Moreover, Toro was previously engaged to fiance, Valeria Golino and further dated several actresses including Catherine Keener and Sara Foster.Benicio Del Toro was born on February 19, 1967, in San Germán, Puerto Rico. – Was offered the role of Reinaldo Arenas in Avant la nuit (2000) that eventually went to Javier Bardem. – Attended the University of California – San Diego (UCSD) – Burned himself with cigarettes repeatedly for the elevator scene in Las Vegas parano (1998) because the real ‘Oscar Zeta Acosta’ did as well. – Turned down the role of Frida Kahlo’s husband Diego Rivera in Frida (2002) because of the weight gain that would be required, despite that earlier, for Las Vegas parano (1998), he had gained 40 pounds for his character. – Was an extra in a Madonna video (La Isla Bonita). Singer wanted a young character actor and coincidentally, Kevin Spacey had worked with such a talent when he made the 1994 film “Swimming with Sharks”. As both Del Toro and Singer recall, there was no audition for the role of Fenster. After the majority of the character’s lines were removed from the script by George Lucas, Benicio left the project. Movie Monsters by Denis Gifford Favorite Movies: 1. He was injured so badly that he was out of work for months, even though the film was virtually completed. He fell on his wrist as he dove for a knife and actor Tommy Lee Jones fell on top of him.
The men of the main ensemble even approached Singer with their worry.
Both of his parents Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermúdez and Fausta Genoveva Sánchez Rivera were layers.
His brother Gustavo del Toro is an Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn.
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