Birth Place Matching "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Deadpool
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...
Actor | 300
Rodrigo Santoro is a world-renown actor who can recently be seen starring 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 ...
Actress | Scanners
Jennifer O'Neill was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on February 20, 1948. Her father Oscar (who died 2009 at age 91) was of Irish-Spanish descent and her mother Irene ("Rene") was English. Whereas Elvis Presley was riding high on the fame of his hit record, "Blue Suede Shoes", in 1956, in 1957--...
Actor | Minha Mãe é uma Peça 2: O Filme
Paulo Gustavo was born on October 30, 1978 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Paulo Gustavo Amaral Monteiro de Barros. He was an actor and writer, known for My Mom Is a Character 2 (2016), My Mom Is a Character (2013) and 220 Volts (2011). He was married to Thales Bretas. He died on May 4, 2021 ...
6. Bruno Campos
Actor | The Princess and the Frog
Bruno is the son of an international banker, Paulo, and an actress, Thania. Although born in Rio de Janeiro, he grew up Brazil, Toronto, Bahrain, and Houston. He has three sisters - Mara, age 33 (in 1999); Adriana, age 32; and Mariana, age 21. At age 14, he attended Michigan's Interlochen Arts ...
7. Véra Clouzot
Actress | Les diaboliques
Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, was a Brazilian-French actress.
In 1941, Véra met French actor Léo Lapara, a member of the theater company of Louis Jouvet, who toured in Brazil during World War II. Vera married the actor, taking part in the company's South American tour that...
Director | Central do Brasil
Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Walther Moreira Salles Jr. He is a director and producer, known for Central Station (1998), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) and Foreign Land (1995). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child.
10. Bianca Comparato
Actress | 3%
Bianca Mendes Comparato (born November 19, 1985) is a Brazilian actress. She is known for starring in critically acclaimed productions such as Como Esquecer in 2010, as well as A Menina sem Qualidades and Somos tao Jovens, both in 2013, the latter for which she won the Grande Prêmio do Cinema ...
12. José Padilha
Producer | Tropa de Elite
He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the ...
13. Daniel Benzali
Actor | A View to a Kill
Daniel Benzali is an internationally renowned actor who has astonished and delighted audiences worldwide for over 30 years with his powerful performances in a wide range of film, television and theatre roles. He received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as superstar ...
14. Carlos Saldanha
Director | Rio
Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Rio (2011), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005).
Saldanha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He left his hometown in 1991 to ...
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 ...
22. Mina Olivera
Actress | Dark Amazon
An award-winning actress and writer, Mina Olivera has always been a citizen of the world. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Mina often traveled with her mother on United Nations business, spending years in Switzerland and El Salvador as a child and teenager, respectively.
As the daughter of a U.N. human ...
23. Jossara Jinaro
Actress | Go for It!
Jossara Jinaro, described in the Latin media as the "strong, smart, and sexy ultimate woman," was the love child of two Maoists in South America. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and when her Mother married a Colombian diplomat she moved to Colombia. As a little girl she loved to watch movies...
Actress | O Clone
Giovanna Antonelli was born on March 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Giovanna Antonelli Prado. She is an actress and producer, known for The Clone (2001), Overwhelming Women (2002) and Brave Woman (2012). She was previously married to Roberto Locascio and Ricardo Medina.
25. Juliana Paes
Actress | Caminho das Índias
Juliana Paes was born on March 26, 1979 in Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Juliana Couto Paes. She is an actress, known for Caminho das Índias (2009), Edge of Desire (2017) and Pé na Jaca (2006). She has been married to Carlos Eduardo Baptista since September 9, 2008. They have ...
27. Eduardo Moscovis
Actor | O Cravo e a Rosa
Eduardo Moscovis was born on June 8, 1968 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Carlos Eduardo de Andrade. He is an actor, known for The Thorn and the Rose (2000), Capital Sin (1998) and Good Morning, Verônica (2020). He has been married to Cynthia Howlett since March 10, 2007. They ...
29. Bruno Barreto
Director | Flores Raras
Bruno Barreto was born on March 16, 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Bruno Villela Barreto Borges. He is a director and producer, known for Reaching for the Moon (2013), Four Days in September (1997) and Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976). He was previously married to Amy Irving.
Actress | Totalmente Demais
Marina Ruy Barbosa was born on June 30, 1995 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marina Souza Ruy Barbosa. She is an actress, known for Total Dreamer (2015), Empire (2014) and Written in the Stars (2010). She was previously married to Alexandre Negrão.
31. Aurora Miranda
Actress | Phantom Lady
Aurora Miranda had a successful career in Brazil and the US, although somewhat overshadowed by her sister Carmen Miranda's larger-then-life persona. Aurora was six years younger than Carmen, not as brilliant but equally talented and vivacious.
She made her recording debut on May 25, 1933, at the age...
32. Claudia Ohana
Actress | A Próxima Vítima
Claudia Ohana was born on February 6, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Maria Cláudia Carneiro Silva. She is an actress, known for The Next Victim (1995), Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016) and Vamp (1991). She was previously married to Ruy Guerra.
33. Murilo Benício
Director | O Beijo no Asfalto
Murilo Benício was born on July 13, 1972 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Murilo Benício Ribeiro. He is an actor and director, known for O Beijo no Asfalto (2018), Brazil Avenue (2012) and The Clone (2001). He has been married to Débora Falabella since October 1, 2012. He was previously ...
34. Norma Bengell
Actress | Terrore nello spazio
Norma Bengell was born on February 21, 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Norma Almeida Pinto Guimarães d'Area Bengell. She was an actress and director, known for Planet of the Vampires (1965), Sea of Roses (1978) and Eternamente Pagu (1987). She was married to Gabriele Tinti. She died on October 9,...
Actor | Power
Vinicius Zorin-Machado was born in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 12th 1982. His father, Antonio Carlos de Oliveira Machado, is a former professional soccer player turned entrepreneur. His mother, Sueli Ferreira Machado, segued her way to the limelight as a dancer. She earned the title ...
37. Deborah Secco
Actress | Bruna Surfistinha
Deborah Secco was born on November 26, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Deborah Fialho Secco. She is an actress and producer, known for Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011), Good Luck (2014) and America (2005). She has been married to Hugo Moura since 2015. They have one ...
39. Glória Pires
Actress | Insensato Coração
Glória Pires was born on August 23, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Glória Maria Cláudia Pires. She is known for her work on Irrational Heart (2011), Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2009) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They have three ...
Actress | CSI: NY
Anna Carolina Arias, also known as Anna Alvim Dias, moved to New York City from Rio De Janeiro Brazil when she was twelve years old. She studied at Performing Arts High school. Soon after she landed roles on television and film. She met her husband Yancey Arias when she was twenty two years old, ...
42. Larissa Vereza
Actress | SEAL Team
Born and raised in Rio de Janerio, Larissa Vereza is an award-winning actress, producer, director and writer.
Larissa's musical talents as a drummer brought her early success as a teen in a punk rock band, but it wasn't long before she switched her performing focus to acting. She studied at the ...
44. André Mattos
André Mattos, is one of Brazil's most beloved actors of theater, television and film. Recently won the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival 2019 award for Best Actor in a supporting role for " Veneza" and nominated " once again" for best actor in a supporting role for " 492" in Rio International ...
45. Marília Pêra
Actress | Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco
Marília Pêra was born on January 22, 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marília Soares Pêra. She was an actress, known for Pixote (1981), Central Station (1998) and Brega & Chique (1987). She was married to Bruno Faria, Nelson Motta, Paulo Villaça, Agildo Ribeiro and Paulo Graça ...
46. Cauã Reymond
Actor | Pedro
One of the leading actors in his native Brazil, Cauã Reymond has achieved prominence in his home country for his work in TV series, soap operas and independent films. Throughout his two-decade long career, he has portrayed a variety of challenging roles and collected many awards. He is also a ...
Writer | Annie Hall
Marshall Brickman was born on August 25, 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marshall Michael Brickman. He is a writer and producer, known for Annie Hall (1977), Sleeper (1973) and Manhattan (1979). He has been married to Nina Feinberg since 1973. They have two children.
Actress | América
Cleo Pires had her television debut at the age of eleven in a role in "Memorial de Maria Moura" (1994) (Maria Moura's Memorial). In the miniseries, she portrayed the protagonist Maria Moura as a child. The character in adulthood was played by her mother, Gloria Pires. Nine years later, she met ...