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José Mojica Marins

José Mojica Marins was born on March 13, 1936 in San Paulo, Brazil, to a family of simple means. José's love of movies began at an early age. He spent a great deal of his time with his family at the local movie house, which his father helped manage. By the time he was eighteen, he had completed over eighty films. From his earliest years, his ... See full bio »
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 2011 A espiritualidade e a sinuca (TV Movie)
 2008 A Capital dos Mortos (Video)
 2006 5 Mentiras (Short)
Zé do Caixão
 2004 Summer Show
Dono da Funerária (Josefel) (as Zé do Caixão)
 2002 The Killer Lasagna (Short)
 2001 Acampamento Legal (TV Series)
Zé Do Caixão (2001-2002)
 1999 As Aventuras de Tiazinha (TV Series)
Dr. Ziggy
 1997 Contos de Horror
Padre / Cavaleiro do Medo
 1997 Ed Mort
Silva 3
 1997 A Guilhotina do Terror (Video)
Zé do Caixão
 1996 Babu - Damned Revenge (as Coffin Joe)
 1989 Dama de Paus (as J.Avelar)
 1988 Olho por Olho (TV Series)
Lúcio Fera
 1987 Horas Fatais
Dr.Honório
 1978 A Deusa de Mármore
Seu Sete Encruzilhada
 1977 O Abismo
Professor Pearson
 1977 Hellish Flesh
 1976 A Estranha Hospedaria dos Prazeres
Zé do Caixão
 1971 End of Man
Finis Hominis
 1970 The Prophet of Hunger
Fakir Ali Khan
 1969 O Cangaceiro Sem Deus
Zé das Penitências
 1968 Por Exemplo Butantã (Short)
 1968 O Estranho Mundo de Zé do Caixão
Professor Oaxiac Odez (segment "Ideologia")
 1958 Adventurer's Fate
Gregorio
 1950 Reino sangrento (Short)
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Other Works:

Guest star in Brazilian short "A Voz do Brasil", by Walter Luís Rogério, with Luis Alberto Pereira, Jairo Ferreira, Julio Calasso, Primo Carbonari, Rogério Sganzerla, and others. Brasil, São Paulo, 1981, 30 minutes.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

J. Avelar | J.Avelar | Coffin Joe | Zé do Caixão

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't care what people think about me or my character. I don't try to be nice. My only goal is to motivate the public to watch my movies. I don't mind being a scapegoat for people's fear and anger. If everyone hated me as a person but still enjoyed my pictures, I would be a happy man. See more »

Trivia:

Is informally considered the "Brazilian Dario Argento". See more »

Nickname:

Zé do Caixão

Star Sign:

Pisces

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