Brazilian movie actors born in the year 1911

Here are 5 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1911:

Ettore Casarotti

Ettore Casarotti (October 22, 1911 São Paulo-) is a Brazilian actor.

He was born to Italian immigrants in São Paulo and began his career in the Brazilian theater scene. Casarotti acted in both comedy and drama productions, developing a reputation as a versatile performer. He later transitioned to television and appeared in several popular soap operas in Brazil. In addition to his acting career, Casarotti also worked as a voice actor and lent his voice to numerous dubs of foreign films and TV shows. He was known for his distinctive voice and received critical acclaim for his work in this field. Casarotti continued to work in the entertainment industry until his death in 2000 at the age of 88.

Paulo Gracindo

Paulo Gracindo (July 16, 1911 Rio de Janeiro-September 4, 1995 Rio de Janeiro) otherwise known as Pelópidas Guimarães Brandão Gracindo was a Brazilian actor. He had four children, Gracindo Júnior, Lenora Gracindo, Lucilla Gracindo and Teresa Gracindo.

Gracindo began his career in the arts as a radio announcer in the 1930s and later made his way into theater and film. He worked with some of the most renowned Brazilian directors of his time, including Glauber Rocha, and is known for his roles in films such as "Black God, White Devil" and "The Given Word." Gracindo's most famous television role came in the 1970s when he played the antagonist Odorico Paraguaçu in the hit Brazilian telenovela "O Bem-Amado." He continued acting until his death in 1995 and remains a beloved figure in Brazilian theater, film, and television.

Mário Lago

Mário Lago (November 26, 1911 Rio de Janeiro-May 30, 2002 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Mário Lago was a Brazilian actor, lawyer, songwriter, screenwriter and composer. He had five children, Vanda Lago, Antonio Henrique Lago, Graça Maria Lago, Luiz Carlos Lago and Mário Lago.

Mário Lago began his career in the 1930s as a songwriter and composer of Brazilian samba music, contributing to the flourishing cultural scene in Rio de Janeiro. He composed over 200 songs, including "Ai, Que Saudade da Amélia," which became a popular samba hit in the 1940s.

In addition to his music career, Lago was also a well-known actor, appearing in over 20 films and television shows throughout his lifetime. He was a leading figure in the Brazilian arts community, known for his contributions to theater, television, and film.

Despite his success in the arts, Lago also pursued a career in law, earning a degree in the field and practicing as a lawyer for several years. He was politically active, advocating for workers' rights and social justice throughout his life.

Mário Lago passed away in 2002 at the age of 90, leaving behind a legacy as a multi-talented artist and activist who played a significant role in shaping Brazilian culture.

João Felicio dos Santos

João Felicio dos Santos (March 14, 1911 Mendes-June 13, 1989 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian novelist, actor and screenwriter.

He was born in Mendes, Rio de Janeiro and began his career in the arts as a writer, publishing his first novel "O beijo na face" in 1935. As an actor, he appeared in several Brazilian films throughout the 1940s and 1950s, including "O caçula do Barulho" and "Feitiço do Império". Santos was also a screenwriter for many films of the era, such as "O segredo da saúde" and "O homem nu". Along with his work in the film industry, he was also a prominent member of Brazil's literary community, earning recognition for his fiction and journalism. Santos passed away in Rio de Janeiro in 1989, leaving behind a significant legacy as a prominent figure in both Brazilian cinema and literature.

Walter D'Ávila

Walter D'Ávila (November 29, 1911 Porto Alegre-April 19, 1996 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor.

He began his career on the radio in the 1930s and later transitioned to film acting in the 1950s. D'Ávila was known for his versatile acting range and his ability to portray both dramatic and comedic roles. He starred in several successful Brazilian films such as "O Grande Momento" (1958) and "Os Cafajestes" (1962). D'Ávila also had a prominent stage career and was a member of the National Theatre Company. In addition to his acting career, he was also a prominent jazz musician and composer. He received several awards and honors throughout his career including the Medalha Tiradentes, the highest honor given by the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro.

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