Antonio Banderas Named 'Zorro' By Obama's Secret Service

12/12/2011 08:43 am ET | Updated Feb 11, 2012

Time and time again, we've seen that the White House knows its fair share of pop culture.

During President Barack Obama's Los Angeles fundraiser, which included a Latino gala at Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith's estate, the Secret Service gave the celebrity couple code names.

While promoting his animated hit, "Puss in Boots," Banderas told talk show host Graham Norton that he was nicknamed "Zorro," in reference to his 1998 role in "The Mask of Zorro."

Though it wouldn't take a criminal mastermind to crack the code, Banderas said, "It could have been worse. I could have been Puss."

Touche, Antonio, touche.

"Puss in Boots" was a smash hit at the box office, earning 34 million its opening weekend.

For more, click over to The Hollywood Reporter.

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