art, M?laga, Spain
Stepfather of Alexander Bauer and Dakota Johnson.
Siblings: One younger brother, Francisco
Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world 
Father of Stella Banderas.
Married Ana Leza at the Church of San Nicolas in Madrid. Among those who attended were Carmen Maura and Pedro Almodóvar.
... Son-in-law of Tippi Hedren and Peter Griffith.
In Spanish, his surname means "flags".
Was nominated for Broadway's 2003 Tony Award for Best Actor (Musical) for a revival of "Nine The Musical."
Shares a birthday with Rosanna Arquette and Nicoletta Braschi.
Support Real Madrid soccer team.
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [18th October 2005].
Has his own perfume/cologne brand for men.
He had to learn English phonetically and completely from scratch when he arrived in the US to try his luck in Hollywood.
Ex-son-in-law of Concha Leza.
Despite being raised Catholic, Banderas described himself as an agnostic in a People magazine interview but added that whatever spiritual beliefs his kids may or may not have is fine with him.
Received an honorary doctorate on May 2000 from Dickinson College, Pennsylvania.
Listed his favorite 2 movies as Orson Welles' The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) and Touch of Evil (1958).
Formed his own touring theater group in Spain where he met director Pedro Almodóvar.
Became a fan of his wife Melanie Griffith long before he met her in 1995. He had first seen her in the film "Something Wild" (1986) and thought she was beautiful and later told a Spanish magazine in 1989 that he would love to meet her.
Brother-in-law of actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A. Griffith.
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