Here are 15 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1930:
Haroldo Costa (May 13, 1930 Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Haroldo Costa Ferrari is a Brazilian actor and writer.
He began his career as a stage actor and later branched out to television and film. Costa is known for his work in the Brazilian theater scene, particularly for his performances in musicals. He has also authored a number of books, including "O Teatro de Revista" and "Vivo ou Morto". Additionally, Costa has been involved in several charitable organizations and has worked to promote Brazilian culture around the world. Despite retiring from acting in the early 2000s, Costa remains a prominent figure in Brazilian entertainment and has received numerous accolades for his contributions to the arts.
Lima Duarte (March 29, 1930 Sacramento-) a.k.a. Ariclenes Venâncio Martins is a Brazilian actor, film director, television director and voice actor. He has four children, Mônica Martins, Pedro Martins, Júlia Martins and Débora Duarte.
Duarte began his career in the 1950s as a radio announcer before transitioning to acting. He made his television debut in 1958 in the soap opera "Acalanto". Over the course of his career, he has appeared in over 50 films and numerous television shows. He has been honored with numerous awards for his work in Brazilian cinema, including the Golden Kikito Award for Best Actor at the Gramado Film Festival.
In addition to his work as an actor, Duarte has also directed films and television shows. He made his directorial debut with the film "Quase Memória" in 2019.
Duarte is also known for his voice acting work, particularly his role as the voice of the character Buzz Lightyear in the Brazilian Portuguese dub of the "Toy Story" films.
Despite being in his nineties, Duarte continues to work in the entertainment industry and is considered one of the most respected actors in Brazil.
Tony Tornado (May 26, 1930 Mirante do Paranapanema-) also known as Antônio Vianna Gomes, Toni Tornado, Tony Checker, Jonnhy Bradfort, Comfort Dinossauro do Soul or Tornado, Toni is a Brazilian film producer, film score composer and actor. He has one child, Lincoln Tornado.
Tony Tornado began his career in the 1960s as a singer and songwriter, pioneering the soul and funk genres in Brazil. He is considered a key figure in popularizing black music in the country. In addition to music, Tornado has also acted in films and television shows, often portraying tough guy roles. He starred in the critically acclaimed film "Tropa de Elite 2" in 2010, which won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival. Tornado remains active in the music industry, performing and recording new material. He is widely recognized as one of Brazil's most influential musicians and performers.
Armando Bógus (April 19, 1930 São Paulo-May 2, 1993 São Paulo) was a Brazilian actor. He had one child, Marco Antonio Greco Bógus.
Armando Bógus was known for his extensive career in film, theater, and television. He began acting in the 1950s and quickly rose to fame for his captivating performances. Bógus was heavily involved in the Brazilian cultural scene, and his work was recognized with numerous awards, including the prestigious Molière Trophy.
Bógus' contributions to Brazilian theater were particularly significant. He starred in numerous productions with the famous Teatro Brasileiro de Comedia (TBC), one of Brazil's most important theaters, and was a pioneer of the country's theater movement. In addition to his successful stage career, Bógus also appeared in many popular Brazilian television programs, such as "Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo" and "Água Viva."
Despite suffering from various health problems throughout his career, including a heart attack in the 1980s, Bógus continued to work until his death in 1993. His legacy in Brazilian film and theater is still remembered and celebrated today.
Milton Moraes (September 4, 1930 Fortaleza-February 15, 1993 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor.
He began his career on stage in the 1940s, and soon made his way into cinema and television. One of his most famous roles was playing Tupãzinho, a recurring character in the Brazilian television series "Sítio do Picapau Amarelo." Moraes also appeared in several films, including "The Given Word" and "O Assalto ao Trem Pagador." His commanding presence and intense performances made him a beloved figure in Brazilian entertainment. Despite his success, Moraes struggled with substance abuse and experienced personal and financial difficulties. He passed away at the age of 62 due to complications from cirrhosis of the liver.
Jece Valadão (July 24, 1930 Campos dos Goytacazes-November 27, 2006 São Paulo) also known as Gecy Valadão or Irecê Valadão was a Brazilian actor, film producer, film director and screenwriter. He had five children, Marco Antônio Gimenez, Jece Valadão Filho, Stella Valadão, Alberto Magno Valadão and Beto Valadão.
Born in Campos dos Goytacazes, a city in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Jece Valadão started his career as an actor in the 1950s. He appeared in dozens of Brazilian films, often portraying tough and charismatic characters. He was especially known for his roles in the Cinema Novo movement, a genre of Brazilian cinema that emerged in the 1960s.
Valadão was also a prolific film producer, director and screenwriter. He directed six films and produced over 30, including the critically acclaimed "Todas as Mulheres do Mundo" ("All the Women in the World"), directed by Domingos Oliveira.
In addition to his work in film, Valadão was a well-known figure in the Brazilian theater scene. He performed in countless plays throughout his career, including productions of works by William Shakespeare and Eugene O'Neill.
Valadão's legacy in Brazilian cinema and theater continues to be celebrated today. A film festival in Rio de Janeiro is named after him, and his children are also involved in the entertainment industry.
Geraldo Del Rey (October 29, 1930 Ilhéus-April 25, 1993 São Paulo) also known as Geraldo Del Rey Silva or The Brazilian Alain Delon was a Brazilian actor. His child is called Fabiano Carvalho Del Rey.
Geraldo Del Rey began his acting career in the 1950s and gained popularity in the 1960s for his roles in Brazilian Cinema Novo films, such as "Black God, White Devil" and "The Guns". He also worked in television, appearing in soap operas and series.
In addition to his work as an actor, Geraldo Del Rey was also involved in politics and activism, supporting left-wing causes and movements. He was arrested numerous times for his political activities and spent time in prison during Brazil's military dictatorship in the 1970s.
Despite the challenges he faced, Geraldo Del Rey continued to act and remained a beloved figure in Brazilian culture until his death in 1993 from lung cancer. He was posthumously honored for his contributions to Brazilian cinema and theater.
Walmor Chagas (August 28, 1930 Alegrete-January 18, 2013 Guaratinguetá) a.k.a. Walnor Chagas was a Brazilian actor, theatre director and theatrical producer. He had one child, Clara Chagas.
Walmor Chagas began his acting career in the 1950s and went on to become one of the most acclaimed and respected actors in Brazil. He worked extensively in theatre, television, and film, appearing in over 90 productions throughout his career. He received numerous awards and honors for his acting, including eight Troféu Imprensa awards, one of the most prestigious awards in Brazilian entertainment. In addition to his work on stage and screen, Chagas was also a well-respected theatre director and producer, and he helped to found the Itapetininga Theatre Festival, which became one of the most important theatre festivals in Brazil. Chagas was known for his versatility as an actor, and he played a wide range of roles throughout his career, from romantic leads to villains to historical figures. Despite his success, Chagas remained humble and dedicated to his craft, and he was beloved by his colleagues and fans alike.
Edson França (March 14, 1930 Natal-April 15, 1965 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Edson Reis de França, Trio Iraquitan or Trio Iraquitã was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actor and guitarist.
He was one of the pioneers of the Bossa Nova movement in Brazil and is considered an important figure in Brazilian music history. Edson França began his career as a guitarist and singer in 1950s and later joined the popular music group Trio Iraquitan. The group became a household name in Brazil and was known for their unique blend of samba and jazz music.
Apart from his musical career, Edson França was also an actor, having appeared in several Brazilian films such as "Alegria de Viver" (1958) and "A Grande Vedete" (1958). He also wrote soundtracks for some of these films.
Despite his untimely death at the age of 35 due to a heart attack, Edson França remains an important figure in Brazilian music and his contributions to the development of Bossa Nova continue to be celebrated to this day.
Carlos Zara (February 14, 1930 Campinas-December 11, 2002 São Paulo) also known as Antonio Carlos Zarattini was a Brazilian actor and television director. He had one child, Carlos Eduardo Zarattini.
Carlos Zara began his career in the arts when he was just 16 years old, appearing in the theater in the city of Mogi das Cruzes. He later moved to São Paulo and became a well-known actor in the theater and on television. In the 1960s, he began appearing in films, and over the course of his career, he appeared in more than 70 movies.
Zara was known for his deep, resonant voice and his commanding presence on screen. He was especially talented at playing villains and tough guys, but also showed his range in roles that required more nuance and subtlety. In addition to his work in front of the camera, Zara was also an accomplished television director, working on a variety of popular programs in Brazil.
Throughout his career, Zara was widely respected as one of Brazil's finest actors. He received numerous awards for his work, including the Mambembe Prize, the APCA Prize, and the Coca-Cola Trophy. Despite his success, however, Zara remained humble and grounded, and was beloved by his peers and fans alike.
Ferreira Gullar (September 10, 1930 São Luís-) also known as José Ribamar Ferreira is a Brazilian poet, art critic, writer, translator, playwright, screenwriter and actor.
He is considered one of the most important poets of the Brazilian literary scene, and his work has been translated into several languages. Gullar was a key figure in the Brazilian Neo-Concrete art movement, which sought to break free from traditional art theories and explore new forms of expression through the use of color, shape, and space. He also participated in the Tropicalismo movement in the 1960s, which sought to bring together traditional Brazilian culture with modern influences. Gullar was awarded several literary prizes throughout his career, including the Jabuti Prize and the Camões Prize, one of the most prestigious literary awards in the Portuguese-speaking world. He passed away in December 2016 at the age of 86.
Jaime Barcellos (March 30, 1930 Rio de Janeiro-December 24, 1980 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Jaime Jaimovich was a Brazilian actor and voice actor. He had one child, Daniel Barcelos.
Barcellos started his career as an actor in the 1950s, appearing in several theater plays and films. He is best known for his voice acting work, providing the Brazilian Portuguese voice for iconic characters such as Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, and Yogi Bear. He also dubbed the voices of popular actors such as Marlon Brando and James Dean in Brazilian versions of their movies.
In addition to his work in entertainment, Barcellos was also involved in politics. He was a member of the Brazilian communist party and fought against the military dictatorship that governed Brazil from 1964 to 1985.
Barcellos died on December 24, 1980, at the age of 50 due to a heart attack. Despite his short life, he left a lasting legacy in Brazilian entertainment as one of the most beloved and recognizable voice actors in the country.
Felipe Wagner (July 15, 1930 Paris-July 1, 2013 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Filip Szafran was a Brazilian actor. His child is called Débora Olivieri.
Wagner's parents were Polish immigrants who moved to Brazil. He began his acting career in the 1950s, appearing in theater productions before transitioning to television and film. Wagner was known for his roles in telenovelas, including "Beto Rockfeller" and "O Primo Basílio," and films such as "O Caso dos Irmãos Naves" and "Os Bandeirantes." He was also a director and acted in his own productions. In addition to his work in entertainment, Wagner was a social activist and involved in leftist groups. He died in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 82.
Édson França (August 8, 1930 São Paulo-November 5, 2014 São Paulo) was a Brazilian actor.
He was born in the Ipiranga neighborhood of São Paulo and began his acting career in the 1950s. Throughout his long career, França appeared in numerous television shows, movies, and theater productions. He was known for his versatility as an actor, playing a variety of roles in genres ranging from comedy to drama. In addition to his acting work, França was also a prominent dubbing actor, providing voices for a number of characters in Brazilian Portuguese versions of popular films and television shows. He received numerous accolades throughout his career, including several awards for his contributions to Brazilian theater and television. França remained active in the entertainment industry until his death at the age of 84.
Hélio Ary (March 5, 1930 Santana do Livramento-January 4, 2011 Santana do Livramento) a.k.a. Hélio Ary Silveira or Helio Ari was a Brazilian actor.
He started his acting career in theater and later transitioned to film and television. Some of his notable film roles include "O Grande Momento" (1958), "Os Cafajestes" (1962), and "O Cangaceiro" (1997). He also appeared in several Brazilian telenovelas such as "Bandeira 2" (1971), "Os Ossos do Barão" (1973), and "Pão Pão, Beijo Beijo" (1983). In addition to his acting career, Hélio Ary was also a renowned journalist and writer, having written for various newspapers and magazines throughout his career. He passed away at the age of 80 in his hometown of Santana do Livramento.