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Vasco Santana (I) (1898–1958)

Vasco Santana was born on January 28, 1898 in Benfica, Lisbon, Portugal. He was an actor and writer, known for The Courtyard of the Ballads (1942), The Tyrant Father (1941) and A Song of Lisbon (1933). He was married to Arminda Martins and Mirita Casimiro. He died on June 13, 1958 in Lisbon. See full bio »


(age 60) in Lisbon, Portugal

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Known For

The Tyrant Father Mestre José Santana
A Song of Lisbon Vasco Leitão
Maria Papoila Writer


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 1957 A Anedota da Semana (TV Series)
 1957 Os Televizinhos (TV Series)
 1957 Três Rapazes e Uma Rapariga (TV Movie)
 1957 A Loja da Esquina (TV Series)
 1956 O Dinheiro dos Pobres
 1954 O Costa d'África
Bernardo Costa - o tio de Amadeu
 1953 Confissões de Um Analfabeto (Short)
José Vasco, the Lecturer
 1953 O Comissário de Polícia
Rolinho - deputy commissioner
 1952 O Zé Analfabeto e o Trânsito (Short)
Zé Analfabeto
 1952 O Zé Analfabeto Faz Exame (Short)
Zé Analfabeto
 1952 O Zé Analfabeto na Vida Corrente (Short)
Zé Analfabeto
 1952 O Zé Analfabeto nos CTT (Short)
Zé Analfabeto
 1952 O Zé Já Não É Analfabeto (Short)
Zé Analfabeto
 1952 Eram Duzentos Irmãos
Fernão Mentes Minto
 1949 Ribatejo
 1948 Não Há Rapazes Maus
José Maria Morais / Chico Lazarento
 1947 Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira
Joaquim Marujo
 1946 Camões
 1941 The Tyrant Father
Mestre José Santana
 1933 A Song of Lisbon
Vasco Leitão
 1930 Lisboa
Tramway Ticket-seller
Show Show Writer (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Worked in radio shows, one of which, 'O Zequinha e a Lelé' (1947-1948), was often repeated. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »


Arminda Martins  (3 children) | See more »

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Officer of the Ancient, Most Noble and Enlightened Military Order of Saint James of the Sword, of the Scientific, Literary and Artistic Merit (17 January 1946). See more »

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