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João Bénard da Costa (1935–2009)

João Bénard da Costa was born on February 7, 1935 in Lisbon, Portugal as João Pedro Bénard da Costa. He is known for his work on To Each His Own Cinema (2007), Rencontre unique (2007) and Treasure Island (1985). He was married to Ana Maria Toscano. He died on May 21, 2009 in Lisbon. See full bio »


(age 74) in Lisbon, Portugal

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To Each His Own Cinema Pope John XXIII (segment "Rencontre unique")
Rencontre unique Le Pape Jean XXIII
Treasure Island Miscellaneous Crew
City of Pirates The father


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 2009 A Colecção Invisível (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2009 Alfama (Short) (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2008 A Verdade Inventada (Short)
Produtor (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2007 Rencontre unique (Short)
Le Pape Jean XXIII (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Pope John XXIII (segment "Rencontre unique") (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2005 Magic Mirror
Bahia (Alfreda's husband) (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2002 The Uncertainty Principle
Mr. Ferreira (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2001 Porto of My Childhood
A man (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2001 Frágil Como o Mundo
Avô (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2000 Word and Utopia
Pope Clemente X (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2000 Love Torn in a Dream
Le représentant du gouvernement (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2000 Cinemaamor (Short)
Doctor (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1995 The Convent
Baltazar (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1994 A Caixa
Blind Man 2 (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1992 Aqui D'El Rei! (TV Movie)
Medico (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1991 Alex
Bárbara's Lover (as João Pedro Bénard)
 1990 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar
Baron of Alvito (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1987 O Desejado
Salvador (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1985 The Satin Slipper
Courtisans (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1984 Vanishing Point (as João B. da Costa)
 1983 City of Pirates
The father (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1981 The Territory
Wanderer #2 (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1981 Francisca (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1980 Oxalá
Artur (as João Pedro Bénard da Costa)
 1978 Ill-Fated Love (TV Mini-Series)
Capitão do barco
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Capitão do barco (as Duarte de Almeida)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Capitão do barco (as Duarte de Almeida)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Capitão do barco (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1972 Past and Present
Honório (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1956 Lisbon
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Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Alternate Names:

João Pedro Bénard | João Benard Da Costa | João B. da Costa | João Pedro Bénard da Costa | Duarte de Almeida

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