Here are 13 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1934:
Flávio Migliaccio (August 26, 1934 São Paulo-) a.k.a. Flavio Migliaccio is a Brazilian screenwriter, film director, actor and film producer.
He began his acting career in the 1950s, appearing in several theater productions and telenovelas. In the 1960s, Migliaccio became one of the most respected actors in Brazil and starred in several iconic films such as "Todas as Mulheres do Mundo" and "O Bandido da Luz Vermelha".
In addition to his successful acting career, Migliaccio also worked as a screenwriter, film director and producer, making significant contributions to Brazilian cinema. He directed several films, including "As Aventuras Amorosas de Um Padeiro" and "Contos Eróticos" and wrote the script for the 1982 film "Aventureiros do Bairro Proibido".
Flávio Migliaccio passed away in May 2020 at the age of 85. His legacy in Brazilian cinema and theater will continue to be celebrated for years to come.
Waldir Onofre (September 5, 1934 Itaguaí-) a.k.a. Waldyr Couto is a Brazilian actor, film director and screenwriter.
He began his career as an actor in the 1960s, starring in several Brazilian films and TV shows. In the 1970s, he started directing and writing his own films, winning critical acclaim and numerous awards for his work. Some of his most notable films include "A Queda" (1978) and "O Homem que Virou Suco" (1981), both of which won major awards at international film festivals. Onofre has also worked extensively in theater, both as a director and an actor. He has been recognized for his contributions to Brazilian culture with several honors, including the Order of Merit of the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Serafim Gonzalez (May 19, 1934 Sertãozinho-April 29, 2007 Santos, São Paulo) also known as Serafim Gonzales was a Brazilian actor. He had three children, Alfredo Gonzalez, Luciano Gonzalez and Daniel Leandro Gonzalez.
Serafim Gonzalez began his career as an actor in the 1950s, acting in several films, television shows, and theater productions. He is best known for his roles in Brazilian telenovelas, including "O Bem-Amado", "Pai Herói", and "Tieta". His performance in "O Bem-Amado" earned him the Best Supporting Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1973.
Aside from acting, Gonzalez was also a writer and poet. He published several books of poetry and short stories throughout his career. He was also known for his social activism and involvement in leftist political movements.
Gonzalez passed away in 2007 at the age of 72 due to complications from cancer. He left behind a legacy as one of the most talented and respected actors in Brazilian cinema and television.
Adriano Reys (July 20, 1934 Rio de Janeiro-November 20, 2011 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Adriano Antônio de Almeida was a Brazilian actor.
He was one of the most respected actors in Brazil, known for his versatility and range. Reys began his acting career in the 1950s in the theater before transitioning to television and movies. He appeared in numerous television shows and films and won several awards throughout his career. Some of his most notable works include the television series "Vamp" and the films "Bar Esperança, o Último Que Fecha" and "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands." In addition to his acting work, Reys was also a songwriter and composer. He passed away in 2011 at the age of 77 in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro.
Roberto Pires (September 29, 1934 Salvador-June 27, 2001 Salvador) was a Brazilian film director, film producer, film editor, actor, screenwriter and cinematographer.
He is regarded as one of the most prominent figures of Brazilian cinema in the 1960s and 1970s, known for his politically charged films that often critiqued the country's military dictatorship. Pires began his career as an actor in 1952 and made his directorial debut with the film "Redenção" in 1959. Throughout his career, he directed over 20 films, including "O Coronel e o Lobisomem" (The Colonel and the Werewolf) and "A Marcha" (The March), which won the Golden Bear award at the 18th Berlin International Film Festival. In addition to filmmaking, Pires was also involved in the Brazilian television industry, directing and producing TV series and telenovelas.
Carlos Kroeber (September 20, 1934 Belo Horizonte-June 12, 1999 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Carlos Henrique Kroeber was a Brazilian actor.
He began his acting career in the 1960s and worked in the theater, television, and film industries. Kroeber became well-known for his roles in Brazilian telenovelas, including "Rainha da Sucata" and "O Rei do Gado". He also appeared in several Brazilian films, such as "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands" and "O Homem do Ano". In addition to acting, Kroeber was also a professor of acting at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He passed away in 1999 due to a heart attack at the age of 64.
Rogério Fróes (September 21, 1934 Santos Dumont-) otherwise known as Rogério de Souza Fróes is a Brazilian actor. His child is called Gisele Fróes.
Rogério Fróes has had a career spanning over 50 years in Brazilian cinema, television and theatre. He first gained recognition for his captivating performance in the play “Orfeu da Conceição” in 1956. He went on to become a prominent figure in the Brazilian artistic scene, working with renowned directors such as Glauber Rocha and Nelson Pereira dos Santos.
Fróes has acted in over 30 films, including "Vidas Secas" (1963), "O Homem do Pau-Brasil" (1982) and "Veja esta canção" (1994), which won him the Best Supporting Actor award at the Havana Film Festival.
Aside from acting, Fróes has also worked in television, starring in several popular soap operas such as "Pantanal" (1990) and "O Rei do Gado" (1996). He has received numerous awards and nominations for his contributions to Brazilian entertainment, including the Troféu APCA (São Paulo Association of Art Critics) and the Prêmio Shell de Teatro (Shell Theatre Award).
Throughout his career, Fróes has demonstrated a passion for his craft and an unwavering commitment to portraying authentic characters on screen and stage. He remains an important figure in Brazilian culture and continues to inspire new generations of actors and artists.
Gianfrancesco Guarnieri (August 6, 1934 Milan-July 22, 2006 São Paulo) also known as Gianfrancesco Guarni or Gianfrancesco Sigfrido Benedetto Martinenghi de Guarnieri was a Brazilian actor, writer, lyricist, poet, playwright, television director and screenwriter. His children are called Cláudio Guarnieri, Mariana Guarnieri, Fernando Guarnieri, Flávio Guarnieri and Paulo Guarnieri.
Gianfrancesco Guarnieri was born to an Italian father and a Brazilian mother, and he spent his early years in Italy before returning to Brazil when he was six years old. He began his career as a writer and went on to become a prolific playwright, penning over 40 plays that explored the social and political issues of Brazil. He was known for his use of satire and irony to critique the government, and his work often drew the ire of the ruling military regime.
Guarnieri was also a successful actor, appearing in films like "O Quatrilho" (1995) and "Central Station" (1998), both of which were nominated for Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. He received critical acclaim for his stage performances, particularly in his own plays.
In addition to his work in the arts, Guarnieri was also involved in politics, running for office several times as a member of the left-wing Workers' Party. He was a vocal opponent of Brazil's military dictatorship and worked to promote democracy and human rights.
Guarnieri died in São Paulo in 2006 at the age of 71, leaving behind a legacy as one of Brazil's most important cultural figures.
Zacarias (January 18, 1934 Sete Lagoas-March 18, 1990 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Mauro Gonçalves, Mauro Faccio Gonçalves or Mauro Paccio Gonçalves was a Brazilian actor.
Zacarias began his acting career in the 1960s, performing on television and in the theater. He gained popularity in the 1970s and 1980s for his comedic roles in Brazilian films, often playing the character of a comical sidekick. He starred in over 80 films throughout his career, and was known for his unique style of physical comedy and facial expressions. Zacarias was also a musician and released several albums during his career. Despite his success, he faced personal struggles with alcohol addiction and financial troubles. He died at the age of 56 from complications related to anemia. Zacarias remains a beloved figure in Brazilian pop culture and is remembered for his contributions to the entertainment industry.
Jayme del Cueto (August 1, 1934 Santana do Livramento-) also known as Jayme Carlos del Cueto is a Brazilian actor, production designer and film producer.
Jayme del Cueto started his career in the arts as a production designer, working on various films before transitioning to acting in the late 1960s. He quickly became a prominent figure in Brazilian cinema, starring in several critically acclaimed films such as "Vidas Secas" and "Assalto ao Trem Pagador".
In addition to his acting career, del Cueto also became a successful film producer and was involved in the production of several notable Brazilian films, including "Pixote" and "Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar".
Del Cueto was also a founding member of the Brazilian Academy of Cinema and played an important role in the development of the Brazilian film industry. Throughout his career, he was recognized with numerous awards and honors for his contributions to Brazilian cinema.
Today, del Cueto is regarded as one of the most influential figures in Brazilian film history and is remembered for his talent and dedication to the arts.
Elias Gleizer (January 4, 1934 São Paulo-) is a Brazilian actor.
He is known for his work in telenovelas and films, having starred in over 40 productions throughout his career. Gleizer began his acting career in the 1960s, working in the theater before transitioning to television and film. His breakthrough role came in the telenovela "Nossa Filha Gabriela" in 1971. He went on to star in numerous other telenovelas, including "Saramandaia," "Coração Alado," and "Canaã." Gleizer also appeared in several films, including "O Homem que Comprou o Mundo," "Quebrando o Tabu," and "O Palhaço." In addition to acting, he also worked as a director and playwright. Gleizer is widely regarded as one of Brazil's most talented and beloved actors.
Luis Gustavo (February 2, 1934 Gothenburg-) also known as Luiz Gustavo, Luiz Gustavo Sanchez Blanco or Tatá is a Brazilian actor. His child is called Jessica Blanco.
Luis Gustavo began his career in the theater and later moved on to television and film. He gained national recognition in Brazil in the 1970s with his role as the character "Beto Rockefeller" on a popular TV series. He has appeared in multiple telenovelas and has won numerous awards for his work, including Best Actor at the Festival de Gramado in 1973. In addition to his acting career, Luis Gustavo has also worked as a director and producer. He continues to be active in the Brazilian entertainment industry and is considered one of the most accomplished actors of his generation.
Régis Cardoso (June 24, 1934 Porto Alegre-April 3, 2005 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian television director and actor. He had one child, Rodrigo Otavio Cardoso.
Régis Cardoso began his career as a theater actor before transitioning to television. He directed several popular telenovelas in Brazil, including "Os Adolescentes" and "Irmãos Coragem." He is also known for his role as Dr. França in the telenovela "Sinhá Moça." In addition to his directing and acting, Cardoso was also a screenwriter and producer. He was a pioneer in the Brazilian television industry, and his contributions have helped shape the landscape of Brazilian popular culture.