Brazilian movie actors died when they were 77

Here are 3 famous actors from Brazil died at 77:

Alberto Ruschel

Alberto Ruschel (February 21, 1918 Estrela, Rio Grande do Sul-January 18, 1996 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Alberto Manuel Miranda Ruschel, Quitandinha Serenaders or Alberto Miranda was a Brazilian actor, film producer, film director and screenwriter.

Ruschel began his career in the 1940s as a member of the famous musical group Serenader who would go on to become known as the Quitandinha Serenaders. He appeared in a number of popular Brazilian films throughout the 1950s and '60s, such as "Assim Era a Atlântida" and "Cavalheiro Trapalhão". In 1969, he directed and produced the film "O Ritual dos Sádicos", which went on to become a cult classic in Brazil.

Throughout his career, Ruschel was known for his commitment to promoting the Brazilian film industry and was a charismatic figure in the industry. In 1993, he was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the Brazilian government for his contributions to Brazilian cinema. Today, Ruschel is remembered as one of the most iconic figures in Brazil's rich cinematic history.

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Hugo Carvana

Hugo Carvana (June 4, 1937 Lins de Vasconcelos-October 4, 2014 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Hugo Carvana de Hollanda was a Brazilian actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer and television director. His children are called Pedro Carvana, Júlio Carvana, Rita Carvana and Maria Clara Carvana.

Hugo Carvana began his career in the film industry in the 1960s, where he acted in iconic Brazilian films such as 'Ganga Zumba', 'Toda Donzela Tem Um Pai Que É Uma Fera' and 'Jorge, Um Brasileiro'. In addition to his acting career, Carvana also directed critically acclaimed films such as 'Vai Trabalhar, Vagabundo', 'Bar Esperança, o Último Que Fecha' and 'Se Segura, Malandro!'.

His work in the film industry earned him numerous accolades throughout his career, including the Best Actor award at the Festival de Brasília for his role in 'O Bom Burguês', and the Best Director award at the Gramado Film Festival for his film 'Vai Trabalhar, Vagabundo'.

Apart from his career in film, Carvana was also an active participant in Brazilian television productions. He directed and acted in several TV programs and telenovelas, including 'O Bem-Amado' and 'Pecado Capital', which were highly successful in Brazil.

Hugo Carvana was recognized as one of the most influential figures in Brazilian cinema and his contributions to the industry are still celebrated today. He passed away in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 77, leaving a lasting legacy in Brazilian film and television.

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Laurindo Almeida

Laurindo Almeida (September 2, 1917 Miracatu-July 26, 1995 Los Angeles) also known as Laurindo Ahmeida, Almeida, Laurindo, Laurinda Almeida or Laurindo Jose de Araujo Almeida Nobrega Neto was a Brazilian guitarist, actor and film score composer.

He died in acute leukemia.

Laurindo Almeida is known for his pioneering work in bringing Brazilian music to the forefront of American jazz. He was a prolific recording artist, and his work spans a broad range of musical genres, including classical, jazz, and Latin American music. Almeida performed with some of the greatest names in jazz, including Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, and Charlie Parker. He also composed music for films and television, including the hit TV show "Bonanza" and the film "The Godfather."

In addition to his musical career, Almeida was also an accomplished actor, appearing in films like "The Magnificent Seven" and "Rio Bravo." He was known for his dashing good looks and was often cast as a romantic lead. Despite his immense talent and success, Almeida remained humble and dedicated to his craft throughout his life. His legacy as one of the greatest guitarists of all time lives on to this day.

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