Benicio Del Toro
Born on February 19, 1967
From Santurce, Puerto Rico
Benicio Del Toro as "Alejandro"
After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), the team travels back-and-forth across the U.S.-Mexican border, using one cartel boss (Bernardo Saracino) to flush out a bigger one (Julio Cesar Cedillo).
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)||Nominated||Supporting Actor|
Benicio Del Toro as "Jack Jordan"
In a film that plays with the idea of straightforward storytelling, a group of troubled people find that they are linked in unpredictable ways. Paul Rivers (Sean Penn) is an academic dealing with a terminal heart condition, but his life is changed by a car crash that seems unrelated to his ailment. The traffic accident, involving ex-con Jack Jordan (Benicio Del Toro) and the husband of Cristina Peck (Naomi Watts), is one that ruins lives but ultimately also resurrects them.
|Academy Award (2003)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2003)||Nominated||Actor in a Leading Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role|
Benicio Del Toro as "Javier Rodriguez"
A contemporary thriller set in the world of drug trafficking. Traffic evokes the high stakes and high risks of the drug trade, as seen through a series of interrelated stories, some of which are highly personal and some of which are filled with intrigue and danger.
|Academy Award (2000)||Won||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)||Won||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (2000)||Won||Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role|