Stella Banderas is known as the daughter of Antonio Banderas and
Melanie Griffith. She has Spanish extraction from her father's side and
Norwegian, Swedish, German and English from her mother. As a young
child, Stella appeared with her mother in the film “Crazy in
Alabama” (1999), which was directed by her father.
Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith
Childhood and Family:
Stella Banderas was born Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith on
September 24, 1996, in Marbella, Spain. She is the daughter of Spanish
film actor, film director, film producer and singer Antonio
Banderas (born August 10, 1960) and American actress Melanie Griffith
(born August 9, 1957). She has two older half siblings, Alexander Bauer
(born 1985) and Dakota Johnson (born 1989), from her mother's previous
marriages. Her maternal grandmother is actress and former model Tippi
Hedren and her aunt is actress Tracy Griffith.
Crazy in Alabama
When she was three, Stella Banderas appeared as Marilyn in “Crazy
in Alabama” (1999), the feature directorial debut of her father
Antonio Banderas. Starring her mother Melanie Griffith as an abused
wife who moved to California to become a movie star while her nephew
back in Alabama has to cope with a racially-motivated murder involving
a crooked sheriff, the comedy/drama performed poorly at the box office.
After her debut appearance, Stella has not appeared in any films or
television shows and has primarily kept out of the spotlight throughout