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Fernando Ramos da Silva (1967–1987)

Fernando was the star of only one film in his short life. He played Pixote - a street child - in Pixote (1981). During his short period of fame, Fernando was seen as a symbol of hope for the Brazilian street kids. He grew up in a poor neighborhood of Diadema - a industrial city close to São Paulo - Brazil. Illiterate and poor, Fernando played ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1983 Gabriela
Tuísca (as Fernando Ramos)
 1981 Pixote
Pixote
 1981 O Amor É Nosso (TV Series)
Pingo
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 2007 Pixote, in Memoriam (Documentary)
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The album "Tender Prey," by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, was dedicated to him. See more »

Nickname:

Pixote

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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