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Benicio del Toro will receive the Platinum of Honor for his outstanding career in Ibero-American cinema

Benicio del Toro | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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Benicio, the bull will add one more feat to your list of achievements, because It was announced that he will receive the Honor Award at the next Platinum Awards galawhich will be held on April 22, 2023 in Madrid, Spain.

The delivery of this award promises to be one of the most emotional moments of the night that will celebrate the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions, as well as their diversity, their cultures and their audiovisuals.

Del Toro will be honored in recognition of his acting career, which has earned him critical and industry acclaim reflected in numerous awards, and for his work as a representative of the Ibero-American field throughout the world.

Benicio, the bull
Benicio del Toro | Courtesy

And it is that in the trajectory of the histrión productions of wide renown stand out, such as: “007: License to kill”, with which he became the youngest actor to play a James Bond villain, “Panic and madness in Las Vegas”, “The Usual Suspects” and “Basquiat”.

In addition, the name of Benicio del Toro has also been seen in films with “superhero” overtones. Such was the case with “Guardians of the Galaxy”, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “Avengers: Infinity War”, to name a few.

With this award, the protagonist of films such as “Sicario” and “La Cacería” succeeds Carmen Maura, last awarded with the PLATINUM of Honorafter in previous editions such outstanding figures from the Ibero-American world received this recognition such as: Diego Luna (2021), Raphael (2019), Adriana Barraza (2018), Edward James Olmos (2017), Ricardo Darín (2016), Antonio Banderas (2015) and Sonia Braga (2014).

The 10th edition of the Platino Awards will take place on April 22 in Madrid, and as in 2022, movie stars will parade down the red carpet of the IFEMA Municipal Palace in the Spanish capital.

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