Birth Place Matching "Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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...
Actor | 300
One of Brazil's most talented and 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.
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--...
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 ...
9. José Padilha
Producer | Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro
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 ...
10. 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 Bruna Surfistinha (2011), Boa Sorte (2014) and América (2005). She has been married to Hugo Moura since 2015. They have one child. She was ...
12. 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 ...
13. 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 ...
14. 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 Caminho das Índias (2009), A Força do Querer (2017) and A Despedida (2014). She has been married to Carlos Eduardo Baptista since September 9, 2008. They ...
15. 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 Terra Estrangeira (1995). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child.
17. 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...
20. 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 ...
21. 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...
24. André Mattos
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 ...
26. Murilo Benício
Actor | Avenida Brasil
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 Avenida Brasil (2012), The Clone (2001) and The Man of the Year (2003). He has been married to Débora Falabella since October 1, 2012. He was previously ...
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 ...
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 Salve Jorge (2012). She has been married to Roberto Locascio since May 5, 2007. She was ...
29. 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 Paraíso Tropical (2007), Caminho das Índias (2009) and América (2005). He has been married to Giovanna Ewbank since March 13, ...
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 ...
31. Veronica Brazil
Actress | All About Teri Weigel
Buxom and shapely 5'6" Latina brunette knockout Veronica Brazil was born Veronica Cruz on October 12, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her family hails from San Salvador, Mexico. Brazil started out in the adult entertainment industry as a stripper. Veronica first began performing in explicit ...
32. 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 É Proibido Fumar (2009), Insensato Coração (2011) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They ...
33. Daniel Dantas
Actor | Paraíso Tropical
Daniel Dantas was born on June 28, 1954 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Daniel Tunes Dantas. He is an actor, known for Paraíso Tropical (2007), Treason (1998) and Ciranda de Pedra (2008). He is married to Cristina Amadeo. He was previously married to Zezé Polessa.
34. Felipe Braga
Writer | Samantha!
Recently selected by Variety as one of Latin America's New Emerging Talents behind the screen, screenwriter and director Felipe Braga is the creator of Netflix's most recent show in Brazil, Samantha!, and creative supervisor of the upcoming series Sintonia, also for Netflix. Felipe has written HBO ...
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 Cobras & Lagartos (2006), Laços de Família (2000) and Senhora do Destino (2004). She has been married to Tiago Worcman since May 6, 2007. They have one child. ...
38. 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 ...
39. 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), Mafioso (1962) and Eternamente Pagu (1987). She was married to Gabriele Tinti. She died on October 9, 2013...
41. 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 Flores Raras (2013), Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) and Four Days in September (1997). He was previously married to Amy Irving.
42. 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 Quatro por Quatro (1994), Suave Veneno (1999) and O Rei do Gado (1996). She was previously married to Marcello Novaes.
43. 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 ...
44. 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 ...
45. 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...
46. Erik Marmo
Actor | Mulheres Apaixonadas
Erik Marmo was born on June 24, 1976 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Erik Marmo de Moraes. He is an actor and writer, known for Mulheres Apaixonadas (2003), Malhação (1995) and Mais Uma Vez Amor (2005). He has been married to Larissa Burnier since March 30, 2009. They have two ...
Actress | In Too Deep
Anna Carolina Arias, also known as Anna Alvim Dias, moved to New York City from Rio De Janeiro Brazil when she was twelve years old. She studied at Performing Arts High school. Soon after she landed roles on television and film. She met her husband Yancey Arias when she was twenty two years old, ...
Self | Goal II: Living the Dream
Ronaldo was born on September 22, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima. He is an actor, known for Goal II: Living the Dream (2007), Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001) and A menina da flor (2011). He was previously married to Maria Beatriz Antony, Daniella...