Benicio del Toro, Award-winning Actor

Happy Birthday to Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez, known as Benicio del Toro, born on February 19, 1967.  Toro is of Puerto Rican and Spanish heritage.  He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA Award for his role as Javier Rodríguez in Traffic (2000). He is also known for his roles as Fred Fenster in The Usual Suspects (1995), Dr. Gonzo in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), and Che Guevara in Che (2008). He is the third Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award. (Image by By Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 3.0)
Feliz cumpleaños a Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez, conocido como Benicio del Toro, nacido el 19 de febrero de 1967. Toro es de Puerto Rico y la herencia española. Ganó un premio de la Academia, un Globo de Oro, un premio del Screen Actors Guild y un premio BAFTA por su papel de Javier Rodríguez en Traffic (2000). También es conocido por sus papeles como Fred Fenster en The Usual Suspects (1995), el Dr. Gonzo en Miedo y asco en Las Vegas (1998), y el Che Guevara en Che (2008). Es el tercer puertorriqueño en ganar un Premio de la Academia.


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