Here are 5 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1908:
Henricão (January 11, 1908 Itapira-June 11, 1984 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Henrique Filipe or Henrique Felipe da Costa was a Brazilian actor, singer and songwriter.
He began his career as a musician and toured throughout Brazil with his band "Henricão and His Golden Boys". Eventually, he transitioned into acting and became a well-known figure in Brazilian cinema, appearing in over 50 films during his career. He was also a prolific songwriter, writing many popular songs including "Não Vá Embora" and "Carinhoso". In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Henricão was also a political activist and fought for workers' rights in Brazil.
Solano Trindade (July 24, 1908 Recife-February 19, 1974 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor.
In addition to being an actor, Solano Trindade was also a poet, writer, and cultural activist. He was an important figure in the Afro-Brazilian cultural and political movement, advocating for and celebrating the contributions of Afro-Brazilians to Brazilian culture. Trindade founded the Afro-Brazilian theater group Teatro Popular Brasileiro, which staged productions that addressed social justice issues and marginalized communities. Trindade's poetry and plays often highlighted the experiences of Afro-Brazilians and called for an end to racial discrimination. His legacy continues to inspire artists and activists in Brazil and beyond.
Zbigniew Ziembinski (March 7, 1908 Wieliczka-October 18, 1978 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Zbigniew Marian Ziembinski, Ziembinski, Ziembinsky or Zimba was a Brazilian teacher, film director, actor, theatre director, painter and photographer.
Born in Poland, Zbigniew Ziembinski moved to Brazil in 1941 and quickly became a prominent figure in the country's cultural scene. He founded the Teatro Brasileiro de Comédia (Brazilian Theater of Comedy) in 1948, which helped to modernize Brazilian theatre and bring it up to the standards of European theatre.
Ziembinski also played a key role in the Brazilian film industry, directing a number of successful films in the 1950s and 1960s, including "A Dupla do Barulho" (1953), "Perdoa-me por me traíres" (1957), and "2-5499 Ocupado" (1963).
As a teacher, Ziembinski was influential in training a new generation of Brazilian actors and directors. He was also a talented painter and photographer, creating numerous works of art that were displayed in galleries throughout Brazil.
Ziembinski's legacy continues to be felt in Brazil today, and he is widely regarded as one of the most important cultural figures in the country's history.
Almirante (February 19, 1908 Rio de Janeiro-December 22, 1980 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Henrique Foréis Domingues was a Brazilian actor and voice actor.
Almirante was a prominent figure in Brazil's cultural scene during the mid-20th century. He began his career in the 1920s as a vocalist and recording artist, and went on to release several successful albums throughout his life. In addition to his music career, Almirante also appeared in over 50 films and television shows, becoming one of Brazil's most beloved actors. He was also known for his work as a voice actor, lending his voice to numerous animated characters in Brazilian Portuguese dubs. Almirante was highly regarded for his contributions to Brazilian popular music, helping to shape the country's samba and choro styles. His legacy lives on as a testament to his enduring influence on Brazilian culture.
Carlos Machado (March 16, 1908 Porto Alegre-January 5, 1992 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor. He had one child, Djenane Machado.
Carlos Machado began his acting career in theater and later moved on to film and television. He appeared in over 60 films, including "O Ébrio" (1946) and "Tico-Tico no Fubá" (1952), and became one of the most recognizable faces in Brazilian cinema. Machado was also a pioneer in television, starring in many telenovelas throughout his career, including "Beto Rockefeller" (1968) and "Mandala" (1987). He was known for his versatility as an actor, playing both dramatic and comedic roles with equal skill. In addition to his successful acting career, Machado was also a well-respected director and producer. He passed away in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 83.