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Date of Birth 4 June 1937Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of Death 4 October 2014Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  (lung cancer)
Birth NameHugo Carvana de Hollanda

Mini Bio (1)

Hugo Carvana was born on June 4, 1937 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Hugo Carvana de Hollanda. He was an actor and director, known for Paraíso Tropical (2007), Como uma Onda (2004) and Tenda dos Milagres (1977). He was married to Martha Alencar. He died on October 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro.

Spouse (1)

Martha Alencar (1968 - 4 October 2014) (his death) (4 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Frequently cast in Glauber Rocha films.

Trivia (9)

A famous supporter of soccer club Fluminense of Rio de Janeiro.
Good friend of actor Claudio Marzo.
Father, with Martha Alencar, of director Pedro Carvana, Cacala Carvana, Julio Carvana and Rita.
He won 3 Kikitos Awards: for best movie: "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo" (1973); for best actor in the movie "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo 2" (1991); and for best script for the movie "Bar Esperança" (1983).
The first film he directed was "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo" (Go to work vagabond).
Hugo and Martha Alencar have been together for 41 years now (2007).
Grandfather of Theo (Rita's son), João (Pedro Carvana's son), Tomás(Cacala Carvana's son) and Hugo Neto (Julio Carvana's son with Ana Izabel).
Son of Clóvis Elói de Holanda and Alice Carvana de Castro.
Has an older brother named Ademar.

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