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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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Known For

Encarnação do Demônio
Encarnação do Demônio Zé do Caixão
(2008)
At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
(1964)
Awakening of the Beast
(1970)

Filmography

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  Mosquitoid (filming)
Coffin Joe
 2015 Payback
Gerente
 2012 Nas Asas Do caixão (Short)
 2011 A espiritualidade e a sinuca (TV Movie)
 2010 Gurcius Gewdner Show (TV Movie)
Master of the World
 2008 Pousada da Paz (Video short)
Presenter (as Zé do Caixão)
 2008 Undertaker (Short)
Coffin Joe (voice, uncredited)
 2008 A Capital dos Mortos (Video)
 2006 5 Mentiras (Short)
Zé do Caixão
 2004 Um Show de Verão
Dono da Funerária (Josefel) (as Zé do Caixão)
 2002 A Lasanha Assassina (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 - A Vingança Maldita (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 Inferno Carnal
Dr. George Medeiros
 1976 A Estranha Hospedaria dos Prazeres
Zé do Caixão
 1971 Finis Hominis
Finis Hominis
 1970 O Profeta da Fome
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 A Sina do Aventureiro
Gregorio
 1950 Reino sangrento (Short)
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Personal Details

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 | 5 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:

The human being suffers from a split personality. Here, among friends, in society, man is one thing. Alone, delivered by his thoughts and dreams, man is something completely different. It is this world that I try to show in my movies. See more »

Trivia:

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

Nickname:

Zé do Caixão

Star Sign:

Pisces

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