Brazilian movie actors died when they were 19

Here are 1 famous actors from Brazil died at 19:

Fernando Ramos Da Silva

Fernando Ramos Da Silva (November 29, 1967 São Paulo-August 25, 1987 São Paulo) a.k.a. Fernando Ramos or Pixote was a Brazilian actor.

He died in homicide.

Fernando Ramos Da Silva rose to fame after he played the lead role of Pixote in the 1981 film, Pixote, directed by Hector Babenco. Born in a poor neighborhood in São Paulo, Brazil, Fernando's portrayal of Pixote accurately depicted the harsh realities of life for impoverished children in Brazil. The film was well-received both nationally and internationally, earning critical acclaim at Cannes and nominations at the BAFTA Awards.

Despite his promising career, Fernando struggled in his personal life. Following his success in Pixote, he landed only a few minor roles in other films, struggled with drug addiction, and ran into financial troubles. Tragically, he died just before his 20th birthday when he was shot and killed during a robbery.

Fernando's legacy lives on as Pixote continues to be regarded as a significant film in Brazilian cinema, and his performance is praised for its authenticity and raw emotion. Additionally, his story has shed light on the ongoing issue of violence and poverty affecting marginalized communities in Brazil.

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