the best actress and actors of Brazilby quietgiant2 | created - 26 Feb 2013 | updated - 15 Oct 2017 | Public
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Actress | Floradas na Serra
Cacilda Becker was born on April 6, 1921 in Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil as Cacilda Becker Yáconis. She was an actress, known for Floradas na Serra (1954), Luz dos Meus Olhos (1947) and Teatro Cacilda Becker (1953). She was married to Walmor Chagas and Tito Lívio Fleury Martins. She died on June...
Actress | Baila Comigo
Lilian Lemmertz was born on June 15, 1937 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She was an actress, known for Baila Comigo (1981), Love Lesson (1975) and Time and the Wind (1985). She was married to Lineu Dias. She died on June 5, 1986 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Actress | Torre de Babel
Cleyde Yáconis was born on November 14, 1923 in Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil as Cleyde Becker Yáconis. She was an actress, known for Torre de Babel (1998), Os inocentes (1974) and Paper Wedding Anniversary (2008). She was married to Stênio Garcia. She died on April 15, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, ...
6. Marília Pêra
Actress | Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco
Marília Pêra was born on January 22, 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marília Soares Pêra. She was an actress, known for Pixote (1981), Central Station (1998) and Better Days Ahead (1989). She was married to Bruno Faria, Nelson Motta, Paulo Villaça, Agildo Ribeiro and Paulo Graça ...
7. Glória Pires
Actress | É Proibido Fumar
Glória Pires was born on August 23, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Glória Maria Cláudia Pires. She is known for her work on Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2009), Irrational Heart (2011) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They have three ...
Actress | Central do Brasil
Arlette Pinheiro Esteves da Silva was born on 16th October 1929 in Rio de Janeiro. She adopted the name "Fernanda" because she thought it sounded good. "Montenegro" came after her family doctor.
In late 40s she was translating and adapting famous theater plays to radio. She begun her artistic life ...
9. Lília Cabral
Actress | Divã
Lília Cabral was born on July 13, 1957 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Lília Cabral Bertolli. She is an actress, known for In Therapy (2009), Pages of Life (2006) and Empire (2014). She has been married to Iwan Figueiredo since 1994. They have one child. She was previously married to João ...
10. Eva Wilma
Actress | Mulheres de Areia
Eva Wilma has a daughter and a son with John Herbert: Vivien (b. 1956) and John Herbert Junior (b. 1958). Vivien is a cinema director and John Herbert Junior is a musician. Eva's father was Otto and her mother was Luiza. She has five grandchildren: Miguel, born in 1986, and Mateus, born in 1990, (...
11. Betty Faria
Actress | Tieta
She has a son named João (1975) with Daniel Filho. She has 4 grandchildren: Giulia (Alexandra's daughter), twins Valentina and João Paulo and Antônio (João children's). Her father's name is Marçal and he was a army officer. Her mother's name is Elza and she's a housewife. Betty is an only child. ...
13. Susana Vieira
Actress | Senhora do Destino
Daughter of Maria da Conceição Vieira and army officer, Marius Gonçalves. Her stepmother is Elizette. She has two younger sisters: Suzana Goncalves and Sandra Vieira and two brothers named Sérgio Ricardo Gonçalves and Sérvulo Augusto Gonçalves. She has an only son named Rodrigo with Regis Cardoso. ...
16. Marieta Severo
Actress | A Grande Família
Marieta Severo was born on November 2, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marieta Severo da Costa. She is an actress and writer, known for Big Family (2001), Owner of the Story (2004) and O Corpo (1991). She was previously married to Chico Buarque and Carlos Vergara.
18. Adriana Esteves
Actress | Avenida Brasil
Adriana Esteves was born on December 15, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Adriana Esteves Agostinho. She is an actress, known for Brazil Avenue (2012), Kubanacan (2003) and Torre de Babel (1998). She has been married to Vladimir Brichta since February 11, 2006. They have one child....
20. Natália do Vale
Actress | Os Dias Eram Assim
Natália do Vale was born on March 6, 1951 in Floriano, Piauí, Brazil as Maria Natália Ferreira do Vale. She is an actress, known for Dark Days (2017), Pages of Life (2006) and The Next Victim (1995). She was previously married to Vasco Dias and Paulo Ubiratan.
22. Ruth de Souza
Actress | Filhas do Vento
Ruth de Souza was born on May 12, 1921 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Ruth Pinto de Souza. She was an actress, known for Filhas do Vento (2004), Primavera (2018) and Pureza Proibida (1974). She died on July 28, 2019 in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.
23. Júlia Lemmertz
Actress | Do Começo ao Fim
Júlia Lemmertz was born on March 18, 1963 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Júlia Lemmertz Dias. She is an actress and producer, known for From Beginning to End (2009), My Name Ain't Johnny (2008) and The Color of Destiny (1987). She has been married to Alexandre Borges since 1993. They...
25. Vanessa Giácomo
Actress | Cabocla
Vanessa Giacomo is one of the most talented and famous Brazilian film and television actress. Giacomo made her television debut in the soap opera "Cabocla" in 2004 at the age of 20, where she met and fell in love with the actor Daniel de Oliveira. They started dating after the soap ended. They have...
26. Sérgio Cardoso
Actor | A Cabana do Pai Tomás
Sérgio Cardoso was born on March 23, 1925 in Belém, Pará, Brazil. He was an actor and director, known for A Cabana do Pai Tomás (1969), O Cara Suja (1965) and Antônio Maria (1968). He was married to Nydia Lícia. He died on August 18, 1972 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Actor | O Homem Dos Papagaios
Procópio Ferreira was born on July 8, 1898 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as José Alvaro de Jesus Quental Ferreira. He was an actor and writer, known for O Homem Dos Papagaios (1953), Berlim na Batucada (1944) and Cousas Nossas (1931). He was married to Hamilta Rodrigues, Norma Geraldy ...
28. Jardel Filho
Actor | Assim na Terra Como no Céu
Jardel Filho was born on July 24, 1928 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Jardel Frederico Bôscoli. He was an actor, known for Assim na Terra Como no Céu (1970), Macunaima (1969) and Coração Alado (1980). He was married to Beth, Márcia de Windsor, Myriam Pérsia and ...
30. Dionísio Azevedo
Director | TV de Vanguarda
Dionísio Azevedo was born on April 4, 1922 in Conceição da Aparecida, Minas Gerais, Brazil as Toufik Jacob. He was a director and actor, known for TV de Vanguarda (1952), A Moça que Veio de Longe (1964) and O Tempo e o Vento (1967). He was married to Flora Geny. He died on December 11, 1994 ...
32. Walmor Chagas
Actor | São Paulo, Sociedade Anônima
Walmor Chagas was born on August 28, 1930 in Alegrete, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He was an actor and producer, known for São Paulo, Sociedade Anônima (1965), Asa Branca: Um Sonho Brasileiro (1980) and Beloved Country Brazil (1984). He was married to Cacilda Becker. He died on January ...
33. José Wilker
Actor | Senhora do Destino
José Wilker de Almeida was born on 20th August 1947 in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil. He worked as a speaker in a radio there but he later moved to Recife where he started worked in the theatre as a member of "Movimento de Cultura Popular (MPC)". The group not only brought culture to people but also ...
34. Othon Bastos
Actor | Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol
Othon Bastos was born on May 23, 1933 in Tucano, Bahia, Brazil as Othon José de Almeida Bastos. He is known for his work on Black God, White Devil (1964), São Bernardo (1972) and Brainstorm (2000). He has been married to Martha Overbeck since 1960. They have one child.
35. Leonardo Villar
Actor | A Hora e Vez de Augusto Matraga
One of the most respected Brazilian thespians of all time, Leonardo Villar has a distinguished career in theatre, cinema and television. He was born on 25 July, 1924 in Piracicaba, São Paulo. His career initiated in the 1950's with several works in theatre and one special series for TV. But it was ...
38. Antônio Fagundes
Actor | Duas Caras
Antônio Fagundes was born on April 18, 1949 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Antônio da Silva Fagundes Filho. He is an actor and producer, known for Two Faces (2007), O Dono do Mundo (1991) and A Viagem (1994). He was previously married to Mara Carvalho and Clarisse Abujamra.
39. Stênio Garcia
Actor | Eu Tu Eles
Stênio Garcia was born on April 28, 1933 in Mimoso do Sul, Espírito Santo, Brazil as Stênio Garcia Faro. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Me You Them (2000), O Dono do Mundo (1991) and A Muralha (1968). He has been married to Marilene Saade since May 9, 2009. He was previously ...
40. Wagner Moura
Actor | Tropa de Elite
Moura was born in Salvador, a city located in Northeast Region of Brazil, but grew up in the small town of Rodelas, Bahia. His mother, Alderiva, was a housewife, and his father, José Moura, was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to Salvador, Bahia.
Actor | Cidade de Deus
Matheus Nachtergaele was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1969. He is one of the best young Brazilian actor at the moment. He showed his talent in many beautiful roles, both in cinema and television. For the TV he workes in the TV series "Hilda Furacao" in the role of the transexual Cintura Fina, in ...
42. Eduardo Moscovis
Actor | O Cravo e a Rosa
Eduardo Moscovis was born on June 8, 1968 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Carlos Eduardo de Andrade. He is an actor, known for The Thorn and the Rose (2000), Capital Sin (1998) and Crazy About Them (2012). He has been married to Cynthia Howlett since March 10, 2007. They have two ...
43. Paulo Vilhena
Actor | Agora é Que São Elas
Paulo Vilhena was born on January 3, 1979 in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil as Paulo Eduardo Oliveira de Vilhena Moraes. He is an actor and director, known for Agora é Que São Elas (2003), Just Like Our Parents (2017) and Sheep's Clothing (2013). He was previously married to Thaila Ayala.
44. Cauã Reymond
Actor | Avenida Brasil
The Rio de Janeiro-born Cauã Reymond is one of the most renowned names of the new generation of Brazilian actors. Since his debut in 2002, he has interpreted more than 30 roles in feature films and television. In his decade-long career, the young actor gained recognition not only for the quality of...
45. Mateus Solano
Actor | Amor à Vida
Mateus Solano was born on March 20, 1981 in Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil as Mateus Solano Schenker Carneiro da Cunha. He is an actor, known for Trail of Lies (2013), Seize the Day (2009) and Vida de Balconista (2009). He is married to Paula Braun. They have two children.
47. Roberto Bonfim
Actor | Cabocla
Tocaia Grande O Viajante
Actor | Insensato Coração
Gabriel Braga Nunes was born on February 7, 1972 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. He is an actor, known for Irrational Heart (2011), Alemão: Both Sides of the Operation (2014) and Ways of the Heart (2007). He has been married to Isabel Nascimento since April 6, 2014. They have one child.
50. Thiago Fragoso
Actor | O Profeta
Thiago Fragoso was born on November 1, 1981 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Thiago Neves Fragoso. He is an actor, known for The Prophet (2006), Side by Side (2012) and Trail of Lies (2013). He has been married to Mariana Vaz since March 13, 2005. They have one child.