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Date of Birth 12 February 1926Cerro do Formigueiro, São Sepé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Date of Death 26 December 2010Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth NameDary Hugo dos Reis

Mini Bio (1)

Dary Reis was born in Formigueiro, at that time a small village in São Sepé County - Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil on February 12th, 1926. He was the third son of João Felipe dos Reis and Idalina Berger. After Dary was born the family moved to a larger town called Santa Cruz do Sul - RS. They lived there till 1931 when they moved again, this time to São Leopoldo, a town 15 miles north from the State Capital Porto Alegre. Dary lost his mother very soon after this move, in 1939 and his father later, in 1947.

Around 1945 he tried to work as a stage actor. In order to accomplish this and become a show business star, he moved to Rio de Janeiro where all the major opportunities in this area were opening up in Brazil at that time. At the beginning he had a few roles but very quickly climb the stairs of fame working on stage in Dulcina de Moraes theatrical group in several shows; in twenty two (22) movies and also in twenty six (26) soap operas most of those taking place in Globo TV.

His first marriage was with the actress Sonia de Moraes with whom he had a daughter called Leana (deceased) who married and gave him a grandson: Dary Hugo dos Reis Neto. After divorcing he married again in 1962 to Leda Lucia Marques with whom he had two children: Katia Christina and Dary Hugo dos Reis Junior. This son and daughter gave him four grandchildren: Pedro Alberto and Ana Clara, Katia's children and from his son Junior, Lucas Santos dos Reis and João Felipe dos Reis (named after his great-grandfather - Dary's father name). His last work at TV Globo was in 2005, a soap opera called 'Bang Bang' completing, therefore, sixty years of shows, movies and soap operas. On December 26th, 2010 Dary Reis passed away after a short period in coma because of cerebral-vascular disease.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Einar Arthur Berger - nephew - einarberger@uol.com.br

Spouse (2)

Leda Marques (1962 - 1980) (divorced) (2 children)
Sonia de Moraes (13 February 1953 - 1959) (divorced) (1 child)

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