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Ademar Da Silva (1927–2001)

Ademar Da Silva was born on September 29, 1927 in São Paulo, Brazil as Adhemar Ferreira da Silva. He was an actor, known for Black Orpheus (1959), Olympic Games: 1956 (1956) and Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad (1952). He died on January 12, 2001 in São Paulo. See full bio »


(age 73) in São Paulo, Brazil

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 1959 Black Orpheus
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 1956 Olympic Games: 1956 (Documentary)
 1952 Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)

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Adhemar Feirrera da Silva

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Da Silva, who was well-known for his role as the "angel of death" who follows the main character in the Brazilian film Black Orpheus (1959) ("Black Orpheus") died on the same day, in the same year as composer Luiz Bonfá, who composed and performed the music to that film. See more »

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