Brazilian movie actors died when they were 73

Here are 2 famous actors from Brazil died at 73:

Adhemar da Silva

Adhemar da Silva (September 29, 1927 São Paulo-January 12, 2001 São Paulo) also known as Ademar Da Silva or Adhemar Feirrera Da Silva was a Brazilian actor.

Actually, Adhemar da Silva was not an actor but a track and field athlete who competed in the triple jump. He was the first athlete ever to win two Olympic gold medals in the event, in Helsinki 1952 and Melbourne 1956. He set a new world record three times during his career and was the first Brazilian to win an Olympic gold medal in a individual sport. Adhemar da Silva also participated in the long jump and won the Pan American Games in both events. After retiring from athletics, he became a sports commentator and a politician.

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Raul Cortez

Raul Cortez (August 28, 1932 São Paulo-July 18, 2006 São Paulo) also known as Raul Christiano Machado Cortez was a Brazilian actor. His children are called Lígia Cortez and Maria Cortez.

He died caused by pancreatic cancer.

Raul Cortez was regarded as one of the most accomplished Brazilian actors of his time. He began his acting career in the 1950s, appearing in a number of stage productions before transitioning to film and television. Throughout his career, he appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and plays, earning critical acclaim and admiration from audiences for his performances.

Cortez was particularly known for his ability to play complex and multi-dimensional characters. He often portrayed troubled, introspective individuals grappling with the complexities of life in their unique ways. Some of his most memorable performances include his portrayal of a conflicted artist in the film "Pixote," a corrupt police detective in the television show "Vigilante Rodoviário," and a grieving father in the play "Long Day's Journey Into Night."

In addition to his acting work, Cortez was also a well-respected theater director, having directed numerous productions throughout his career. He was known for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to bring out the best in his actors.

Despite his success, Cortez remained humble and devoted to his craft throughout his life. He is remembered as a masterful actor and director who made a significant contribution to Brazilian theater and cinema.

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