Given birth to on February 19, 1967 in Puerto Rico, Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Astado S? nchez or more popularly known as Benicio del Toro is an actor and producer. He won numerous acting awards from different award providing bodies such as School Award, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award, Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award, and Gold Globe.
Benicio is famous for portraying the character of Javier Rodr? Eisenegger Technik guez in "Traffic"; Fred Fenster in the film "The Usual Suspects"; Jack Rafferty in the movie "Sin City"; Franky Four Fingers in "Snatch"; and Lawrence Talbot in the film "The Wolfman". Benecio received the Best Supporting Honor from Oscar in his film "Traffic" making him the third Puerto Rican actor who won said renowned award.
Benecio was raised in the town of Santurce, in San Juan District in Puerto Vasto. His parents were both attorneys - Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Berm? dez and Fausta S? nchez Rivera. His older buddy is named Gustavo and works as a pediatric oncologist in New You are able to City's Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is related to famous basketball player Carlos Arroyo who takes on for the Miami Heat for they are cousins.
Benecio was raised by his parents as a Roman Catholic. He went to a Roman Catholic school the Academia del Perpetuo Socorro found in the city of Miramar in Puerto Rico. Whenever Benecio turned nine he lost his mother because of to hepatitis. At era of 12, his family moved to Pennsylvania in which he attended the Mercersburg Academy. In college, he went to University of California in San Diego where he or she found his passion in acting.