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Antonio Pitanga

Antonio Pitanga was born on June 13, 1939 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil as Antônio Luis Sampaio. He is an actor and director, known for Chico Rei (1985), Barravento (1962) and I'd Receive the Worst News from Your Beautiful Lips (2011). He has been married to Benedita da Silva since 1992. They have one child. He was previously married to Vera Manhães. See full bio »

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Known For

Chico Rei
Chico Rei Bené
(1985)
Barravento
Barravento Firmino
(1962)
The Given Word
The Given Word Coca, the Capoeira Fighter
(1962)

Filmography

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 2012 A Promessa de Gerônimo (Short) (completed)
Geronimo
 2011 A promessa de Geronimo (Short) (post-production)
Gernimo
 2014 Lilyhammer (TV Series)
Blind Man
- Foreign Affairs (2014) ... Blind Man
 2014 Retrovisor (TV Series)
Luís Gama
 2013 Vendo ou Alugo
Seu Capô
 2013 Side by Side (TV Series)
Túlio
- Episode #1.154 (2013) ... Túlio
- Episode #1.148 (2013) ... Túlio
- Episode #1.146 (2013) ... Túlio
- Episode #1.143 (2013) ... Túlio
- Episode #1.141 (2013) ... Túlio
 2012 O Grande Kilapy
Pai de Joãzinho
 2012 O Terno do Zé (Short)
 2010 S.O.S. Emergência (TV Series)
 2010 Cat's Cradle (TV Series)
Miguel
- Episode #1.143 (2010) ... Miguel
- Episode #1.142 (2010) ... Miguel
- Episode #1.139 (2010) ... Miguel
- Episode #1.137 (2010) ... Miguel
- Episode #1.135 (2010) ... Miguel
 2010 Good Morning, Eternity
Calunga
 2008 Faça Sua História (TV Series)
Passageiro
- A Estrela da TV (2008) ... Passageiro
 2008 Casos e Acasos (TV Series)
Médico
 2007 O Homem Que Desafiou o Diabo
Preto Velho
 2007 Amazônia: De Galvez a Chico Mendes (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2007)
 2006 Zuzu Angel
Policial gentil
 2003 Garotas do ABC
Aurélio de Souza
 2003 Agora É Que São Elas (TV Series)
 1999 Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei
Valentim
 1995 A Próxima Vítima (TV Series)
Cléber Noronha
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Cléber Noronha
 1994 Teen's Confessions (TV Series)
- Mamãe Noel (1994)
 1993 Guerra Sem Fim (TV Series)
 1993 O Marajá (TV Series)
Tato
 1991 O Fantasma da Ópera (TV Mini-Series)
 1990 A História de Ana Raio E Zé Trovão (TV Series)
Elomar
 1990 O Quinto Macaco
Drunk at the Party
 1989 Kananga do Japão (TV Series)
Bira
 1989 Haute tension (TV Series)
Telemaque
- Au bout du rouleau (1989) ... Telemaque
 1988 Dedé Mamata
 1988 Olho por Olho (TV Series)
Baba Ovo
 1987 Corpo Santo (TV Series)
Patrício
 1986 La mansión de Araucaima
Cristobal- The Slave
 1986 Dona Beija (TV Series)
Moisés
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Moisés
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Moisés
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Moisés
 1985 Chico Rei
Bené
 1985 O Rei do Rio
 1985 Tudo em Cima (TV Mini-Series)
 1985 Tenda dos Milagres (TV Mini-Series)
Exu
 1985 Roque Santeiro (TV Series)
Jagunço (1985)
 1984 Meu Destino é Pecar (TV Mini-Series)
Dioclésio
 1984 Partido Alto (TV Series)
Jacaré
 1984 Quilombo
Acaiuba
 1983 Bandidos da Falange (TV Mini-Series)
 1982 O Homem do Pau-Brasil
Proletarian leader #1
 1982 Rio Babilônia
Bira
 1981 Rosa Baiana (TV Series)
 1980 The Age of the Earth
Black Christ
 1979 A Deusa Negra
 1978 In the Mouth of the World
Antônio
 1977 Sweet Thieves
 1977 O Astro (TV Series)
Engenheiro
 1977 Espelho Mágico (TV Series)
 1977 O Espantalho (TV Series)
 1976 Deadly Cruelty
Deca
 1976 Bahia
Martim
 1975 Ovelha Negra (TV Series)
Dito Preto
 1973 Os Ossos do Barão (TV Series)
 1972 Câncer
 1972 Vozes do Medo
 1972 When Carnival Comes
Cuíca
 1972 Jerônimo, o Herói do Sertão (TV Series)
Zabumba
- Laços de Sangue (1972) ... Zabumba
 1971 Meus Filhos (TV Movie)
 1971 O Homem Que Deve Morrer (TV Series)
Pé na Cova
 1969 Corisco, O Diabo Loiro
Zé Baiano
 1969 Em Compasso de Espera
Astis
 1969 Sangue do Meu Sangue (TV Series)
José do Patrocínio
 1969 The Woman of Everyone
Vampiro
 1969 Dez Vidas (TV Series)
José do Patrocínio
- Episode dated 4 August 1969 (1969) ... José do Patrocínio
 1969 Vidas em Conflito (TV Series)
Robson
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Robson
 1968 Ana (TV Series)
Antônio
 1968 Tropici
Black Man
 1967 Cangaceiros de Lampião
Cravo Roxo
 1967 Mar Corrente
Luiz
 1965 Samba
Paulo's friend (as Antonio Sampaio)
 1965 Plantation Boy
Zé Guedes
 1964 The Guns
Voz (as Antônio Sampaio)
 1964 Lampiao, King of the Badlands (as Antonio L.Sampaio)
 1963 Sol Sobre a Lama (as Antônio Sampaio)
 1963 Ganga Zumba
Ganga Zumba (as Antonio L. Sampaio)
 1962 Barravento
Firmino (as Antonio Sampaio)
 1962 Tocaia no Asfalto (as Antonio Luiz Sampaio)
 1962 The Given Word
Coca, the Capoeira Fighter (as Antonio L. Sampaio)
 1961 A Grande Feira
Chico Diabo (as Antonio Luiz Sampaio)
 1960 Bahia de Todos os Santos
Pitanga
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Antonio L.Sampaio | Antonio L. Sampaio | Antonio Luiz Sampaio | Antonio Sampaio | Antônio Sampaio
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Trivia:

The surname "Pitanga" comes from his character on the picture "Bahia de Todos os Santos" (1960), where he was credited as Antonio Luiz Sampaio. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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