Birth Place Matching "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Morena Baccarin

Actress | Deadpool

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia...

2. Rodrigo Santoro

Actor | 300

One of Brazil's most famous actors, Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro was born in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Maria José Junqueira dos Reis, an artist, and Francesco Santoro, an engineer. His father is Italian, while his mother, who is Brazilian, has Portuguese ancestry.

Santoro is known...

3. Jennifer O'Neill

Actress | Scanners

Jennifer O'Neill was born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on February 20, 1948. Her father Oscar (who died 2009 at age 91) was of Irish-Spanish descent and her mother Irene ("Rene") was English. Whereas Elvis Presley was riding high on the fame of his hit record, "Blue Suede Shoes", in 1956, in 1957--...

4. Perla Haney-Jardine

Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Perla Haney-Jardine was born on July 17, 1997 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Steve Jobs (2015) and Spider-Man 3 (2007).

5. Bruno Campos

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Bruno is the son of an international banker, Paulo, and an actress, Thania. Although born in Rio de Janeiro, he grew up Brazil, Toronto, Bahrain, and Houston. He has three sisters - Mara, age 33 (in 1999); Adriana, age 32; and Mariana, age 21. At age 14, he attended Michigan's Interlochen Arts ...

6. Michele Nordin

Actress | Believe in Me

Michele Nordin was born on October 2, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Believe in Me (2006).

7. José Padilha

Producer | Tropa de Elite

He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the ...

8. Daniel Benzali

Actor | A View to a Kill

Daniel Benzali is an internationally renowned actor who has astonished and delighted audiences worldwide for over 30 years with his powerful performances in a wide range of film, television and theatre roles. Mr. Benzali received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as ...

9. Juliana Paes

Actress | Caminho das Índias

Juliana Paes was born on March 26, 1979 in Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Juliana Couto Paes. She is an actress, known for India: A Love Story (2009), Edge of Desire (2017) and Farewell (2014). She has been married to Carlos Eduardo Baptista since September 9, 2008. They have two children.

10. Bianca Comparato

Actress | 3%

Bianca Comparato was born on November 19, 1985 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress and producer, known for 3% (2016), Belíssima (2005) and In Treatment (2012).

11. Walter Salles

Director | Central do Brasil

Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Walther Moreira Salles Jr. He is a director and producer, known for Central Station (1998), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) and Foreign Land (1995). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child.

12. Jossara Jinaro

Actress | Go for It!

Jossara Jinaro, described in the Latin media as the "strong, smart, and sexy ultimate woman," was the love child of two Maoists in South America. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and when her Mother married a Colombian diplomat she moved to Colombia. As a little girl she loved to watch movies...

13. Deborah Secco

Actress | Bruna Surfistinha

Deborah Secco was born on November 26, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Deborah Fialho Secco. She is an actress and producer, known for Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011), Good Luck (2014) and America (2005). She has been married to Hugo Moura since 2015. They have one ...

14. Diogo Sales

Actor | Game of Thrones

Diogo de Brito Sales was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He's been working extensively as an actor since 2002. And decided to move to London in 2009, after his performance in a Shakespeare's play for the RSC Complete Works Shakespeare Festival, to continue pursuing his career as an actor ...

15. Bruna Marquezine

Actress | Mulheres Apaixonadas

Bruna Marquezine was born on August 4, 1995 in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Bruna Reis Maia Marquezine. She is an actress, known for Women in Love (2003), America (2005) and Helena's Shadow (2014).

16. Marina Ruy Barbosa

Actress | Totalmente Demais

Marina Ruy Barbosa was born on June 30, 1995 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marina Souza Ruy Barbosa. She is an actress, known for Total Dreamer (2015), Empire (2014) and Seven Sins (2007). She has been married to Alexandre Negrão since September 17, 2017.

17. Seu Jorge

Soundtrack | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Seu Jorge was born on June 8, 1970 in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Jorge Mário da Silva. He is known for his work on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010) and City of God (2002).

18. Davi Santos

Actor | Tell Me a Story

Davi Santos was born on February 1, 1990 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and writer, known for Tell Me a Story (2018), Law & Order True Crime (2017) and Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015).

19. Carlos Saldanha

Director | Rio

Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Rio (2011), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005).

Saldanha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He left his hometown in 1991 to ...

20. Michelle Batista

Actress | O Negócio

Michelle Batista was born on April 26, 1986 in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Michelle Batista da Silva. She is an actress, known for The Business (2013), High School Musical: O Desafio (2010) and Dores & Amores (2010).

21. Giovanna Antonelli

Actress | O Clone

Giovanna Antonelli was born on March 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Giovanna Antonelli Prado. She is an actress and producer, known for The Clone (2001), Overwhelming Women (2002) and Seize the Day (2009). She was previously married to Roberto Locascio and Ricardo Medina.

22. Alexandre Rodrigues

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Alexandre Rodrigues was born on May 21, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), Paradise City (2009) and Junkyard Paradise.

23. Fernanda Montenegro

Actress | Central do Brasil

Arlette Pinheiro Esteves da Silva was born on 16th October 1929 in Rio de Janeiro. She adopted the name "Fernanda" because she thought it sounded good. "Montenegro" came after her family doctor.

In late 40s she was translating and adapting famous theater plays to radio. She begun her artistic life ...

24. Leandro Firmino

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Leandro Firmino was born on June 23, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), Trash (2014) and Rio em Furia.

25. Glória Pires

Actress | É Proibido Fumar

Glória Pires was born on August 23, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Glória Maria Cláudia Pires. She is known for her work on Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2009), Irrational Heart (2011) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They have three ...

26. Murilo Benício

Director | O Beijo no Asfalto

Murilo Benício was born on July 13, 1972 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Murilo Benício Ribeiro. He is an actor and director, known for O Beijo no Asfalto (2018), Brazil Avenue (2012) and The Clone (2001). He has been married to Débora Falabella since October 1, 2012. He was previously ...

27. Véra Clouzot

Actress | Les diaboliques

Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, was a Brazilian-French actress.

In 1941, Véra met French actor Léo Lapara, a member of the theater company of Louis Jouvet, who toured in Brazil during World War II. Vera married the actor, taking part in the company's South American tour that...

28. Adriana Esteves

Actress | Avenida Brasil

Adriana Esteves was born on December 15, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Adriana Esteves Agostinho. She is an actress, known for Brazil Avenue (2012), Kubanacan (2003) and Torre de Babel (1998). She has been married to Vladimir Brichta since February 11, 2006. They have one child....

29. Nanda Costa

Actress | Sonhos Roubados

Nanda Costa was born on September 24, 1986 in Parati, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Fernanda Costa Campos Cotote. She is an actress, known for Sonhos Roubados (2009), The Big Catch (2017) and Rat Fever (2011).

30. Douglas Silva

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Douglas Silva was born in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and producer, known for City of God (2002), Blindness (2008) and City of Men (2002). He has been married to Carolina Brito Samarão since November 2008.

31. Vinicius Machado

Actor | Power

Vinicius Machado, named one of the fastest rising Latino talent on television today, was a soccer player and a capoeira dancer until his sophomore year in high school, when he joined his elective drama class; he is now an internationally known actor and producer for his documentary special on ...

32. Fábio Porchat

Actor | Vai que dá Certo

Fábio Porchat was born on July 1, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Fábio Porchat de Assis. He is an actor and writer, known for Vai que dá Certo (2013), Viral (2014) and Porta dos Fundos: Contrato Vitalício (2016). He has been married to Nataly Mega since November 25,...

33. Carolina Dieckmann

Actress | Cobras & Lagartos

Carolina Dieckmann was born on September 16, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Snakes & Lizards (2006), Family Ties (2000) and Her Own Destiny (2004). She has been married to Tiago Worcman since May 6, 2007. They have one child. She was previously ...

34. Marshall Brickman

Writer | Annie Hall

Marshall Brickman was born on August 25, 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marshall Michael Brickman. He is a writer and producer, known for Annie Hall (1977), Sleeper (1973) and Manhattan (1979). He has been married to Nina Feinberg since 1978. They have two children.

35. Norma Bengell

Actress | Terrore nello spazio

Norma Bengell was born on February 21, 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Norma Almeida Pinto Guimarães d'Area Bengell. She was an actress and director, known for Planet of the Vampires (1965), Eternamente Pagu (1987) and Sea of Roses (1978). She was married to Gabriele Tinti. She died on October 9,...

36. Antônio Fagundes

Actor | Duas Caras

Antônio Fagundes was born on April 18, 1949 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Antônio da Silva Fagundes Filho. He is an actor and producer, known for Two Faces (2007), O Dono do Mundo (1991) and Port of Miracles (2001).

37. Claudia Ohana

Actress | A Próxima Vítima

Claudia Ohana was born on February 6, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Maria Cláudia Carneiro Silva. She is an actress, known for The Next Victim (1995), Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016) and Vamp (1991). She was previously married to Ruy Guerra.

38. Letícia Spiller

Actress | Quatro por Quatro

Letícia Spiller was born on June 19, 1973 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Letícia Pena Spiller. She is an actress and producer, known for Four Lives, Four Loves (1994), The King of the Cattle (1996) and Mild Poison (1999). She was previously married to Marcello Novaes.

39. Mina Olivera

Actress | Dark Amazon

An award-winning actress and writer, Mina Olivera has always been a citizen of the world. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Mina often traveled with her mother on United Nations business, spending years in Switzerland and El Salvador as a child and teenager, respectively.

As the daughter of a U.N. human ...

40. Bruno Gagliasso

Actor | Paraíso Tropical

Bruno Gagliasso was born on April 13, 1982 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Bruno Gagliasso Marques. He is an actor and producer, known for Tropical Paradise (2007), India: A Love Story (2009) and The Enchanted Tale (2011). He has been married to Giovanna Ewbank since March 13, 2010. He...

41. Anitta

Actress | Breaking Through

Larissa de Macedo Machado (born 30 March 1993), known by her stage name Anitta, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and businesswoman. She is managed internationally by John Shahidi of Shots Studios.

She began singing at age 8 in a choir from a Catholic church in the Honório Gurgel ...

42. Cauã Reymond

Actor | Avenida Brasil

The Rio de Janeiro-born Cauã Reymond is one of the most renowned names of the new generation of Brazilian actors. Since his debut in 2002, he has interpreted more than 30 roles in feature films and television. In his decade-long career, the young actor gained recognition not only for the quality of...

43. André Mattos

Actor | Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro

André Mattos, is one of Brazil's most beloved actors of theater, television and film. Mattos was destined for the stage having been born to Emílio and Zélia de Mattos, theater actors on their own right. With hundreds of plays under his belt it was inevitable that Mattos would become a household ...

44. Nathalia Dill

Actress | Tropa de Elite

Nathalia Dill began her career performing in plays such as "A Glória de Nelson", in 2005, and "Jogos na hora da Sesta" in the same year. In 2006 she was invited to join the cast of the HBO's series "Mandrake", where she appeared in "Rosas Negras". In 2007, Deborah Rios played the villain in the ...

45. Jonathan Haagensen

Actor | Cidade de Deus

Jonathan Haagensen was born on February 23, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), O Diabo a Quatro (2004) and City of Men (2007).

46. Bruno Barreto

Director | Flores Raras

Bruno Barreto was born on March 16, 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Bruno Villela Barreto Borges. He is a director and producer, known for Reaching for the Moon (2013), Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) and Four Days in September (1997). He was previously married to Amy Irving.

47. Tatá Werneck

Actress | Amor à Vida

Tatá Werneck was born on August 11, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Talita Werneck Arguelhes. She is an actress and writer, known for Trail of Lies (2013), Comédia MTV (2010) and Burning Hearts (2016).

48. Maria Luísa Mendonça

Actress | Carandiru

Maria Luisa Mendonça's mother is Lygia Maria Mendonça, a plastic artist. Her father is Newton Mendonça, a lawyer. Maria Luisa has a daughter with Rogério Gallo: Júlia. When she was 8, her older sister, Maria Fernanda, died.

She likes to paint and to sculpture. In 2006 she made her debut as a ...

49. Cleo

Actress | América

Cleo Pires had her television debut at the age of eleven in a role in "Memorial de Maria Moura" (1994) (Maria Moura's Memorial). In the miniseries, she portrayed the protagonist Maria Moura as a child. The character in adulthood was played by her mother, Gloria Pires. Nine years later, she met ...

50. Dani Suzuki

Self | The Voice Brasil

Dani Suzuki is an actress, presenter and director. She graduated in Industrial Design from PUC Rio and in Classical Ballet at the Municipal Theater of RJ. She studied directing and acting at the NY Film Academy (NY-LA), participated in the "Shakespeare Globe" Workshop with Yolanda Vazquez and ...


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