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List of famous TV actors from Brazil, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Brazil has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Brazilian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Brazil this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Brazil then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Brazilian TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Brazil?"

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Fernanda Paes Leme is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Salve Jorge, Insensato Coração Fernanda Paes Leme is a film actress.

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Zózimo Bulbul is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Zózimo Bulbul was a Brazilian actor, filmmaker, and activist. Bulbul was a prominent proponent of Afro-Brazilian culture within Brazilian cinema and society at-large. Bulbul co-founded ...more

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Rodrigo Santoro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Lost, Mulheres Apaixonadas, Estrela-Guia Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro is a Brazilian actor. He has appeared in many successful movies, including Brainstorm, Carandiru, Love Actually, Che, I Love You Phillip Morris, and Rio. He is ...more

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Sônia Braga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
American Family, As Cariocas, Dancin' Days Sônia Maria Campos Braga is a Brazilian actress. Nominated for three Golden Globes and an Emmy Award, Braga is best known for her performances in Kiss of the Spider Woman, and Moon Over ...more

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Adriana Lima is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Pista Dupla Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian model and actress is best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. At the age of 15, ...more

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Luís Melo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
A Casa das Sete Mulheres Luís Melo is a Brazilian actor.

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Morena Baccarin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Firefly, Homeland, Justice League Morena Baccarin is a Brazilian American actress. She is best known for portraying Inara Serra in the series Firefly and the follow-up film Serenity, Adria in the series Stargate SG-1 and the ...more

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Gisele Bündchen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Gisele Bndchen was born in July 20, 1980 in the town of Horizontina in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil. Shes a super model that has been the face for more than 20 brands like Nivea, Colcci (Brazilian ...more

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Alessandra Ambrosio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Alessandra Corine Ambrósio is a Brazilian model. Ambrosio is best known for her work with Victoria's Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company's "PINK" ...more

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Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Malhação, Custe o Que Custar Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima commonly known as Ronaldo, is a retired Brazilian footballer. Popularly dubbed "the phenomenon", he is considered by experts and fans to be ...more

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Ivete Sangalo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Gabriela Ivete María Dias de Sangalo Cady is a Latin Grammy Award-winning Brazilian singer, songwriter, and occasional actress and television show host. She is one of the most popular and ...more

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Jennifer O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Bare Essence, Cover Up Jennifer O'Neill is an American actress, model, author and speaker, known for her role in the 1971 film Summer of '42 and modelling for CoverGirl cosmetics starting in the 1970s.

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Anderson Silva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
The Ultimate Fighter, Spike Guys' Choice Awards Anderson da Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Middleweight Champion. Silva holds the longest title defense streak in UFC history, which ended in 2013 with 16 consecutive ...more

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Daniel Benzali is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Murder One, The Agency Daniel Benzali is a Brazilian-American stage, television and film actor.

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Rita Lee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Top Model, Celebridade Rita Lee is a Brazilian rock singer and composer. Lee continues to be a popular figure in Brazilian entertainment, where she is also known for being an animal rights activist and a vegetarian. ...more

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Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Mexican club Querétaro. His main playing position is as an ...more

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Marcos Palmeira is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Mandrake, Torre de Babel, Salsa e Merengue Marcos Palmeira de Paula is a Brazilian actor. He is nephew of the siblings Chico Anysio and Lupe Gigliotti.

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Guy Ecker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Las Vegas, Heridas de Amor, Un Amor de Película Guy Frederick Ecker is a American - Brazilian actor better known for his work in telenovelas. Ecker became a household name in Latin America for his portrayal of Sebastián Vallejo in the ...more

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Bruno Campos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Nip/Tuck, Jesse, Leap Years Bruno Campos is a Brazilian-born United States-based actor, best known for his roles of Dr. Quentin Costa on the award winning television show Nip/Tuck, the voice of Prince Naveen in the ...more

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Sérgio Mendes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Sérgio Santos Mendes is a Brazilian musician. He has over 55 releases, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original ...more

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Xuxa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Xuxa, As Brasileiras Maria da Graça Xuxa Meneghel, commonly known as Xuxa, is a Brazilian television presenter, film actress, singer and businesswoman. Her various shows have been broadcast in Portuguese, ...more

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Fernando Meirelles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Fernando Ferreira Meirelles is a Brazilian film director, producer and screenwriter. His best known film is City of God, released in 2002 in Brazil and in 2003 in the U.S. by Miramax Films, ...more

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Izabel Goulart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Maria Izabel Goulart Dourado, better known as Izabel Goulart, is a Brazilian model. She is best known as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels from 2005 to 2008 and for her work with Armani

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Pelé is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Pele, is almost universally regarded as the greatest player in the history of football. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, Pele emerged on to the ...more

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Seu Jorge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Os Normais Seu Jorge is a Brazilian musician, singer/songwriter and actor. Born Jorge Mário da Silva, he was raised in a favela in what is now known as the city of Belford Roxo, near Rio de Janeiro. ...more

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Marília Pêra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Duas Caras, Top Model, JK Marília Pêra is a Brazilian actress. Hailed as "one of the decade's [1980s] ten best actresses" by Pauline Kael, Pêra won the National Society of Film Critics Award ...more

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Regina Maria Dourado is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Regina Maria Dourado Roque Santeiro, América, Explode Coração Regina Maria Dourado (Irecê, 22 de agosto de 1953 — Salvador, 27 de outubro de 2012) foi uma atriz brasileira. A atriz baiana Regina Dourado participou de novelas como Pai Herói, ...more

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Hélio Castroneves is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Hélio Castroneves is a Brazilian auto racing driver competing in the 2014 North American IndyCar Series. In IndyCar competition, Castroneves has 22 wins and 33 poles, and has never placed ...more

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Cauã Reymond is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
A Favorita, Belíssima, Malhação Cauã Reymond Marques is a Brazilian actor, best known for his television roles in Malhação and Cordel Encantado. He also acted in Belíssima, Passione, A Favorita, and ...more

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Juliana Paes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
O Clone, A Favorita, Laços de Família Juliana Couto Paes is a Brazilian actress and former model. She became nationally known in telenovelas and modelling. She also starred a local version of the musical The Producers, as Ulla.

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Isabeli Fontana is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Isabeli Bergossi Fontana is a Brazilian model.

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Carolina Dieckmann is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Mulheres Apaixonadas, Laços de Família, Malhação Carolina Dieckmann Worcman is a Brazilian actress. Dieckmann has acted in soap operas since 1992. A 2004 article in the Women's Wear Daily described Dieckmann as one of the "fastest-rising ...more

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Alice Braga is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
As Brasileiras Alice Braga Moraes is a Brazilian actress. She has appeared in several Brazilian films, most notably as Angélica in 2002's highly acclaimed City of God and as Karina in 2005's Lower City. ...more

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Chico Díaz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
A Favorita, Celebridade, Gabriela Francisco "Chico" Díaz Rocha is a Mexican-born Brazilian actor. Francisco Díaz Rocha was born in Mexico City. He is the son of Juan Díaz Bordenave, a Paraguayan ...more

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Ana Beatriz Barros is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Ana Beatriz Barros is a Brazilian model known for her multiple appearances on the SI Swimsuit issues and for her work with Guess?, bebe, Victoria's Secret, Chanel cosmetics, and Jennifer Lopez's ...more

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Giovanna Antonelli is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
O Clone, Laços de Família, As Brasileiras Giovanna Antonelli Prado is a Brazilian actress, television presenter and producer.

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Marcello Antony is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Marcello Antony Mulheres Apaixonadas, Senhora do Destino, Passione Marcello Antony is an actor.

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Florinda Bolkan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
La piovra, The Word (US) Florinda Bolkan is a Brazilian actress.

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Marcelo Vieira is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, known as Marcelo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team. Mainly a left back, he can ...more

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Gal Costa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Celebridade Gal Costa is a Brazilian singer of popular music.

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Astrud Gilberto is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Astrud Gilberto is a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer. She is best known for her performance of the Grammy Award-winning song "The Girl from Ipanema".

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Michelle Alves is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Michelle Alves is a Brazilian model. She was born in Londrina, Parana, Brazil, as the daughter of a lawyer and an engineer. Alves was a student in civil engineering at Brazil's Londrina State ...more

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Werner Schünemann is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
A Casa das Sete Mulheres, Lado a Lado Werner Schünemann is a Brazilian actor and film director.

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Adriana Esteves is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Belíssima, O Cravo e a Rosa, Avenida Brasil Adriana Esteves Agostinho Brichta is a Brazilian actress. She was nominated for an International Emmy Award in 2011, for best actress in a dramatic series for her portrayal of Dalva de Oliveira ...more

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Camila Pitanga is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Paraíso Tropical, Mulheres Apaixonadas, Belíssima Camila Manhães Sampaio, better known as Camila Pitanga, is a Brazilian film and television actress, former fashion design model and television presenter.

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Royce Gracie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Royce Gracie is a retired Brazilian professional mixed martial artist, a UFC Hall of Famer, and a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He is considered by some to be the most influential figure in ...more

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Giulia Gam is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Mulheres Apaixonadas, A Favorita, Fera Ferida Giulia Gam is an Italian-born Brazilian actress. Granddaughter of a Dane, she became famous in Brazil after performing the young Jocasta Silveira in the soap opera Mandala and since then started ...more

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Reginaldo Faria is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
O Clone, Vamp, Dancin' Days Reginaldo Faria is a Brazilian actor and film director. He has appeared in more than 60 films and television shows since 1952. Faria's brother Roberto Farias is also a film director and

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Fernanda Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Belíssima, As Brasileiras, Passione Fernanda Montenegro ONM is a Brazilian stage, television and film actress, mostly recognized for her leading role in Central Station, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best ...more

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Fernanda Tavares is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Brazil
Fernanda Tavares is a Brazilian model.