Oct 20: Puerto Rican born Rafel del Toro Sánchez, better known as Benicio Del Toro is the first man to star in the iconic series of Campari Calendars, now in its 12th edition.
Entitled 'The Red Affair', the calendar tells the intriguing story of a charismatic art connoisseur, del Toro, who receives a mysterious message setting him on a fascinating adventure to discover its meaning, crack a ring of illegal art dealers and rescue a beautiful woman.
The Campari Calendar is rapidly becoming one of the world's iconic artistic calendars.
Distributed in international limited edition of only 9.999 copies it is a small, collectible luxury. Go Benicio!
It is not uncommon for Benicio to work with gorgeous women. Remember how good him and Halle Berry looked together in "Things We Lost in the Fire?" Caliente!
Benicio has an impressive resume. The Boricua stunner played Jack 'Jackie Boy' Rafferty in "Sin City" and earned an Oscar for his role as Javier Rodríguez in "Traffic". He was also Dr. Gonzo in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," and the portrayed Revolutionary leader Che Guevara in "Che."
The 43-year-old actor has an endorsement agreement with Magnum ice cream. Hmmm very interesting. He, along with Caroline Correa, taped a TV commercial promoting "Magnum Gold" ice cream.
Benicio del Toro is said to have been raised a Roman catholic in Miramar, Puerto Rico.
Before becoming such a well-known actor, Del Toro enrolled at University of California, San Diego to obtain a degree in business but later dropped out and followed his passion for acting.
Did you know that Benicio del Toro is cousins with Puerto Rican basketball player Carlos Arroyo who plays for the Miami Heat?
In Los Angels, Benicio studied with noted acting teachers such as Stella Adler and Arthur Mendoza. It has also been noted that Del Toro studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School, in New York City.
Benicio del Toro was the fourth living actor to win an Oscar for a role whose character communicates predominantly in a foreign language. Del Toro's character in "Traffic" spoke Spanish throughout the film.
To us he is simply Benicio del Toro. But the actor's full name is: Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez. Wow!
It is said that Benicio and actor/director Sean Penn are good friends and have collaborated in films such as "The Pledge." Penn directed the movie in which Del Toro played a Native American with mental disabilities.
Puerto-Rican actor Benicio del Toro is the first ever Latino man to star in the iconic series of Campari Calendars, in this 12th edition.