Here are 5 famous actors from Brazil died in 1977:
Antero de Oliveira (November 17, 2014 Rio de Janeiro-May 1, 1977 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor.
He began his career in the late 1930s and appeared in over 30 films throughout his career. Oliveira was known for his roles in Brazilian cinema as well as in international films. He was particularly acclaimed for his performance in the 1959 film Black Orpheus, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Oliveira was also an accomplished playwright and director, and he worked extensively in theater throughout his career. In addition to his work in entertainment, Oliveira was a prominent social activist and advocate for workers' rights in Brazil. Despite passing away at the young age of 62, he left a lasting legacy on Brazilian culture and society.
Hugo Bidet (November 17, 2014 Rio de Janeiro-April 20, 1977 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Hugo Leal da Costa, Hugo Bidê or Ugo Bisset was a Brazilian actor.
He began his career in the theater before making his screen debut in the film "Cinco Vezes Favela" in 1962. Bidet appeared in over 50 films during his career, often portraying tough and colorful characters. He also worked as a director, screenwriter and producer on several films. Bidet was known for his distinctive voice and physical presence on screen, which made him a popular actor in Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s. His most famous roles include the character of "Cordão de Ouro" in the film of the same name, and the role of "Mandrake" in the crime drama TV series of the same name. Bidet died in 1977 at the age of 62 from emphysema, leaving behind a legacy as one of Brazil's most iconic actors.
Abilio Pereira de Almeida (February 26, 1906 São Paulo-May 12, 1977 São Paulo) was a Brazilian actor, film producer, screenwriter and film director.
He began his career as an actor in the theater and in radio dramas, and later transitioned into film acting. Almeida appeared in over 70 films throughout his career and gained critical acclaim for his performances in "O Cangaceiro" (The Bandit) and "Tico-Tico no Fubá" (Tico-Tico in Fubá).
In addition to acting, Almeida also worked as a film producer and director, founding the production company Cinematográfica Maristela. He directed several successful films, including "Esquina da Ilusão" (Corner of Illusion) and "Sai da Frente" (Get Out of the Way).
Almeida was known for his contribution to Brazilian cinema and was recognized with several awards throughout his career, including the Golden Kikito Award for Best Director at the Gramado Film Festival in 1970. He passed away in 1977 at the age of 71, leaving behind a legacy as a pioneer of Brazilian cinema.
Paulo Padilha (November 17, 2014 Pelotas-November 17, 1977 São Paulo) was a Brazilian actor.
He began his acting career in the 1990s, performing in various plays in São Paulo. Padilha gained national recognition for his leading role in the Brazilian film "O Homem Que Copiava" (The Man Who Copied) in 2003, which received critical acclaim and several awards. He continued to act in films and television series throughout his career, including "Carga Pesada", "Cidade dos Homens", and "Linha de Passe". Padilha was also known for his work in dubbing, providing the voice for characters in movies such as "The Incredibles" and "Rango". He passed away on his 37th birthday in 2014 due to complications from surgery.
Big Boy (June 1, 1943 São Paulo-March 7, 1977 São Paulo) a.k.a. Newton Alvarenga Duarte was a Brazilian disc jockey and actor.
Big Boy started his career in the 1960s as a disc jockey on the radio show, "Big Boy's University," on Rádio Mundial in São Paulo. He was known for playing American rock and soul music, and he helped popularize these genres in Brazil. He also acted in a few films, including "Assim Era a Atlântida" and "Rio Babilônia." In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Big Boy was a political activist and supporter of the Brazilian Workers' Party. He died at the age of 33 from a heart attack caused by drug use. Despite his short career, he remains a cultural icon in Brazil and is considered a pioneer of Brazilian rock music.