Brazilian movie actors died when they were 68

Here are 1 famous actors from Brazil died at 68:

Nelson Rodrigues

Nelson Rodrigues (August 23, 1912 Recife-December 21, 1980 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Veronica Blake, Nelson Falcão Rodrigues, Suzana Flag or Rodrigues Nelson was a Brazilian writer, journalist, screenwriter, actor, film producer and playwright. He had six children, Daniela Rodrigues, Nelson Rodrigues, Jr., Maria Lúcia Rodrigues, Sônia Rodrigues, Paulo César Rodrigues and Joffre Rodrigues.

Rodrigues was known for his provocative and controversial plays which dealt with taboo subjects such as incest, perversion, and violence. His plays revolved around the notion of Brazilian society being hypocritical and repressed. Some of his most celebrated works include "Vestido de Noiva" (The Wedding Dress), "Álbum de Família" (Family Album), and "Doroteia". He was also a respected journalist, having worked for the newspaper "O Globo" for more than 20 years. Rodrigues' work continues to be studied and performed in Brazil and around the world, and he is considered one of the most important figures of Brazilian literature and theater. In his lifetime, he received numerous accolades, including the Prêmio Machado de Assis, Brazil's highest literary award.

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