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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Brazil and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Brazil is included when available.

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This historic screenwriters from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from Brazil?" These prominent screenwriters of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian screenwriters.

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Bob Burnquist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Brazil
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Roberto Dean Silva Burnquist, popularly known as Bob Burnquist, is a Brazilian professional skateboarder. In 2010 he became the first skateboarder to land a "fakie 900", making Burnquist the fifth person in history to successfully complete the 900 trick. ...more

Age: 39

Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

Profession: Skateboarder

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Lúcia Murat is a screenwriter, film producer and film director. ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Found Memories, Almost Brothers, Brave New Land, Another Love Story, Rio Sex Comedy, + more

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Julia Bacha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Brazil
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Julia Bacha is a Brazilian documentary filmmaker. She is a media strategist and award-winning filmmaker whose work has been exhibited at Sundance, Tribeca, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Dubai International Film Festivals, and broadcast on the BBC, HBO, Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya television channels. Since ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor, Film Director

Credits: Budrus, Control Room, Encounter Point, My Neighbourhood

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Carlos Saldanha is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Brazil
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Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films who works with Blue Sky Studios. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Rio, Rio 2, and the co-director of Ice Age and Robots. In Rio, his daughter, Sofia Scarpa Saldanha, voices Linda Gunderson as a ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Animator, Voice acting, Film Director

Credits: Ice Age, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Rio, Robots, + more

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