After Banderas Appeared In Almodvars 1986 Matador The Director Cast Him In

Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas


He initially wanted to become a professional football player until a broken foot sidelined his dreams at the age of fourteen. Two years later he went on to appear in the director’s Law of Desire, making headlines with his performance as a gay man, which required him to engage in his first male-to-male onscreen kiss. After Banderas appeared in Almodóvar’s 1986 Matador, the director cast him in his internationally acclaimed 1988 film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Tie Me Down. as a mental patient who kidnaps a porn star (Victoria Abril) and keeps her tied up until she returns his love. It was his breakthrough role in Tie Me Up. Banderas was first introduced to the American audience in the documentary film Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991).