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Famous TV Actors from Brazil

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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?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Brazil in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Brazilian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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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