Antonio Banderas Makes it Through Heart Attack
Actor Antonio Banderas has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January. The 56-year-old actor from Spain shared with the media that “I suffered a heart attack on Jan. 26, but it wasn’t serious and hasn’t caused any damage.”
Banderas says he underwent a procedure to place three stents in his arteries, adding that “it hasn’t been as dramatic as some have written.”
Banderas known for roles in such films as “The Mask of Zorro,” ”Desperado,” ”Philadelphia” and the animated “Puss in Boots.”
Banderas spoke Saturday at a film festival in his hometown of Malaga in southern Spain, where he received a lifetime achievement award for his career as an actor, director and producer.