Birth Place Matching "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

2. Rodrigo Santoro

Actor | 300

One of Brazil's most famous actors, Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro was born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Maria José Junqueira dos Reis, an artist, and Francesco Santoro, an engineer. His father is Italian, while his mother, who is Brazilian, has Portuguese ancestry.

Santoro is known...

3. Perla Haney-Jardine

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Perla Haney-Jardine was born on July 17, 1997 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Steve Jobs (2015) and Spider-Man 3 (2007).

4. Bruno Campos

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Bruno is the son of an international banker, Paulo, and an actress, Thania. Although born in Rio de Janeiro, he grew up Brazil, Toronto, Bahrain, and Houston. He has three sisters - Mara, age 33 (in 1999); Adriana, age 32; and Mariana, age 21. At age 14, he attended Michigan's Interlochen Arts ...

5. Jennifer O'Neill

Actress | Scanners

Jennifer O'Neill was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on February 20, 1948. Her father Oscar (who died 2009 at age 91) was of Irish-Spanish descent and her mother Irene ("Rene") was English. Whereas Elvis Presley was riding high on the fame of his hit record, "Blue Suede Shoes", in 1956, in 1957--...

6. Bianca Comparato

Actress | 3%

Bianca Mendes Comparato (born November 19, 1985) is a Brazilian actress. She is known for starring in critically acclaimed productions such as Como Esquecer in 2010, as well as A Menina sem Qualidades and Somos tao Jovens, both in 2013, the latter for which she won the Grande Prêmio do Cinema ...

7. José Padilha

Producer | Tropa de Elite

He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the ...

8. Davi Santos

Actor | Tell Me a Story

Davi Santos was born on February 1, 1990 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and writer, known for Tell Me a Story (2018), Law & Order True Crime (2017) and Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015).

9. Michele Nordin

Actress | Believe in Me

Michele Nordin was born on October 2, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Believe in Me (2006).

10. Daniel Benzali

Actor | A View to a Kill

Daniel Benzali is an internationally renowned actor who has astonished and delighted audiences worldwide for over 30 years with his powerful performances in a wide range of film, television and theatre roles. Mr. Benzali received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as ...

11. Fernanda Montenegro

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 ...

12. Walter Salles

Director | Central do Brasil

Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Walther Moreira Salles Jr. He is a director and producer, known for Central Station (1998), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) and Foreign Land (1995). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child.

13. Deborah Secco

Actress | Bruna Surfistinha

Deborah Secco was born on November 26, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Deborah Fialho Secco. She is an actress and producer, known for Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011), Good Luck (2014) and America (2005). She has been married to Hugo Moura since 2015. They have one ...

14. Jossara Jinaro

Actress | Go for It!

Jossara Jinaro, described in the Latin media as the "strong, smart, and sexy ultimate woman," was the love child of two Maoists in South America. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and when her Mother married a Colombian diplomat she moved to Colombia. As a little girl she loved to watch movies...

15. Juliana Paes

Actress | Caminho das Índias

Juliana Paes was born on March 26, 1979 in Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Juliana Couto Paes. She is an actress, known for India: A Love Story (2009), Edge of Desire (2017) and Pé na Jaca (2006). She has been married to Carlos Eduardo Baptista since September 9, 2008. They have two ...

16. Giovanna Antonelli

Actress | O Clone

Giovanna Antonelli was born on March 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Giovanna Antonelli Prado. She is an actress and producer, known for The Clone (2001), Overwhelming Women (2002) and Seize the Day (2009). She was previously married to Roberto Locascio and Ricardo Medina.

17. Alexandre Rodrigues

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Alexandre Rodrigues was born on May 21, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), Paradise City (2009) and Junkyard Paradise.

18. Carlos Saldanha

Director | Rio

Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Rio (2011), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005).

Saldanha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He left his hometown in 1991 to ...

19. Murilo Benício

Director | O Beijo no Asfalto

Murilo Benício was born on July 13, 1972 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Murilo Benício Ribeiro. He is an actor and director, known for O Beijo no Asfalto (2018), Brazil Avenue (2012) and The Clone (2001). He has been married to Débora Falabella since October 1, 2012. He was previously ...

20. Bruna Marquezine

Actress | Mulheres Apaixonadas

Bruna Marquezine was born on August 4, 1995 in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Bruna Reis Maia Marquezine. She is an actress, known for Women in Love (2003), America (2005) and Helena's Shadow (2014).

21. Leandro Firmino

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Leandro Firmino was born on June 23, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), Trash (2014) and Rio em Furia.

22. Janessa Brazil

Actress | Girls Gone Dead

Janessa Brazil was born on February 11, 1986 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Girls Gone Dead (2012).

23. Vinicius Machado

Actor | Power

Vinicius Machado, named one of the fastest rising Latino talent on television today, was a soccer player and a capoeira dancer until his sophomore year in high school, when he joined his elective drama class; he is now an internationally known actor and producer for his documentary special on ...

24. Marina Ruy Barbosa

Actress | Totalmente Demais

Marina Ruy Barbosa was born on June 30, 1995 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marina Souza Ruy Barbosa. She is an actress, known for Total Dreamer (2015), Empire (2014) and Seven Sins (2007). She has been married to Alexandre Negrão since October 7, 2017.

25. Seu Jorge

Soundtrack | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Seu Jorge was born on June 8, 1970 in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Jorge Mário da Silva. He is known for his work on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010) and City of God (2002).

26. Vinícius de Oliveira

Actor | Central do Brasil

Vinícius de Oliveira was born on July 18, 1985 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Vinícius Campos de Oliveira. He is known for his work on Central Station (1998), Linha de Passe (2008) and The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (2010).

27. Cleo

Actress | América

Cleo Pires had her television debut at the age of eleven in a role in "Memorial de Maria Moura" (1994) (Maria Moura's Memorial). In the miniseries, she portrayed the protagonist Maria Moura as a child. The character in adulthood was played by her mother, Gloria Pires. Nine years later, she met ...

28. Véra Clouzot

Actress | Les diaboliques

Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, was a Brazilian-French actress.

In 1941, Véra met French actor Léo Lapara, a member of the theater company of Louis Jouvet, who toured in Brazil during World War II. Vera married the actor, taking part in the company's South American tour that...

29. Douglas Silva

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Douglas Silva was born in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and producer, known for City of God (2002), Blindness (2008) and City of Men (2002). He has been married to Carolina Brito Samarão since November 2008.

30. Felipe Braga

Writer | Marighella

Recently selected by Variety as one of Latin America's New Emerging Talents behind the screen, screenwriter and director Felipe Braga is the creator of Netflix's most recent show in Brazil, Samantha!, and creative supervisor of the upcoming series Sintonia, also for Netflix. Felipe has written HBO ...

31. Michelle Batista

Actress | O Negócio

Michelle Batista was born on April 26, 1986 in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Michelle Batista da Silva. She is an actress, known for The Business (2013), High School Musical: O Desafio (2010) and Dores & Amores (2010).

32. André Mattos

Actor | Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro

André Mattos, is one of Brazil's most beloved actors of theater, television and film. Recently nominated " once again" for best actor in a supporting role for " 492" in Rio International Film Festival 2017. Mattos was destined for the stage having been born to Emílio and Zélia de Mattos, theater ...

33. Norma Bengell

Actress | Terrore nello spazio

Norma Bengell was born on February 21, 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Norma Almeida Pinto Guimarães d'Area Bengell. She was an actress and director, known for Planet of the Vampires (1965), Eternamente Pagu (1987) and Sea of Roses (1978). She was married to Gabriele Tinti. She died on October 9,...

34. 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), Brega & Chique (1987) and Better Days Ahead (1989). She was married to Bruno Faria, Nelson Motta, Paulo Villaça, Agildo Ribeiro and Paulo ...

35. 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 ...

36. Mina Olivera

Actress | Dark Amazon

An award-winning actress and writer, Mina Olivera has always been a citizen of the world. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Mina often traveled with her mother on United Nations business, spending years in Switzerland and El Salvador as a child and teenager, respectively.

As the daughter of a U.N. human ...

37. Tatá Werneck

Actress | Amor à Vida

Tatá Werneck was born on August 11, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Talita Werneck Arguelhes. She is an actress and writer, known for Trail of Lies (2013), Comédia MTV (2010) and Burning Hearts (2016).

38. Bruno Barreto

Director | Flores Raras

Bruno Barreto was born on March 16, 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Bruno Villela Barreto Borges. He is a director and producer, known for Reaching for the Moon (2013), Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) and Four Days in September (1997). He was previously married to Amy Irving.

39. Jonathan Haagensen

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Jonathan Haagensen was born on February 23, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), O Diabo a Quatro (2004) and City of Men (2007).

40. 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....

41. Michel Gomes

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Michel Gomes was born on February 4, 1989 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), 3% (2016) and Last Stop 174 (2008).

42. João Carlos Barroso

Actor | Pecado Capital

João Carlos Barroso was born on February 28, 1950 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as João Carlos de Albuquerque Melo Barroso. He was an actor, known for Capital Sin (1975), Big Family (2001) and O Pistoleiro (1976). He was married to Sheila Dorfman. He died on August 12, 2019 in Rio de ...

43. Sérgio Chapelin

Producer | Jornal Nacional

Sérgio Chapelin was born on May 12, 1941 in Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Sérgio Vieira Chapelin. He is an actor and producer, known for Jornal Nacional (1969), Uma Canção Brasileira (1986) and Samba of the Creation of the World (1978).

44. 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 Port of Miracles (2001).

45. Luiz Fernando Carvalho

Director | Lavoura Arcaica

Carvalho studied Architecture and Literature. For cinema, still very young, in 1984, wrote and directed the short film "A Espera", based on "A Lover's Discourse: Fragments ", by Roland Barthes, which won the best film, actress and photography awards [Concha de Oro] at the 34th Festival de San ...

46. Zezé Motta

Actress | Xica da Silva

Zezé Motta was born on June 27, 1944 in Campos dos Goitacases, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Maria José Motta de Oliveira. She is an actress, known for Xica da Silva (1976), Tudo Bem (1978) and Corpo a Corpo (1984).

47. Daniel Dantas

Actor | Paraíso Tropical

Daniel Dantas was born on June 28, 1954 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Daniel Tunes Dantas. He is an actor, known for Tropical Paradise (2007), Treason (1998) and Novo Mundo (2017). He is married to Cristina Amadeo. He was previously married to Zezé Polessa.

48. Diogo Sales

Actor | Game of Thrones

Diogo de Brito Sales, known professionally as Diogo Sales, is a Brazilian actor best known for his role as a Dothraki in season 6 of "Game of Thrones" on HBO, for his stage performances in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" at the Barbican and at The Complete Works Royal Shakespeare Company Festival, ...

49. Carolina Dieckmann

Actress | Laços de Família

Carolina Dieckmann was born on September 16, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Family Ties (2000), Snakes & Lizards (2006) and Her Own Destiny (2004). She has been married to Tiago Worcman since May 6, 2007. They have one child. She was previously ...

50. Guga Coelho

Writer | Ódiquê?

Guga Coelho was born on October 12, 1975 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Gustavo Coelho Moretzsohn. He is an actor and writer, known for What's Up? (2004), The Taste of Passion (2002) and Sunshine (2007).


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