Brazilian movie actors born in the year 1926

Here are 7 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1926:

Miguel Torres de Andrade

Miguel Torres de Andrade (November 1, 1926 Curaçá-December 31, 1962 Cajazeiras) a.k.a. Miguel Torres was a Brazilian writer and actor.

He was known for his works in literature, specifically in the genre of theatre plays. He authored many popular plays such as "As Cadeiras" and "O Vendedor de Fumaça". His works are known for their satirical, thought-provoking and social commentary nature. Apart from this, he was also prominently known for his acting skills. Miguel Torres was a versatile actor, and he appeared in several films and television series, such as "O Grande Momento" and "Cangaceiro". He was regarded as one of the most prominent cultural icons of his time, and his works continue to inspire many artists and writers around the world. Sadly, he passed away at the young age of 36 due to a heart attack.

Aurélio Teixeira

Aurélio Teixeira (October 21, 1926 Santana de Parnaíba-November 5, 1973 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor, screenwriter, film producer and film director.

He began his career in the theater and later transitioned to film. Teixeira starred in over 20 films, including "Os Fuzis" (The Guns), which won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize in 1964. He also wrote and directed several films, such as "O Rei do Movimento" (The King of Movement) and "JOÃOZINHO TRINTA - O Rei da Folia" (Joãozinho Trinta - The King of Folly). In addition to his work in film, Teixeira was also a prominent figure in Brazilian television, serving as a writer and producer for popular programs such as "Sítio do Picapau Amarelo" (Yellow Woodpecker Ranch). Despite his early death at the age of 47, Aurélio Teixeira left a lasting legacy in Brazilian cinema and television.

José Vasconcellos

José Vasconcellos (March 20, 1926 Rio Branco, Acre-October 11, 2011 São Paulo) otherwise known as José Vasconcelos or José Tomás da Cunha Vasconcelos Neto was a Brazilian actor, radio personality and comedian.

Throughout his career, José Vasconcellos became known for his versatility, as he seamlessly transitioned between comedy and drama roles. He began his acting career in theater in the 1940s and later went on to work in radio, becoming one of the most popular radio personalities in Brazil in the 1950s and 1960s. He was also a writer, having published a collection of short stories and essays.

In addition to his radio and theater work, Vasconcellos also made numerous film and television appearances, starring in over 30 Brazilian films and multiple telenovelas. Some of his most notable films include "O Assalto ao Trem Pagador" and "A Falecida."

Vasconcellos was widely regarded as a pioneer in Brazilian comedy, often incorporating social and political critique into his humor. He received several awards throughout his career, including the Mambembe Award for Best Actor in 1953 and the APCA Trophy for Best Supporting Actor on television in 1993.

Vasconcellos passed away in São Paulo in 2011 at the age of 85, leaving behind a legacy as one of Brazil's most beloved entertainers.

Dary Reis

Dary Reis (February 12, 1926 Santa Maria-December 26, 2010 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Dary Hugo dos Reis or Dary Reiz was a Brazilian actor. He had three children, Leana Reis, Katia Christina Reis and Dary Hugo dos Reis Junior.

Dary Reis began his acting career in the 1950s, starring in several films such as "Amar foi Minha Ruína" and "Absolutamente Certo". He was a versatile actor, known for his ability to portray both comedic and dramatic roles. In addition to his film work, he also appeared in many Brazilian television programs, including the popular soap opera "Roque Santeiro".

Reis was also a talented musician, playing the guitar and composing songs. He often incorporated his musical talents into his acting roles, and even released a music album in 1958 titled "Dary Reis e Sua Guitarra".

Throughout his career, Reis received many accolades for his work in the entertainment industry, including a Best Actor award at the Brazilian Academy of Film Awards for his role in the film "Independência ou Morte" in 1973. He continued to act and perform music until his death in 2010, leaving behind a legacy as one of Brazil's most beloved and talented performers.

Tião Macalé

Tião Macalé (December 17, 1926 Rio de Janeiro-October 26, 1993 São José do Rio Preto) also known as Moisés Bruno dos Santos Gregório or Augusto Temístocles da Silva Costa was a Brazilian actor and comedian.

Macalé started his career as a wrestler before transitioning to acting. He was known for his comedic timing and talents, and became a popular figure in Brazilian television and film in the 1960s and 1970s. Some of his most notable works include the TV series "A Grande Família", and the film "Macunaíma". In addition to acting, he also worked as a singer and songwriter, and was known for his contributions to Brazilian popular music. Macalé was widely regarded as one of the most important figures in Brazilian comedy and entertainment, and his legacy continues to influence the industry today.

Ibanez Filho

Ibanez Filho (September 10, 1926 Santana do Livramento-November 2, 2006 Rio de Janeiro) otherwise known as Ibanez Lima Filho was a Brazilian actor, television producer, television director, film producer and film director.

Ibanez Filho was a prolific figure in the Brazilian entertainment industry, having produced, directed and acted in over 80 films and television shows throughout his career. He began his career in the 1950s as an actor, starring in numerous Brazilian films and plays before transitioning to directing and producing in the 1960s. In the 1970s, Ibanez Filho founded his own production company, Superfilmes, which was responsible for producing many successful Brazilian films.

Throughout his career, Ibanez Filho received numerous accolades for his work, including several awards from the Cannes Film Festival and the Brazilian Academy of Cinematographic Arts. He is often credited with helping to shape the Brazilian film industry, and his legacy continues to influence filmmakers in the country to this day.

Aside from his work in film and television, Ibanez Filho was also a prominent activist, advocating for issues such as workers' rights and environmental preservation. He worked closely with several Brazilian political leaders, including former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, to promote social and political reform in the country.

Álvaro Aguiar

Álvaro Aguiar (April 11, 1926 Rio de Janeiro-October 22, 1988 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Alvaro Aguiar was a Brazilian actor.

He had a prolific career in theater, cinema, and television. Aguiar appeared in over 20 films including "O Cangaceiro" (1953), "O Homem dos Papagaios" (1984), and "Fuguetes Voadoras" (1985). He also worked extensively as a voice actor, lending his distinctive voice to dub foreign films and TV shows into Portuguese. In addition to his acting work, Aguiar was a noted director and acting teacher. He founded the Alvaro Aguiar Theater School, where he trained generations of Brazilian actors. Aguiar's contribution to Brazilian theater and cinema continues to be celebrated today.

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