Brazilian movie actors died when they were 72

Here are 2 famous actors from Brazil died at 72:

Adoniran Barbosa

Adoniran Barbosa (August 6, 1910 Valinhos-November 23, 1982 São Paulo) a.k.a. Barbosa, Adoniran or João Rubinato was a Brazilian singer, actor, composer and film score composer. His child is called Maria Helena Rubitano Rodrigues.

Adoniran Barbosa was born in Valinhos, São Paulo state, Brazil, as João Rubinato. His father was an Italian immigrant and his mother was a Brazilian of Portuguese descent. He moved to the city of São Paulo when he was eight years old and started working as a newspaper seller and later as an electrician.

In the 1930s, Adoniran started his artistic career as an actor, comedian and singer in a theater group in São Paulo. He became famous in the 1950s as a samba singer and composer, creating a unique style by mixing Italian and Portuguese influences with the traditional samba of São Paulo.

Adoniran's most famous compositions include "Trem das Onze" ("Eleven o'clock Train"), "Saudosa Maloca" ("Longing for the Shack"), and "Samba do Arnesto" ("Arnesto's Samba"). He also acted in several films and TV shows, becoming one of the most beloved personalities of Brazilian popular culture.

Adoniran passed away in São Paulo in 1982, leaving a legacy that still inspires generations of Brazilian artists and fans of samba music.

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Dionísio Azevedo

Dionísio Azevedo (April 4, 1922 Conceição da Aparecida-December 11, 1994 Conceição da Aparecida) a.k.a. Dionisio Azevedo, Toufik Jacob or Taufik Jacob was a Brazilian actor, film director, television director and screenwriter. His children are called Dionísio Jacob and Noel Marcos Jacob.

He died caused by cancer.

Dionísio Azevedo was a prolific figure in Brazilian entertainment industry and had a career spanning more than four decades. He began his career as an actor in theater productions during the 1940s and was known for his impeccable acting skills. He later moved on to work in a number of Brazilian films and television shows.

Apart from acting, Azevedo was also known for his expertise behind the camera as a film and television director. He directed a number of successful Brazilian films and television shows that gained critical acclaim and popularity. He also worked as a screenwriter and wrote scripts for several movies and TV shows.

Despite his success, Azevedo was a humble person and remained grounded throughout his life. He was deeply respected by his peers and was seen as a mentor figure to aspiring actors and filmmakers. He left behind a rich legacy in Brazilian cinema and will always be remembered as one of the most talented actors and filmmakers in the country.

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