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Jorge Amado (I) (1912–2001)

Jorge Amado was born on August 10, 1912 in Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil. He was a writer, known for Gabriela (1975), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982) and The Sandpit Generals (1971). He was married to Zélia Gattai and Matilde Garcia Rosa. He died on August 6, 2001 in Salvador, Bahia. See full bio »

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Known For

Gabriela
Gabriela Writer
(1975)
Kiss Me Goodbye
(1982)
The Sandpit Generals
(1971)
Tieta
Tieta Writer
(1989-1990)

Filmography

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 2017 Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos (original story)
 2015 O Duelo (novel)
 2012 Gabriela (TV Series) (novel - 69 episodes)
- Episode #1.76 (2012) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.75 (2012) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.74 (2012) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.73 (2012) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.72 (2012) ... (novel)
 2011 Capitães da Areia (novel)
 2010 Quincas Berro d'Água (novel)
 2002 Pastores da Noite (TV Mini-Series) (story - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (story)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (story)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (story)
 2001 Porto dos Milagres (TV Series) (novel "Mar Morto")
 1999 Fallen Angels Paradise (novel "Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos")
 1998 Dona Flor e Seus 2 Maridos (TV Series) (novel "Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos")
 1995-1996 Tocaia Grande (TV Series) (novel "Tocaia Grande" - 181 episodes)
- Episode #1.180 (1996) ... (novel "Tocaia Grande")
- Episode #1.179 (1996) ... (novel "Tocaia Grande")
- Episode #1.178 (1996) ... (novel "Tocaia Grande")
- Episode #1.177 (1996) ... (novel "Tocaia Grande")
- Episode #1.176 (1996) ... (novel "Tocaia Grande")
 1996 Tieta do Agreste (freely adapted from the novel by)
 1992 Tereza Batista (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Tereza Batista Cansada de Guerra" - 28 episodes)
- Episode #1.27 (1992) ... (novel "Tereza Batista Cansada de Guerra")
- Episode #1.28 (1992) ... (novel "Tereza Batista Cansada de Guerra")
- Episode #1.26 (1992) ... (novel "Tereza Batista Cansada de Guerra")
- Episode #1.25 (1992) ... (novel "Tereza Batista Cansada de Guerra")
- Episode #1.24 (1992) ... (novel "Tereza Batista Cansada de Guerra")
 1989-1990 Tieta (TV Series) (novel "Tieta do Agreste" - 195 episodes)
- Episode #1.195 (1990) ... (novel "Tieta do Agreste")
- Episode #1.194 (1990) ... (novel "Tieta do Agreste")
- Episode #1.192 (1990) ... (novel "Tieta do Agreste")
- Episode #1.193 (1990) ... (novel "Tieta do Agreste")
- Episode #1.191 (1990) ... (novel "Tieta do Agreste")
 1989 Capitães da Areia (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1986 Tenda dos Milagres (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 30 episodes)
- Episode #1.30 (1986) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.29 (1986) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.28 (1986) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.27 (1986) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.26 (1986) ... (novel)
 1986 Jubiabá (novel)
 1983 Gabriela (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela")
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye (suggested by material from)
 1981 Terras do Sem-Fim (TV Series) (novel "Terras do Sem Fim")
 1978 A Morte E a Morte de Quincas Berro D'Água (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 Podzemí svobody (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Bahia (dialogue) / (novel)
 1975 Gabriela (TV Series) (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela" - 130 episodes)
- Episode #1.134 (1975) ... (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela")
- Episode #1.133 (1975) ... (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela")
- Episode #1.132 (1975) ... (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela")
- Episode #1.131 (1975) ... (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela")
- Episode #1.130 (1975) ... (novel "Gabriela, Cravo e Canela")
 1971 The Sandpit Generals (novel "Capitães da Areia") / (story)
 1964 Seara Vermelha (novel "Seara Vermelha")
 1961 Gabriela, Cravo e Canela (TV Series) (novel)
 1957 Die Windrose (Documentary) (Brazilian segment)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Terras do Sem Fim (1956) ... (novel)
 1950 Estrela da Manhã (story)
 1949 Vendaval Maravilhoso (novel: ABC de Castro Alves)
 1948 Terra Violenta (novel "Terras do Sem Fim")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"O Pais do Carnaval" (novel, 1931) See more »
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Personal Quote:

Many things I might not write today because I no longer believe them, but I wouldn't change them since I believed them at the time.

Trivia:

Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1985 See more »

Nickname:

The Brazilian Balzac

Star Sign:

Leo

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