Here are 1 famous actresses from Brazil died in 1973:
Regina Rosenburgo (November 17, 2014 Rio de Janeiro-July 11, 1973 Paris) otherwise known as Regina Maria Rosemburgo Leclery was a Brazilian actor.
She began her career in Brazil in the 1930s, appearing in a number of popular films. In 1946, she moved to France and continued her acting career there, often playing supporting roles in French films. Rosenburgo was known for her versatility as an actress, and her ability to portray a wide range of characters. She was also highly respected for her pioneering work in promoting Brazilian culture in France, and was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the Brazilian government in recognition of her contributions. In addition to her acting work, Rosenburgo was also a writer and translator, and published several books in both Portuguese and French. She passed away in Paris in 1973 at the age of 58, leaving a lasting legacy as one of Brazil's most talented and influential actresses.
One of Regina Rosenburgo's most well-known films was "Orfeu Negro" (Black Orpheus), released in 1959. The film won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and is still considered a masterpiece of Brazilian cinema. Rosenburgo played the role of Mira, the jealous fiancée of the main character, Orfeu.
In addition to her acting and cultural work, Rosenburgo was also involved in political activism. She was a member of the French Resistance during World War II and later supported the Brazilian Communist Party. Her political views often led to conflicts with authorities, and she was briefly jailed in Brazil in the 1950s for her involvement in leftist movements.
Rosenburgo's legacy continues to be celebrated in Brazil and France. In Rio de Janeiro, a street in the neighborhood of Laranjeiras was named in her honor, while the Brazilian Film Festival in Paris has named its Best Actress award after her. Her work in promoting Brazilian culture in France helped pave the way for future generations of Brazilian artists and performers to gain recognition on the international stage.