Brazilian movie actors died in the year 1956

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Mesquitinha (November 27, 2014 Lisbon-November 27, 2014 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Olympio Bastos was a Brazilian actor, film director and screenwriter.

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Mesquitinha moved to Brazil in his early years and started his career in the theatrical industry. He became famous for his participation in films of the chanchada genre, a popular form of Brazilian cinema during the 1940s and 1950s. Mesquitinha also directed and wrote scripts, and was known for his creativity and humor.

Throughout his career, Mesquitinha acted in over 50 films, among them "Carnival in the Firehouse" (1949), "Friends of the Radio Patrol" (1955), and "The Adventures of Chico City" (1957). He also directed and wrote some of the most famous chanchadas of the time, such as "Kid Cavaquinho" (1952) and "Chico Fuma├ža" (1956).

In addition to his work in the film industry, Mesquitinha was also a successful radio personality, hosting various radio programs throughout his career. His legacy continues to influence Brazilian cinema and comedy to this day.

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