Brazilian movie actors born in the year 1938

Here are 11 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1938:

Jô Soares

Jô Soares (January 16, 1938 Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Jo Soares, Joe Soares, José Eugênio Soares, Jô or Gordo is a Brazilian painter, comedian, actor, author, musician, theatrical producer and presenter. He has one child, Rafael Soares.

Jô Soares is widely recognized as one of the most popular and influential figures in Brazilian television. He began

Jonas Mello

Jonas Mello (October 20, 1938 São Paulo-) is a Brazilian actor and voice actor.

He began his career on stage in the late 1950s, and later transitioned to television and film. Mello has appeared in numerous Brazilian films and television shows, and is also known for his work as a voice actor, having lent his voice to a variety of animated characters in both Brazilian and English-language productions. Some of Mello's most well-known roles include the voice of Pumba in the Brazilian version of Disney's "The Lion King" and the character Chaves in the Brazilian version of the television series "El Chavo del Ocho." Despite retiring from acting in 2015, Mello remains a beloved figure in Brazilian entertainment, with a career spanning over five decades.

Francisco Di Franco

Francisco Di Franco (May 7, 1938 São Paulo-April 10, 2001) also known as Francisco de Souza or Francisco de Souza Neto was a Brazilian actor.

Di Franco began his career in theater before transitioning to film and television. He appeared in more than 50 Brazilian films, including "O Bandido da Luz Vermelha" and "O Homem que Comprou o Mundo." He also starred in several telenovelas, including "Irmãos Coragem," which became one of the most popular Brazilian soap operas of all time.

Di Franco was known for his versatile acting skills, playing a range of characters from villains to heroes. He was also a talented musician, playing the guitar and singing in several films and TV shows.

Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Di Franco struggled with alcoholism and financial difficulties. He died in 2001 at the age of 62 due to complications from liver disease.

David Neves

David Neves (May 14, 1938 Rio de Janeiro-November 23, 1994 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. David E. Neves was a Brazilian screenwriter, film director, film producer, actor and cinematographer.

He began his career as an actor in the late 1950s and is most known for his work as a writer and director in Brazilian cinema. Neves directed his first film, "Juventude e Ternura", in 1968 and went on to direct several other films throughout his career, including "Os Herdeiros" (1970) and "Adeus, Amor" (1980).

In addition to directing, Neves was also a prolific screenwriter, having written more than 30 films over the course of his career. He often wrote for other directors, such as Glauber Rocha and Carlos Diegues.

Neves was known for his innovative and experimental approach to filmmaking, and his work was often described as poetic and surreal. He won several awards throughout his career, including the Grand Prix at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival for his film "A Idade da Terra".

Despite his success, Neves struggled with health problems in his later years and died of a heart attack at the age of 56. Today he is remembered as one of the great pioneers of Brazilian cinema.

Antônio Petrin

Antônio Petrin (June 20, 1938 Laranjal Paulista-) also known as Antônio Petrin or Antonio Petrin is a Brazilian actor.

He began his career in the 1960s and went on to make appearances in over 40 films, including "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands" (1976) and "Pixote" (1981). Petrin has also worked in television, starring in several telenovelas and miniseries. In addition to acting, he has also written and directed films. He has received numerous awards throughout his career, including the prestigious Golden Kikito at the Gramado Film Festival in Brazil.

Ivan de Almeida

Ivan de Almeida (July 10, 1938 Rio de Janeiro-) is a Brazilian actor.

He gained recognition for his work in the film industry during the 1960s and 1970s. Ivan de Almeida has appeared in more than 50 films throughout his career, including the critically acclaimed films "Orfeu Negro" and "Xica da Silva". In addition to his successful acting career, he also worked as a cultural attaché for the Brazilian Embassy in Paris. Ivan de Almeida has been awarded numerous honors for his contributions to Brazilian cinema and culture over the years. He continues to be active in the industry and is considered one of the most influential actors in Brazil.

José Clemente Pozenato

José Clemente Pozenato (May 22, 1938 São Francisco de Paula-) is a Brazilian writer and actor.

Pozenato became famous for his book "O Matador" published in 1975, which was later turned into a critically acclaimed movie. He has written over 30 books, including novels, short stories, and poetry collections. He has also received several literary awards in Brazil and abroad. In addition to his writing career, Pozenato has also appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and theater productions, becoming one of Brazil's most recognizable actors. He is known for his portrayal of complex characters and his ability to convey emotions through his performances.

Roberto Guilherme

Roberto Guilherme (May 25, 1938 Ladário-) is a Brazilian actor and comedian.

He is best known for his role as Sargento Pincel in the TV series Os Trapalhões, a popular comedy show in Brazil that ran from 1977 to 1995. Roberto Guilherme began his acting career in the early 1960s, and he has since appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and theater productions. In addition to his work as an actor, he is also a writer, having published a book of poems titled "Caminhos do Coração" (Paths of the Heart). Guilherme is considered a national treasure in Brazil and has received many awards for his contributions to Brazilian culture. He continues to act, perform and make public appearances at the age of 83.

Gustavo Dahl

Gustavo Dahl (October 8, 1938 Buenos Aires-June 26, 2011 Trancoso, Bahia) was a Brazilian film editor, film director, screenwriter, film producer and actor.

Dahl was of Argentine-Brazilian descent and is considered one of the most important figures in Brazilian cinema. He spent most of his life in Brazil and is particularly known for his contribution to the "Cinema Novo" movement, a Brazilian film genre that emerged in the 1960s. Dahl worked on many films in this genre, including the acclaimed movie "Antonio das Mortes," which was directed by Glauber Rocha. Dahl's role in the movie was not only as an editor but also as a script consultant.

Dahl also directed several films of his own, including "Toda Nudez Será Castigada" in 1973, which won him the Best Director award at the Brasília Film Festival. Later on, he produced and directed a mini-series called "Hilda Furacão" that became one of the most popular TV shows in Brazil in the 90s. One of his last works was a documentary called "Cinema de Lágrimas," which examined the history of Brazilian cinema.

In addition to his work in the film industry, Dahl was also an active member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, where he held the Chair of João Cabral de Melo Neto. He died in 2011 at the age of 72 in Trancoso, Bahia, after suffering a heart attack.

Luis Carlos Miéle

Luis Carlos Miéle (May 31, 1938 São Paulo-) is a Brazilian actor.

In addition to his work as an actor, Luis Carlos Miéle was also a renowned producer, director and screenwriter. He was one of the key figures of Brazilian popular music in the 1960s, having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry such as Elis Regina, Tom Jobim and João Gilberto. Miéle also played a significant role in Brazilian television, having directed acclaimed programs such as "Fantástico" and "Chico Anysio Show". Throughout his career, he was recognized with numerous awards, including the Grammy Latino Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. His contributions to Brazilian culture have cemented his legacy as one of the most influential figures in the country's entertainment industry.

Agnaldo Rayol

Agnaldo Rayol (May 3, 1938 Niterói-) a.k.a. Rayol, Agnaldo or Agnaldo Coniglio Rayol is a Brazilian singer and actor.

He started his music career in the 1950s, and in 1956, he joined the Brazilian Navy, where he performed in military parties and events. In 1958, he gained national recognition when he won the first prize in the "Cantando no Parque" radio competition. Throughout his career, he has released over 50 albums, including "Agnaldo Rayol - Obrigado, Amigos" and "Agnaldo Rayol: O Que Eu Fiz Por Amor". As an actor, he has also appeared in a number of Brazilian TV shows and movies, including "Queen of the South" and "Meu Pedacinho de Chão." He has won several awards for his contributions to Brazilian music, including the Medalha de Honra Pedro Ernesto and the Ordem do Mérito Cultural.

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