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PHOTOS: Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith's Daughter Stuns in Spain | Antonio Banderas

UpdatePosted 08/06/2012 09:00AM

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith Take Daughter Stella to Charity Gala

Originally posted 08/05/2012 11:00AM

The family that walks the red carpet together, stays together.

Just weeks after Antonio Banderas, 51, and Melanie Griffith, 54, squashed rumors of marriage trouble, the pair looked happier than ever when they stepped out with daughter Stella at a charity event in Marbella, Spain.

And all eyes weren't on the famous couple, who first met in 1995 on the set of Two Much. Stella stunned in a curve-hugging, floor-length black dress at the Starlite gala. With her wavy locks pulled back into a simple chignon, the 16-year-old looked like a natural as she posed for photographers.

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Rumor Patrol: Trouble for Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith?

Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith Are 'Absolutely Fine,' Says Source

Originally posted 07/19/2012 06:00PM

Are Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith on the brink of divorce?

Despite persistent Internet buzz that Banderas, 51, and Griffith, 54, are fighting to save their marriage, two sources maintain all is well with the couple of 15 years.

"They seem absolutely fine. Honestly, they seem happy," a source who saw them together recently tells PEOPLE.

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PEOPLE's Review: Puss in Boots Is Fun Fur All

Puss in Boots Is Fun Fur All: PEOPLE Review

Originally posted 10/28/2011 07:00AM

It's no easy trick giving a minor character a story substantial enough to warrant its own film (see: Cars 2: The Master Mistake).

But the Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots lands solidly by dosing a proven formula with new flavor.

Puss (Antonio Banderas) gets a lead on a legendary treasure: the goose that lays golden eggs atop Jack's beanstalk.

To get it, he'll need to team up with his shifty boyhood buddy Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and the bad egg's sidekick Kitty Softpaws (Salma Hayek).

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Why Antonio Banderas Acted Weird Around Melanie Griffith for 3 Months | Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas: Why I Acted Weird Around Melanie Griffith for 3 Months

Originally posted 10/13/2011 11:35AM

Something wasn't quite right with Antonio Banderas. But his wife, Melanie Griffith, only later realized what was wrong.

The Spanish actor was filming Pedro Almodóvar's psychological thriller The Skin I Live In, and it was consuming him.

"When Melanie watched the movie in Toronto, something interesting happened," Banderas, 51, said Wednesday at the film's New York Film Festival premiere. "That night, when we got to the hotel, she was just looking at me weird ... and she said to me, 'Now I understand why you acted like that the last three months of your life!' "

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Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith: How They Dealt with Her Addiction | Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith: We've Had As Many Problems As Anybody

Originally posted 09/22/2011 08:00AM

In 15 years of marriage, Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith "have had as many problems as anybody," he admits. Among them was Griffith's stint in rehab, her third, two years ago.

"We've never hidden it. We've been open about addictions, in the case of Melanie," the actor tells AARP The Magazine in its November issue.

This openness extends to their children, says Banderas. The couple have one daughter together, Stella, who turns 15 this week. Griffith also has two children from previous relationships, Alexander, 26, and Dakota, 21.

"The pretending is the worst, because kids are so smart," Banderas says. "They can see through all of those things, and if you don't talk openly about problems, it creates a very dark place. They carry that through the rest of their lives, to their marriages, to their kids."

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QUOTED: Antonio Banderas Says Melanie Griffith Healed by Love

QUOTED: Antonio Banderas Says Melanie Griffith Healed by Love

Originally posted 05/20/2010 08:40AM

"The whole family, we have been around her, and it is a good message for people that have that type of problem … There is nothing in the world that cannot be cured by love. That is the most important thing."

• Antonio Banderas, on wife Melanie Griffith's successful battle to overcome an addiction to painkillers, to Ellen DeGeneres, on Thursday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
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Antonio Banderas Is Cool with His 13-Year-Old's Dating

Antonio Banderas Is Cool with His 13-Year-Old Daughter's Dating

Originally posted 05/16/2010 08:30PM

Most dads sweat it out as their daughters approach dating age. Not Antonio Banderas.

"My daughter, at 13 years old, is way more mature than me," the Spanish hunk tells PEOPLE of his and wife Melanie Griffith's youngest child, Stella. Describing the teen as "very selective, she knows exactly what she wants," Banderas, who turns 50 this August, promises "I'm not going to jump [in] unless there is [something] that's going to damage her."

But the loving father also sees the need for Stella to experience both the good and the bad.

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Antonio Banderas: Passion Keeps My Marriage to Melanie Alive | Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith

Antonio Banderas: Passion Keeps My Marriage to Melanie Alive

Originally posted 05/13/2010 01:05PM

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith are a rarity in Hollywood – a couple married for 15 years and still going strong despite divorce rumors and stints in rehab. So, what's their secret?

"There is one virtue that is very underrated and that's passion," Banderas told PEOPLE at the New York launch of his fragrance, The Secret. "If you lose your passion, all these other virtues that are way more important, they just all fall."

The actor, 49, who also displayed his first photography exhibition "Secrets on Black" with pieces auctioned via Charity Buzz to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, says that hard times can make a union stronger.


"We have been in crisis sometimes and we knew that if just waited to cross that tunnel that we were just in, at the end we were going to be stronger," he said. "We believed, very much, in each other and we've been battling with everything that happens in our lives because at the end we knew there was a reward. And the reward in my case was her."

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Melanie Griffith: Antonio Was 'Amazing' During My Health Struggle | Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith

UpdatePosted 04/22/2010 10:50AM

Melanie Griffith: Antonio Was 'Amazing' During My Health Struggle

Originally posted 04/22/2010 10:15AM

Having said she's beaten back the "monster" she calls her 30-year-old substance-abuse problems, an elegant Melanie Griffith looked the picture of health at her husband Antonio Banderas's side for Wednesday's opening of New York's Tribeca Film Festival. It was certainly a cause for many celebrations.

"He did everything," Griffith 52, told PEOPLE about Banderas's help during her struggle. (Last August, Griffith entered rehab for the third time, following stints in 1988 and 2000.) "He has been an amazing man."

"It's tough," Banderas, 49, admitted to PEOPLE, as he and Griffith appeared on the red carpet for the animated feature Shrek Forever After, in which the handsome Spaniard is not seen but heard – as the swashbuckling feline Puss in Boots.

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Melanie Griffith No Longer Feeding the 'Monster' of Addiction | Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith No Longer Feeding the 'Monster' of Addiction

Originally posted 04/21/2010 06:30AM

After battling substance-abuse problems on and off for more than 30 years, Melanie Griffith says the "monster" has been contained.

"Addiction's a tough enemy to defeat," the Oscar-nominated actress tells Spain's ¡Hola! magazine in a new interview. "I think of it as a monster. If I feed it, it will always want more and more, so now I'm letting it starve to death in a corner. But it's always there."

Last August, the actress, 52, entered rehab for a third time, following stints in 1988 and 2000. She tells the magazine she became addicted to painkillers following a skiing accident.

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