Here are 4 famous actors from Brazil died in 2011:
Victor di Mello (July 18, 1940 Rio de Janeiro-April 27, 2011 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Víctor Adacto Pereira de Mello was a Brazilian screenwriter, actor, film director and film producer. He had one child, Vanessa Lóes.
Victor di Mello was a prolific filmmaker and industrialist, having founded his own film company, Barra Filmes, which produced over 60 films during its existence. Di Mello was a pioneer of Brazil's adult film industry and is best known for his erotic cult classics such as "The Girls Who Stayed Virgin," "Forbidden Women," and "The Incredible Sex Revolution."
Aside from his film works, he was also a political activist during Brazil's military dictatorship in the 1970s. He was arrested and imprisoned several times during this period, leading him to become a strong advocate for human rights and free speech.
Di Mello battled lung cancer for over two years and eventually succumbed to the disease in 2011 at the age of 70. His contributions to the Brazilian film industry and his lasting impact on the adult film industry will always be remembered.
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Nildo Parente (November 27, 2014 Fortaleza-January 31, 2011 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor.
He appeared in many Brazilian films and TV shows, including the critically acclaimed film "City of God" in 2002. Parente began his acting career in the 1960s and became known for his work in theater as well. He was also a writer and director, and won several awards throughout his career for his contributions to Brazilian culture. Known for his versatility, Parente played a wide range of characters throughout his career, from comedic roles to dramatic portrayals. His legacy in Brazilian entertainment continues to be celebrated today.
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John Herbert (May 17, 1929 São Paulo-January 26, 2011 São Paulo) a.k.a. John Herbert Buckup or Johnny Herbert was a Brazilian actor, film director, film producer and screenwriter. His children are called Vivian Buckup, John Herbert Buckup Jr., Eduardo Buckup and Ricardo Buckup.
He began his career as an actor in 1949 and went on to star in over 70 films, including "Portugal, Minha Saudade" (1973) and "Os Rapazes da Difícil Vida Fácil" (1970). He also directed and produced several films throughout his career.
In addition to his work in film, Herbert was a notable figure in Brazilian television, appearing in numerous soap operas and TV shows. He was known for his charismatic on-screen presence and was widely regarded as one of Brazil's most beloved actors.
Throughout his career, Herbert was recognized with several awards and honors for his contributions to the arts, including the Order of Cultural Merit from the Brazilian government. He passed away in 2011 at the age of 81, leaving behind a rich legacy in Brazilian film and television.
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Sérgio Britto (June 29, 1923 Rio de Janeiro-December 17, 2011 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Sérgio Pedro Corrêa de Britto was a Brazilian actor, television director and screenwriter.
He began his career in the arts as a theater actor in the 1940s, and later transitioned to working in television and film. Britto was instrumental in the development of Brazilian television, working as a director and producer for the national broadcaster TV Globo for many years. He directed and starred in numerous television shows and series, including the popular soap opera "O Astro" in the 1970s. Britto was also a prolific writer, penning scripts and screenplays for many Brazilian films and television programs. He won several awards for his contributions to Brazilian culture and entertainment, including the prestigious Molière Prize for his work in theater. Britto continued to work in the arts well into his 80s, and is remembered as one of the most beloved figures in Brazilian entertainment.
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