Here are 12 famous actors from Brazil were born in 1953:
Fábio Jr. (November 21, 1953 São Paulo-) also known as Fábio, Fábio Júnior, Fabio Junior, fabio_junior, Fabio Correa Ayrosa Galvao, Fabio Jr., Uncle Jack or Mark Davis is a Brazilian singer and actor. He has five children, Cléo Pires, Filipe Galvão, Krizia Galvão, Tainá Galvão and Záion Galvão.
Fábio Jr. began his career in the 1970s as a member of the band "Os Namorados," but soon embarked on a successful solo career. He has released over 20 albums throughout his career, with hits like "20 e Poucos Anos," "Só Você," and "Alma Gêmea." Fábio Jr. has also acted in several movies and soap operas in Brazil, earning critical acclaim for his performances. He has won several awards throughout his career, including two Latin Grammy Awards and a Brazilian Music Award. In addition to his music and acting career, Fábio Jr. is also a philanthropist and has been involved in several charitable causes throughout Brazil.
Lulu Santos (May 4, 1953 Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Lulu Correa dos Santos, Lulu dos Santos, Luís Maurício Pragana dos Santos, Luiz Maurício Pragana dos Santos or Luis Maurício Pragana dos Santos is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, record producer, songwriter, actor and film score composer.
He began his music career in the late 1970s and has since released over 30 albums, with hits such as "Tempos modernos," "Apenas mais uma de amor" and "Toda forma de amor." He has collaborated with many Brazilian musicians and has also worked with international artists such as Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson. In addition to his music career, Lulu Santos has been a judge on the Brazilian version of The Voice and has also acted in films and television shows. He is considered one of the most popular and influential artists in Brazilian music history.
Stepan Nercessian (December 2, 1953 Cristalina-) is a Brazilian actor and politician.
He was born in Cristalina, Goiás, Brazil, to Armenian immigrant parents. He began his acting career in the 1970s and has since appeared in over 50 films and television series. Some of his most notable roles include the films "Lúcio Flávio, o Passageiro da Agonia" (1977) and "O Homem do Ano" (2003), as well as the TV series "Vamp" (1991) and "Hilda Furacão" (1998).
In addition to his successful acting career, Nercessian is also known for his political activism. He was a member of the Constituent Assembly of Rio de Janeiro in 1988 and was later elected to the municipal council of Rio de Janeiro in 1992. He served as a federal deputy for the state of Rio de Janeiro from 2003 to 2011 and was re-elected in 2014. During his time in office, he focused on issues such as regional development, environmental protection, and cultural preservation.
Pascoal da Conceição (October 9, 1953 São Paulo-) is a Brazilian actor.
He began his acting career in the 1980s and quickly became a prominent figure in the Brazilian film industry. Da Conceição has appeared in numerous films, television series, and stage productions throughout his career. He is known for his dynamic and natural acting style, and has been critically acclaimed for his performances in several award-winning films, including "Central Station" and "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within". In addition to his acting work, da Conceição is also a respected acting teacher, and has trained many of Brazil's most renowned actors. He continues to be an active presence in Brazilian culture, and is widely regarded as one of the country's greatest actors.
Arlindo Barreto (May 19, 1953 Ilhéus-) also known as Arlindo Tadeu Barreto Montanha de Andrade or Arlindo Thadeu is a Brazilian actor. He has three children, David Gabriel Barreto, Stacy Barreto and Diego Barreto.
Arlindo Barreto began his career as an actor in the 1970s and 1980s, appearing in various television series, films and theater productions. He is best known for his iconic portrayal of the character Bozo the Clown in Brazil. Arlindo played Bozo on the popular children's program "A Boa do Bozo" for many years and became an instant sensation among Brazilian children. In addition to his work as an actor, Arlindo has also worked as a musician, singer and songwriter. He released several albums throughout his career and is particularly known for his work in the Brazilian folk genre. Today, Arlindo remains an active part of the entertainment industry in Brazil and continues to be remembered as a beloved children's entertainer.
Sidney Magal (June 19, 1953 Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Sidney Magalhães is a Brazilian actor and singer. He has three children, Rodrigo Magalhães, Nathália Magalhães and Gabriella Magalhães.
Magal began his career as an actor, appearing in numerous Brazilian soap operas in the 1970s. However, it was his singing career that gained him national and international fame. He became known for his flamboyant performances and his distinctive attire, which often included tight pants and glittery jackets. Magal is particularly known for his hit songs "Sandra Rosa Madalena" and "Meu Sangue Ferve por Você". His music has been successful not only in Brazil but also in countries such as Argentina and Portugal. In addition to his music and acting career, Magal has also appeared as a judge on Brazilian reality shows. Despite being in his late 60s, he continues to perform and tour regularly.
Henri Pagnoncelli (February 11, 1953 Rio de Janeiro-) a.k.a. Henri Pagnocelli, Henri Pagnoncelli Jr., Henrique Pagnoncelllis or Henrique Pagnoncelli is a Brazilian actor and physician.
He started his career in acting during the 1980s and has since appeared in numerous telenovelas, films and theater productions. Some of his notable works include the telenovelas "Anjo Mau" and "Por Amor" and the film "Dzi Croquettes". Pagnoncelli is also a qualified physician, having studied medicine at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He practiced medicine briefly before devoting himself full-time to his acting career.
Anselmo Vasconcelos (December 1, 1953 Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Anselmo Carneiro Almeida Vasconcelos or Anselmo Vasconcellos is a Brazilian actor.
He started his career in the theater and made his television debut in the 1979 miniseries "Plantão de Polícia". He gained fame for his role as Toninho Jiló in the Brazilian telenovela "Roque Santeiro" which ran from 1985 to 1986. He has since appeared in numerous telenovelas, films, and TV series such as "Barriga de Aluguel", "Passione", and "Haja Coração". In addition to acting, Anselmo is also a director and producer. He has won several awards for his work including the APCA Trophy for Best Supporting Actor in "Roque Santeiro" and the Candango Trophy for Best Supporting Actor in "Baixio das Bestas".
Cacá Carvalho (April 24, 1953 Belém-) a.k.a. Carlos Augusto De Carvalho is a Brazilian actor.
He began his career in theater and later moved on to television and film. In 1979, he joined the renowned theater group "Teatro Oficina," where he gained critical acclaim for his performances in plays such as "Gracias Señor" and "Roda Viva." Cacá also had a successful career in television, and appeared in popular telenovelas such as "A Favorita" and "O Rei do Gado." He has also acted in movies such as "Sábado" and "O Mandarim." In addition to acting, Cacá is also known for his work as a director and producer. He has directed several theatrical performances and has produced documentaries such as "Vlado: 30 Anos Depois." Cacá is considered one of Brazil's most versatile and accomplished actors.
Carlinhos de Jesus (January 27, 1953 Marechal Hermes, Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Carlinhos Jesus, Carlos Jesus or Fred Astaire of Cavalcante is a Brazilian actor, choreographer, teacher, dancer and entrepreneur. His child is called Carlos Eduardo Mendes de Jesus.
Carlinhos de Jesus is best known for his work in the Brazilian samba scene, having choreographed for several samba schools and their respective parades in Rio de Janeiro. He has also choreographed for many popular TV shows, such as "Domingão do Faustão" and "Big Brother Brasil". Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to Brazilian dance culture. In addition to his work in dance, Carlinhos de Jesus has also appeared in several Brazilian films and television series. He is the founder of the Carlinhos de Jesus Dance School, which has locations throughout Brazil and offers classes in various styles of dance.
Wandy Doratiotto (June 5, 1953 São Paulo-) also known as Wandi, Wandi Daratiotto or Wandy Doratiotto is a Brazilian actor, composer and musician.
He started his career in the 1970s, first as an actor in theater plays before transitioning into music. In the 1980s, he became more widely known as part of the Brazilian musical group Premeditando o Breque, which was known for its mix of different styles of music, including rock and MPB (Brazilian Popular Music).
As a composer, Wandy has created music for films, TV shows and theater productions. He has also released several solo albums, showcasing his unique blend of Brazilian and international influences. In addition to his work in music, Wandy has acted in several movies and TV shows, including the Brazilian cult classic "City of God."
Throughout his career, Wandy has won several awards for his contributions to Brazilian culture and music. He continues to be an influential figure in the Brazilian music scene, inspiring new generations of musicians and actors.
Antonio Pompeo (February 23, 1953 São José do Rio Pardo-) also known as Antônio Pompêo is a Brazilian actor.
He began his acting career in the late 1970s, starting out in theater before transitioning to television and film. Pompêo is perhaps best known for his role as the villainous Coronel Jesuíno de Sampaio in the popular Brazilian telenovela "Tieta" in the 1980s. He has also appeared in several other telenovelas, including "Roque Santeiro" and "O Dono do Mundo," as well as numerous Brazilian films. In addition to his acting career, Pompêo has also worked as a theater director and acting coach. He passed away on March 19, 2016, in São Paulo, Brazil, at the age of 63.