Mumbling through The Usual Suspects with Kevin Spacey and gaining 40lbs. Thompson's lawyer in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas led to an Oscar for 2000's Traffic. Birth Name: Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico Date of Birth: February 19, 1967 Ethnicity: Puerto Rican (including Spanish, Catalan, Basque, Italian, Indigenous, possibly other) Benicio del Toro is a Puerto Rican actor and film producer.When you fall in love and you're considering marriage, meeting your significant other's family can be a very stressful experience.You want to make a good first impression and you want this family that you plan to join to accept you. Yeah, that's some pressure right there even under the best of circumstances.It's the far east against the deep south; strict, traditional, Korean customs versus a backwards, country way of life.
Del Toro abandoned the family business (both his parents and godmother were lawyers) when he changed majors then quit college to pursue acting.He moved to the continental United States at the age of thirteen.Benicio is famous for his appearances in the films .He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for (2000).He was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, the son of Fausta Genoveva Sánchez Rivera and Gustavo Adolfo Del Toro Bermúdez.