Del Toro also appeared in Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi as mysterious codebreaker DJ.Del Toro was born on February 19, 1967, in San Germán, Puerto Rico, to Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermúdez and Fausta Genoveva Sánchez Rivera (daughter of Benicio Sánchez Castaño and Lirio Belén Rivera), Del Toro is related to Puerto Rican basketball player Carlos Arroyo, Spanish pop-eurodance singer Rebeca Pous Del Toro, whose maternal grandfather was Puerto Rican, and Puerto Rican singer Eliseo Del Toro.Del Toro surfaced in small television roles during the late 1980s, playing mostly thugs and drug dealers on programs such as Miami Vice and the NBC miniseries Drug Wars: The Camarena Story.He appeared in Madonna's 1987 music video "La Isla Bonita" as a background character sitting on a car.In 1997 he met Carolina Ferraz and they became friends, but at the time they met she was married.In 1999 Carolina was already separated and they started dating.Benício has a son named Antônio with actress Alessandra Negrini and a son named Pietro with actress Giovanna Antonelli. As a teenager he liked to surf with friends on the beaches of Rio and Niterói, but stopped after starting work as an actor.He is quoted as saying that Charlie Chaplin inspired him as a young boy to be an actor. He stated that as a youth he liked to smoke marijuana with all of his friends and never saw anything wrong with that, despite having stopped to become an actor.
In 2004 they separated for a few months, but they reconciled and had a son, Pedro, born in 2005.
Murilo Benício Ribeiro (born 13 July 1971) is a Brazilian actor.
He is one of Brazil's most renowned actors, mostly having lead roles in several works.
Del Toro's performance as ex-con turned religious fanatic in despair, Jack Jordan, in Alejandro González Iñárritu's 21 Grams (2003) earned him a second Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, as well as a second Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination and a BAFTA Awards nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
He is also known for his scene-stealing breakout role as the eccentric, unintelligible crook Fred Fenster in The Usual Suspects (1995), which won him his first Independent Spirit Award; Benny Dalmau in Basquiat (1996), which won him a second consecutive Independent Spirit Award; Dr.