Melhores Atores

by agmarraimundo | created - 28 Dec 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

Melhores atores nacionais

1. Milhem Cortaz

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Milhem Cortaz begin his career studying with the Brazilian director Antunes Filho. He wen to the Piccollo Teatro de Milano, in Italy where he spent three years studying Comedy Dellart and other techniques. Back to Brazil, he started doing some films. One of his first films was "Olhos de Vampa" and ...

2. Wagner Moura

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Moura was born in Salvador, a city located in Northeast Region of Brazil, but grew up in the small town of Rodelas, Bahia. His mother, Alderiva, was a housewife, and his father, José Moura, was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to Salvador, Bahia.


3. Irandhir Santos

Actor | Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro

Irandhir Santos was born on August 22, 1978 in Limoeiro, Pernambuco, Brazil as Irandhir Gleriston Santos Pinto. He is an actor, known for Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (2010), Tattoo (2013) and Old River (2016).

4. Fernanda Montenegro

Actress | Central do Brasil

Arlette Pinheiro Esteves da Silva was born on 16th October 1929 in Rio de Janeiro. She adopted the name "Fernanda" because she thought it sounded good. "Montenegro" came after her family doctor.

In late 40s she was translating and adapting famous theater plays to radio. She begun her artistic life ...

5. Simone Spoladore

Actress | Desmundo

Simone Spoladore was born on October 29, 1979 in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. She is an actress and director, known for Desmundo (2002), Elvis & Madonna (2010) and Não Se Pode Viver Sem Amor (2010).

6. Lázaro Ramos

Director | Medida Provisória

Lázaro Ramos was born on November 1, 1978 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil as Luiz Lázaro Sacramento Ramos. He is an actor and director, known for Executive Order (2020), Snakes & Lizards (2006) and Madame Satã (2002). He has been married to Taís Araújo since June 9, 2011. They have two ...

7. Leonardo Medeiros

Actor | Cabra-Cega

Leonardo Medeiros was born on November 20, 1964 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Leonardo Wilson de Medeiros. He is an actor and producer, known for Cabra-Cega (2004), Not by Chance (2007) and December (2008).

8. Marcelia Cartaxo

Actress | A Hora da Estrela

Marcelia Cartaxo was born on October 27, 1963 in Cajazeiras, Paraíba, Brazil as Marcélia de Souza Cartaxo. She is an actress and director, known for Hour of the Star (1985), Pacarrete (2019) and The History of Eternity (2014).

9. José Dumont

Actor | O Homem que Virou Suco

Jose Dumont was born in Bananeiras, a small city in Paráiba, Brazil. In the early 70s he started working in the theatre. He soon started in the cinema too. His first film was "Morte e Vida Severina", a very successful musical in Brazil. His next movie was "Lúcio Flávio, Passageiro da Agonia". In ...

10. Rodrigo Santoro

Actor | 300

Rodrigo Santoro is a world-renown actor who starred alongside Academy Award Winner Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, and Geoffrey Wright in the hit HBO series "Westworld," created by Jonah Nolan and produced by JJ Abrams. Rodrigo played the male lead in the Hulu series "Reprisal" for producer ...

11. Júlio Andrade

Actor | Sob Pressão

Júlio Andrade was born on October 8, 1976 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He is an actor and director, known for Under Pressure (2017), Gonzaga: From Father to Son (2012) and One Against All (2016).

12. Raul Cortez

Actor | O Rei do Gado

Raul Cortez was born on August 28, 1932 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Raul Christiano Machado Cortez. He was an actor and casting director, known for The King of the Cattle (1996), Terra Speranza (2002) and Her Own Destiny (2004). He was married to Tânia Caldas and Célia Helena. He died on ...

13. Paulo Autran

Actor | A Máquina

Paulo Autran was born on September 7, 1922 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Paulo Paquet Autran. He was an actor, known for The Machine (2005), Guerra dos Sexos (1983) and O País dos Tenentes. He was married to Karin Rodrigues. He died on October 12, 2007 in São Paulo, São Paulo,...

14. Caio Blat

Actor | Carandiru

Caio Blat is certainly the most talented young actor in Brazil. His successful career began at age 9, in TV-commercials and guest appearances in educational shows in public broadcast. In 1994, his debut as Young Carlos in the series "Éramos Seis" was well received by the public and critics, but ...

15. Leandra Leal

Actress | Cheias de Charme

Leandra Leal's career is what you can consider a mathematic phenomenon by the sheer number of works accomplished in such a short amount of time. At 33 years old and with a career that spans 32 years (she first stepped onto a stage in the arms of her mother, the actress Angela Leal, in the role of a...

16. Fabiula Nascimento

Actress | Estômago

Fabiula Nascimento was born on August 18, 1978 in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007), A Wolf at the Door (2013) and Internal Affairs (2009). She was previously married to Alexandre Nero.

17. Grande Otelo

Actor | Fitzcarraldo

Sebastião Bernardes de Souza Prata was born in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais state, but became a famous actor in Rio de Janeiro.

At the National Opera, where he studied, got the nickname "The Little Otelo". Then, he decided to be called "Great Otelo" or in Portuguese, "Grande Otelo".

He acted in theaters,...

18. Chico Xavier

Writer | A Viagem

Chico Xavier was born on April 2, 1910 in Pedro Leopoldo, Minas Gerais, Brazil as Francisco Cândido Xavier. He was a writer, known for A Viagem (1975), E a Vida Continua... (2012) and Renúncia (1982). He died on June 30, 2002 in Uberaba, Minas Gerais.

19. Enrique Diaz

Actor | Carandiru

Enrique Diaz was born in 1968 in Peru as Enrique Díaz Rocha. He is an actor and director, known for Carandiru (2003), Above Justice (2016) and Capitu and the Chapter (2021). He is married to Mariana Lima. They have two children.

20. Selton Mello

Actor | O Palhaço

Selton Mello is a Brazilian actor, director, and screenwriter.

Beginning his career in television during childhood, Mello is today one of Brazil's most prominent and critically acclaimed artists - with an extensive body of work in theater, cinema, and other creative fronts.

Mello played leading roles...

21. Chico Díaz

Actor | Corisco & Dadá

Chico Díaz was born in Mexico, but due to his Paraguayan father's diplomatic career, spent his childhood in Peru and went to Brazil in 1969, where he has remained ever since. He was a young stage actor when he was cast in his first movie.

22. Gero Camilo

Actor | Man on Fire

Gero Camilo was born on December 18, 1970 in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. He is an actor, known for Man on Fire (2004), Carandiru (2003) and Sound & Fury (2009).

23. Osmar Prado

Actor | Olga

Osmar Prado was born on August 18, 1947 in São Paulo, SP, Brazil as Osmar do Amaral Barbosa. He is an actor, known for Olga (2004), 10 Segundos para Vencer (2018) and Ciranda de Pedra (2008). He is married to Vânia Pacheco. They have one child. He was previously married to Elizabeth Barbosa.

24. Marieta Severo

Actress | A Grande Família

Marieta Severo was born on November 2, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marieta Severo da Costa. She is an actress and writer, known for Big Family (2001), Owner of the Story (2004) and Verdades Secretas (2015). She was previously married to Chico Buarque and Carlos Vergara.

25. Silvio Guindane

Actor | Como Nascem os Anjos

Silvio Guindane has acting since 11 years old, starting in Como Nascem os Anjos (1996), which won him several awards, among them a "Kikito" at the Gramado festival and a "Candango" at the Brasília Festival.

Silvio is one of the most present actors in the Brazilian cinema, working with filmmakers as ...

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