Atores & Atrizes Brasileiros

by rsalva | created - 29 Aug 2012 | updated - 22 Jan 2013 | Public

1. 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.

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2. Selton Mello

Actor | O Mecanismo

Selton Mello is a Brazilian actor, director, and screenwriter.

Beginning his career in television during childhood, Mello is today one of Brazil's most prominent and critically acclaimed artists - with an extensive body of work in theater, cinema, and other creative fronts.

Mello played leading roles...

3. Fernanda Torres

Actress | Os Normais

Fernanda Torres was born on September 14, 1965 in Guaçuí, Espírito Santo, Brazil as Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres. She is an actress and writer, known for Normal People (2001), Com Licença, Eu Vou à Luta (1986) and Gêmeas (1999). She has been married to Andrucha Waddington ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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...

6. Alice Braga

Actress | I Am Legend

Alice Braga Moraes born April 15, 1983 is a Brazilian actress. She has appeared in several Brazilian films, most notably as Angélica in 2002's highly acclaimed City of God and as Karina in 2005's Lower City. She came to international prominence after appearing opposite Will Smith in I Am Legend (...

7. 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 ...

8. Fernando Alves Pinto

Actor | Para Minha Amada Morta

Fernando Alves Pinto was born on May 6, 1969 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Fernando Vicente de Azevedo Alves Pinto. He is an actor and composer, known for To My Beloved (2015), Foreign Land (1995) and Our Home (2010). He has been married to Letícia Sabatella since December 16, 2013.

9. Tainá Müller

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

Tainá Müller was born on June 1, 1982 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010), Cão Sem Dono (2007) and As Mães de Chico Xavier (2011).

10. Caio Blat

Actor | Carandiru

Caio Blat is certainly the most talented young actor in Brazil. His successful career began at age 9, in TV-commercials and guest appearances in educational shows in public broadcast. In 1994, his debut as Young Carlos in the series "Éramos Seis" was well received by the public and critics, but ...

11. Maria Flor

Actress | Cabocla

Maria Flor Leite Calaça (born August 31, 1983), usually known as Maria Flor, is a Brazilian actress.

She was discovered in 2002, and her first role was in the film O Diabo a Quatro, filmed in the same year, and released nationwide in Brazil in 2005. It was also her first role as a protagonist in a ...

12. 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 ...

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. Lázaro Ramos

Actor | Cobras & Lagartos

Lázaro Ramos was born on November 1, 1978 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil as Luiz Lázaro Sacramento Ramos. He is an actor and writer, known for Snakes & Lizards (2006), Madame Satã (2002) and The Man Who Copied (2003). He has been married to Taís Araújo since June 9, 2011. They have two ...

15. Milhem Cortaz

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Milhem Cortaz begin his career studying with the Brazilian director Antunes Filho. He wen to the Piccollo Teatro de Milano, in Italy where he spent three years studying Comedy Dellart and other techniques. Back to Brazil, he started doing some films. One of his first films was "Olhos de Vampa" and ...

16. Leandra Leal

Actress | Cheias de Charme

Leandra Leal's career is what you can consider a mathematic phenomenon by the sheer number of works accomplished in such a short amount of time. At 33 years old and with a career that spans 32 years (she first stepped onto a stage in the arms of her mother, the actress Angela Leal, in the role of a...

17. Luana Piovani

Actress | Zuzu Angel

Luana Piovani was born on August 29, 1976 in Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil as Luana Elídia Afonso Piovani. She is an actress and producer, known for Zuzu Angel (2006), The Invisible Woman (2009) and The Man Who Copied (2003). She has been married to Pedro Scooby since July 26, 2013. They have ...

18. Cláudia Abreu

Actress | Cheias de Charme

Cláudia Abreu was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 12th 1970. Her parents, Regina Abreu and Helcio Varella, divorced when she was only 4 months old. When she was 10, she began acting in the Tablado theater. She began acting in soap operas when she was 16, after she was invited to act in ...

19. Maria Manoella

Actress | A Mulher Invisível

Maria Manoella was born on June 8, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for The Invisible Woman (2009), A Divisão (2019) and Thirteen Days Away from the Sun (2017).

20. Andrea Beltrão

Actress | Tapas & Beijos

Andréa became a famous actress in the middle of the 80's playing a part in a TV Series for youngsters called "Armação Ilimitada", which became a great success in Brazilian TV. Then she started to play in Brazilian "novelas" (soap operas). Began her career in the Maria Clara Machado's play group ...

21. Leandra Leal

Actress | Cheias de Charme

Leandra Leal's career is what you can consider a mathematic phenomenon by the sheer number of works accomplished in such a short amount of time. At 33 years old and with a career that spans 32 years (she first stepped onto a stage in the arms of her mother, the actress Angela Leal, in the role of a...

22. 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...

23. Mariana Ximenes

Actress | O Invasor

Mariana Ximenes was born on April 26, 1981 in São Paulo, SP, Brazil as Mariana Ximenes do Prado Nuzzi. She is an actress and producer, known for The Trespasser (2001), The Machine (2005) and Passione (2010).

24. Camila Pitanga

Actress | Paraíso Tropical

Camila Pitanga was born on June 12, 1977 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Camila Manhães Sampaio. She is an actress, known for Tropical Paradise (2007), I'd Receive the Worst News from Your Beautiful Lips (2011) and Old River (2016). She was previously married to Claudio Amaral Peixoto.

25. Maria Manoella

Actress | A Mulher Invisível

Maria Manoella was born on June 8, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for The Invisible Woman (2009), A Divisão (2019) and Thirteen Days Away from the Sun (2017).

26. Fernanda de Freitas

Actress | Tropa de Elite

Fernanda de Freitas was born on February 25, 1980 in São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil as Fernanda de Freitas Sahdo. She is an actress, known for Elite Squad (2007), Malu de Bicicleta (2010) and S.O.S. Emergência (2010).

27. 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).

28. Otávio Müller

Actor | Um Homem Só

Otávio Müller was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Otávio Müller de Sá. He is an actor and writer, known for Alone Man (2016), Alemão: Both Sides of the Operation (2014) and O Gorila (2012). He is married to Adriana Junqueira. They have two children. He was previously married to Preta Gil.

29. Débora Falabella

Actress | O Clone

Débora Falabella was born on February 22, 1979 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil as Débora Lima Falabella. She is known for her work on The Clone (2001), Brazil Avenue (2012) and Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003). She has been married to Murilo Benício since October 1, 2012. She was previously ...

30. Paolla Oliveira

Actress | A Força do Querer

Paolla Oliveira was born on April 14, 1982 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Caroline Paola Oliveira da Silva. She is an actress, known for Edge of Desire (2017), Belíssima (2005) and The Prophet (2006).



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