Brazilian movie actors died in the year 1978

Here are 1 famous actors from Brazil died in 1978:

Adhemar Gonzaga

Adhemar Gonzaga (August 26, 1901 Rio de Janeiro-January 29, 1978 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Monteiro GuimarĂ£es was a Brazilian film director, film producer, actor, screenwriter and journalist.

He was one of the most important names of Brazilian cinema during the 1930s and 1940s, having directed and produced over 50 films. Gonzaga was also a pioneer in the production of color films in Brazil, having worked with the first equipment brought to the country. He was also known for being a skillful actor, having acted in some of his own films and several others. Gonzaga was also a respected journalist, having founded a newspaper and a magazine in Rio de Janeiro. His contributions to Brazilian cinema and journalism led him to be awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the Brazilian government in 1972, just a few years before his death.

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