Melanie Griffith praises 'ruggedly handsome' ex-husband Antonia Banderas on his birthday: 'I will always love you'

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Melanie Griffith Calls Ex Antonio Banderas 'Ruggedly Handsome' After Cuddling Up Together

Friendliest exes ever! Melanie Griffith has nothing but kind words for her former love, Antonio Banderas. The 56-year-old hottie celebrated his birthday on Wednesday with a sweet message from his ex-wife.

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"Happy Birthday to my ruggedly handsome ex husband @antoniobanderasoficial I will always love you," Griffith captioned a throwback red carpet pic with her man.

The exes finalized their divorce last December after almost 20 years of marriage. They share daughter Stella.

Per their divorce agreement, Banderas pays $65,000 a month in spousal support, and the couple split up their revenue from hit films based off their post-nuptial agreement.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 18: Actors Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas attend the 'Black Nativity' premiere at The Apollo Theater on November 18, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 18: (L-R) Actor Antonio Banderas and actress Melanie Griffith attend the after party for the 'Black Nativity' premiere at The Red Rooster on November 18, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 17: Actors Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith are seen on the grid before the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 17, 2013 in Austin, United States. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
MARBELLA, SPAIN - AUGUST 10: Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith attend the 4rd annual Starlite Charity Gala on August 10, 2013 in Marbella, Spain. (Photo by Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images)
MALAGA, SPAIN - MARCH 26: Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith attend procession during the Holy Week on March 26, 2013 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20: Actors Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith attend Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Gala Noche de Ninos honoring The Walt Disney Company, Heidi Klum and Pau Gasol at L.A. Live Event Deck on October 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
MARBELLA, SPAIN - AUGUST 04: Actors Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas attend the 3rd annual Starlite Charity Gala on August 4, 2012 in Marbella, Spain. (Photo by Daniel Perez Garcia-Santos/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 19: Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas arrives to Goya Cinema Awards 2012 ceremony, at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos on February 19, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Actor Antonio Banderas and actress Melanie Griffith arrive at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Haywire' at Directors Guild Of America on January 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actors Antonio Banderas adn Melanie Griffith arrive at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
ASPEN, CO - DECEMBER 30: Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas attend the Ajax Cup co-sponsored by Aspen Peak magazine at Silver Circle Ice Rink on December 30, 2011 in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/WireImage)
SANTA MONICA, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas attend the 2011 NCR ALMA Awards at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on September 10, 2011 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11: Actor Antonio Banderas and actress Melanie Griffith arrive at 'The Skin I Live In' Premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre on September 11, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Clinton Gilders/FilmMagic)
MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: (EXCLUSIVE and Premium Rates Apply) (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas backstage at Univisions 8th Annual Premios Juventud Awards at Bank United Center on July 21, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/WireImage)
CANNES-May 11: Actress Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas attend the 'Midnight In Paris' Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival May 11, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 11: Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas attend the Opening Ceremony and 'Midnight In Paris' Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 11, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
MALAGA, SPAIN - APRIL 26: (SPAIN, FRANCE, GERMANY AND ENGLAND OUT) Actors Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith pose for photos at Hotel Larios on Aprilç 26, 2011 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by Contacto/LatinContent/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Melanie Griffith (L) and Antonio Banderas arrive at the Primary Wave Music Pre Grammy Party at SLS Hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/WireImage)
Photo © 2010 Astufoto/The Grosby Group NO EUROPE / *USA ONLY* Marbella, Aug 10 2010 ANTONIO BANDERAS and MELANIE GRIFFITH celebrating Antonio's 50th birthday with daughter Stella del Carmen, mother Ana Banderas and his brother Javier at a local restaurant in Marbella, Spain. PGta68 (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
MARBELLA, SPAIN - AUGUST 07: Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and American actress melanie Griffith attends Starlite gala at Padierna Hotel on August 7, 2010 in Marbella, Spain. (Photo by Handout/Starlite Gala Organizers)
NEW YORK - JUNE 13: Actors Melanie Griffith (L) and husband Antonio Banderas attend the 64th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 13, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/FilmMagic)
Actors Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas arrive at the premiere of 'Shrek Forever After' held at Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Griffith was previously married to Miami Vice star Don Johnson twice (in 1976 for six months and again from 1989-1996), and to Steve Bauer (1982-1987). Before being married to Griffith, Banderas was married to actress Ana Leza from 1987-1996.

Despite her continued public affection for Banderas, Griffith seems to be enjoying the single life, rocking a sheer dress on the red carpet in late July and showing off her bikini body in Mexico this past spring.

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