Luiz Bonfá was born on October 17, 1922 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Luiz Floriano Bonfá. He was a composer and actor, known for Blindness (2008), Remember Me (2010) and Whatever Works (2009). He died on January 12, 2001 in Rio de Janeiro. See full bio »
Bonfá, who was well-known for his musical contributions to the Brazilian film Black Orpheus (1959) ("Black Orpheus") died on the same day, in the same year as actor Ademar da Silva, who starred in the film playing the role of the "angel of death" that follows the main character throughout the film.