Birth Place Matching "Rio de Janeiro, 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
One of Brazil's most famous actors, Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro was born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Maria José Junqueira dos Reis, an artist, and Francesco Santoro, an engineer. His father is Italian, while his mother, who is Brazilian, has Portuguese ancestry.
Santoro is known...
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--...
5. 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 ...
Actress | Justified
Michele Nordin was born on October 2, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Justified (2010), Believe in Me (2006) and How I Met Your Mother (2005). She has been married to Tim Rettele since September 14, 2013. They have three children.
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 ...
8. 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 ...
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.
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 Seven Women (2003). She was previously married to Roberto Locascio and Ricardo Medina.
12. 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 ...
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. Mr. Benzali received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as ...
14. 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 India: A Love Story (2009), Edge of Desire (2017) and Pé na Jaca (2006). She has been married to Carlos Eduardo Baptista since September 9, 2008. They have two ...
15. 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 ...
Actor | Louco por Elas
Brazilian actor and poet born in Rio de Janeiro. Son of singer Olivia Byington and musician Edgar Duvivier. At 9 years old began acting in theater through the drama class Tablado. At 17, he formed the group responsible for the play Z.É., Zenas Emprovisadas. Over the period studied drama in which he...
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 ...
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 has been married to Alexandre Negrão since October 7, 2017.
23. 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 ...
24. 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.
Actor | Power
Vinicius Machado, named one of the fastest rising Latino talent on television today, was a soccer player and a capoeira dancer until his sophomore year in high school, when he joined his elective drama class; he is now an internationally known actor and producer for his documentary special on ...
26. 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...
27. Glória Pires
Actress | É Proibido Fumar
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 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2009), Irrational Heart (2011) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They have three ...
28. Cauã Reymond
Actor | Avenida Brasil
The Rio de Janeiro-born Cauã Reymond is one of the most renowned names of the new generation of Brazilian actors. Since his debut in 2002, he has interpreted more than 30 roles in feature films and television. In his decade-long career, the young actor gained recognition not only for the quality of...
29. 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...
30. 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), Eternamente Pagu (1987) and Sea of Roses (1978). She was married to Gabriele Tinti. She died on October 9,...
31. Paulo Gustavo
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 is an actor and writer, known for My Mom Is a Character 2 (2016), My Mom Is a Character (2013) and 220 Volts (2011). He has been married to Thales Bretas since December 20, ...
32. Branca Ferrazo
Actress | Petunia
Branca is more than an actress; she is an Aerial Actress. A true artist with many titles: Actress/Acrobat/Aerialist/Trapeze Artist, Director, Writer and Producer. She is the founder of RAW Productions (Real Authentic Wisdom Productions), and started working behind the cameras as well as in front, ...
34. 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 | 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 ...
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 1978. They have two children.
40. Antônio Fagundes
Actor | Duas Caras
Antônio Fagundes was born on April 18, 1949 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Antônio da Silva Fagundes Filho. He is an actor and producer, known for Two Faces (2007), O Dono do Mundo (1991) and A Viagem (1994). He was previously married to Mara Carvalho and Clarisse Abujamra.
42. Marcelo Galvão
Director | O Matador
Marcelo Galvão graduated in Advertising and studied Filmmaking at New York Film Academy. He has also worked as a copywriter for J. Walter Thompson and Almap/BBDO (Brazil).
In 2001, he set up his film production company, Gatacine. Since then, he has written, produced and directed seven feature films:...
43. Adriana Esteves
Actress | Avenida Brasil
Adriana Esteves was born on December 15, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Adriana Esteves Agostinho. She is an actress, known for Brazil Avenue (2012), Kubanacan (2003) and Torre de Babel (1998). She has been married to Vladimir Brichta since February 11, 2006. They have one child....
44. Fábio Porchat
Writer | Entre Abelhas
Fábio Porchat was born on July 1, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Fábio Porchat de Assis. He is a writer and actor, known for Amongst Bees (2015), Vai que dá Certo (2013) and Viral (2014). He has been married to Nataly Mega since November 25, 2017.
45. Reginaldo Faria
Actor | Quem Tem Medo de Lobisomem?
Reginaldo Faria was born on June 11, 1937 in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Reginaldo Figueira de Faria. He is an actor and writer, known for Who's Afraid of the Werewolf? (1975), Lucio Flavio (1977) and Heavy Trouble (1977). He has been married to Vânia Dotto Alves since October 2005. He...
46. 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 ...
47. Taís Araújo
Actress | Cheias de Charme
Taís Araújo was born on November 25, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Taís Bianca Gama de Araújo. She is an actress, known for Sparkling Girls (2012), Xica da Silva (1996) and Shades of Sin (2004). She has been married to Lázaro Ramos since June 9, 2011. They have two children.
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, ...
49. Letícia Spiller
Actress | Quatro por Quatro
Letícia Spiller was born on June 19, 1973 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Letícia Pena Spiller. She is an actress and producer, known for Four Lives, Four Loves (1994), The King of the Cattle (1996) and Mild Poison (1999). She was previously married to Marcello Novaes.
Director | O Canto do Mar
Born in Brazil in 1897, Alberto Cavalcanti began his film career in France in 1920, working as writer, art director and director. He directed the avant-garde documentary Nothing But Time (1926) ("Nothing but Time"), a portrait of the lives of Parisian workers in a single day. He moved to England in...