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Famous TV Actors from Brazil

Updated June 14, 2019 22.0k views401 items

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.

The list you're viewing is made up of TV actors like Sandy Leah Lima and Nelson Dantas.

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

    Fernanda Paes Leme

    Salve Jorge, Insensato Coração

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Fernanda Paes Leme is a film actress.
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    Zózimo Bulbul was a Brazilian actor, filmmaker, and activist. Bulbul was a prominent proponent... more on Wikipedia
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    Rodrigo Santoro

    Rodrigo Santoro

    Lost, Mulheres Apaixonadas

    BirthplacePetrópolis, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁoˈdɾiɡu sɐ̃ˈtoɾu]; born 22... more on Wikipedia

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    #680 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History#120 of 432 Famous Tall Men Over 6'2

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    Sônia Braga

    Sônia Braga

    American Family, As Cariocas

    BirthplaceBrazil, Maringá

    NationalityBrazil

    Sônia Maria Campos Braga (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsõnjɐ ˈbɾaɡɐ]; born June 8, 1950) is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Adriana Lima

    Adriana Lima

    Pista Dupla

    BirthplaceSalvador, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Adriana Lima (Brazilian Portuguese: [adɾiˈãnɐ ˈlimɐ]; born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian model... more on Wikipedia
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    Luís Melo

    A Casa das Sete Mulheres

    BirthplaceCuritiba, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Luís Melo is a Brazilian actor.
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    Morena Baccarin

    Morena Baccarin

    Firefly, Homeland

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Morena Baccarin (; Portuguese: [moˈɾenɐ ˈbakaɾĩ]; born June 2, 1979) is a Brazilian-American... more on Wikipedia

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    #143 of 252 The Best Actresses Working Today#65 of 96 The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

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    Gisele Bündchen
    Gisele Caroline Bündchen (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiˈzɛli ˈbĩtʃẽ], German: [ˈbʏntçn̩]; born 20... more on Wikipedia

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    #84 of 266 The Most Powerful Women Of All Time#121 of 154 The Most Influential People in Fashion

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    Alessandra Ambrosio

    Alessandra Ambrosio

    The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

    BirthplaceErechim, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Alessandra Corine Maria Ambrósio (Portuguese: [aleˈsɐ̃dɾɐ ɐ̃ˈbɾɔzju]; born April 11, 1981) is... more on Wikipedia

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    #64 of 69 The Most Stylish Female Celebrities#6 of 19 The Best Fur Coats in Pop Culture

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    Ronaldo

    Ronaldo

    Malhação, Custe o Que Custar

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Ronaldo is a Portuguese and Spanish equivalent of the name Ronald. Notable people known as... more on Wikipedia

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    #438 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time#382 of 403 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Ivete Sangalo

    BirthplaceJuazeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Ivete Maria Dias de Sangalo Cady (Brazilian Portuguese: [iˈvɛtʃi sɐ̃ˈɡaɫu], born May 27, 1972)... more on Wikipedia
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    Jennifer O'Neill

    Jennifer O'Neill

    Bare Essence, Cover Up

    BirthplaceBrazil, Rio de Janeiro

    NationalityUnited States of America, Brazil

    Jennifer O'Neill (born February 20, 1948) is a Brazilian-American actress, model, author and... more on Wikipedia
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    Anderson Silva

    Anderson Silva

    The Ultimate Fighter, Spike Guys' Choice Awards

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Anderson da Silva (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɐ̃deʁsõ ˈsiwvɐ]; born April 14, 1975) is a... more on Wikipedia

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    #18 of 77 The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs#1 of 25 The Best Southpaw Fighters In The UFC

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    Daniel Benzali

    Daniel Benzali

    Murder One, The Agency

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityUnited States of America, Brazil

    Daniel Benzali (born January 20, 1950) is a Brazilian-American stage, television and film... more on Wikipedia
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    Rita Lee

    Rita Lee

    Top Model, Celebridade

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Rita Lee (born Rita Lee Jones, December 31, 1947) is a Brazilian rock singer and composer. She... more on Wikipedia
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    Ronaldinho
    Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born 21 March 1980), commonly known as Ronaldinho Gaúcho (Brazilian... more on Wikipedia

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    #2 of 137 The Greatest South American Footballers of All Time#5 of 103 Coolest Soccer Players

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    Marcos Palmeira

    Marcos Palmeira

    Mandrake, Torre de Babel

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Marcos Palmeira de Paula (born August 19, 1963) is a Brazilian actor. He is nephew of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Guy Ecker

    Guy Ecker

    Las Vegas, Heridas de Amor

    BirthplaceSão Paulo, Brazil

    NationalityUnited States of America, Brazil

    Guy Frederick Ecker (born February 9, 1959) is a Brazilian American actor better known for his... more on Wikipedia
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    Bruno Campos

    Nip/Tuck, Jesse

    BirthplaceBrazil, Rio de Janeiro

    NationalityBrazil

    Bruno Campos (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɾunu ˈkɐ̃pus], born December 3, 1973) is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Sérgio Mendes
    Sérgio Santos Mendes (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈsɛʁʒju ˈsɐ̃tus ˈmẽdʒis]; born February 11, 1941)... more on Wikipedia
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    Xuxa

    Xuxa

    Xuxa, As Brasileiras

    BirthplaceSanta Rosa, Brazil

    NationalityItaly, Brazil

    Maria da Graça "Xuxa" Meneghel (Portuguese pronunciation: [maˈɾia da ˈgɾasa ˈʃuʃa mẽneˈgɛw];... more on Wikipedia
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    Fernando Meirelles
    Fernando Ferreira Meirelles (born November 9, 1955) is a Brazilian film director, producer and... more on Wikipedia
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    Izabel Goulart
    Maria Izabel Goulart Dourado (born October 23, 1984) is a Brazilian fashion model. She is best... more on Wikipedia

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    #200 of 409 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2020, Ranked#21 of 64 Hottest Brazilian Fashion Models

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    Pelé
    Edson Arantes do Nascimento, KBE (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈɛtsõ (w)ɐˈɾɐ̃tʃiz du nɐsiˈmẽtu];... more on Wikipedia

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    #795 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#728 of 1,357 The Greatest Minds of All Time

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    Seu Jorge

    Seu Jorge

    Os Normais

    BirthplaceBrazil, Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro

    NationalityBrazil

    Jorge Mário da Silva, more commonly known by his stage name Seu Jorge (born June 8, 1970;... more on Wikipedia