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João Bénard da Costa (1935–2009)

João Bénard da Costa was born on February 7, 1935 in Lisbon, Portugal as João Pedro Bénard da Costa. He is known for his work on The Convent (1995), La ville des pirates (1983) and Rencontre unique (2007). He was married to Ana Maria Toscano. He died on May 21, 2009 in Lisbon. See full bio »


(age 74) in Lisbon, Portugal

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The Convent
The Convent Baltazar
La ville des pirates
Rencontre unique
Rencontre unique Le Pape Jean XXIII
Love Torn in a Dream
Love Torn in a Dream Le représentant du gouvernement


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 2009 A Colecção Invisível (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2009 Alfama (Short) (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2008 A Verdade Inventada (Short)
Produtor (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2007 Rencontre unique (Short)
Le Pape Jean XXIII (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2005 Magic Mirror
Bahia (Alfreda's husband) (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2002 O Princípio da Incerteza
Mr. Ferreira (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2002 Frágil Como o Mundo
Avô (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2001 Porto da Minha Infância
A man (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2000 Palavra e Utopia
Pope Clemente X (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2000 Love Torn in a Dream
Le représentant du gouvernement (as Duarte de Almeida)
 2000 Cinema Amor (Short)
Doctor (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1995 The Convent
Baltazar (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1994 A Caixa
Blind Man 2 (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1992 Aqui D'El Rei! (TV Movie)
Medico (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1991 Alex
Bárbara's Lover (as João Pedro Bénard)
 1990 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar
Baron of Alvito (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1987 O Desejado
Salvador (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1985 Le soulier de satin
Courtisans (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1984 Point de fuite (as João B. da Costa)
 1983 La ville des pirates
The father (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1981 Oxalá
Artur (as João Pedro Bénard da Costa)
 1981 The Territory
Wanderer #2 (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1981 Francisca (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1978 Amor de Perdição: Memórias de uma Família (TV Mini-Series)
Capitão do barco
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Capitão do barco (as Duarte de Almeida)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Capitão do barco (as Duarte de Almeida)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Capitão do barco (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1972 O Passado e o Presente
Honório (as Duarte de Almeida)
 1956 Lisbon
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Alternate Names:

João Pedro Bénard | João Benard Da Costa | João B. da Costa | João Pedro Bénard da Costa | Duarte de Almeida

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Director of the Cinemateca Portuguesa from 1991, assistant director from 1980. See more »

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