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List of famous film actors and actresses from Brazil, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Brazil has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Brazilian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Brazil and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List features film actors like Lino Facioli and Antero de Oliveira.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Brazil in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Brazilian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Mariah Buzolin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Christmas Spirit
Maria Buzolin is a Brazilian actress.

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Arrigo Barnabé is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Desmundo, Nem Tudo é Verdade, Light in Darkness: The Return of Red Light Bandit
Arrigo Barnabé is a Brazilian musician and actor. His best-known record is perhaps the critically acclaimed Clara Crocodilo. Barnabé was born in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. ...more

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Zózimo Bulbul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Palace of Angels, 5 x Slum, Now by Ourselves
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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Fernanda Paes Leme is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
O Homem Que Desafiou o Diabo, Trap.com
Fernanda Paes Leme is a film actress.

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Jennifer O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Scanners, The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, Summer of '42
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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Rodrigo Santoro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
300, Love Actually, Rio
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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Odete Lara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Odete Lara The Dragon of Evil Against the Saint Warrior, Eros, O Gato de Madame
Odete Lara, was a Brazilian film actress. She appeared in 37 films between 1954 and 1994, including two films shown at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Elisangela DiAlencar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Fever Pitch, That's My Boy, The Game Plan
Elisangela DiAlencar is an actress.

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Alex Sander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Expendables, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, Grave Encounters
Alex Sander is an actor, film score composer, casting director, film editor, television editor, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Sônia Braga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rookie, From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter
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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Anita Page is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Broadway Melody, Navy Blues, The Hollywood Revue of 1929
Anita Page was an American film actress who reached stardom in the last years of the silent film era. Page became a highly popular young star, reportedly receiving the most fan mail of anyone on ...more

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Rui Rezende is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Rui Rezende Embodiment of Evil, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Fable of the Beautiful Pigeon Fancier
Rui Rezende is an actor.

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Werner Schünemann is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Olga, Almost Brothers, Netto e o Domador de Cavalos
Werner Schünemann is a Brazilian actor and film director.

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Mara Maravilha is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Adventures of Sergio Mallandro
Mara Maravilha is an actress.

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Rodrigo dos Santos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Rodrigo dos Santos City of Men, The Year My Parents Went on Vacation, Plastic City
Rodrigo dos Santos is a Brazilian actor.

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José Vitor Castiel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Netto e o Domador de Cavalos, Wood & Stock: Sexo, Orégano e Rock'n'Roll
José Vitor Castiel is an actor.

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César Cardadeiro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
César Cardadeiro In Therapy, Artificial Paradises, The Joy
César Cardadeiro is an actor.

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Benjamin Cattan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Lilian M.: Confidential Report, The Empire of Desire, Better Days Ahead
Benjamin Cattan was an actor, television director and screenwriter.

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Elba Ramalho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Lambada
Elba Ramalho, is a Brazilian songwriter, performer, poet and actress. She is sometimes called "The Queen of Forró". In addition to her successful solo career, Elba has ...more

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Adriana Lima is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Hire: The Follow
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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Negra Li is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Negra Li Antônia
Negra Li is a Brazilian actress, singer and dancer. She was one of the lead actresses in the 2006 musical drama film Antônia.

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Tânia Khallil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Area Q.
Tânia Khalil is a film actress.

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Viviane Victorette is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Viviane Victorette is a Brazilian actress.

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Paulo Porto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
All Nudity Shall Be Punished, Hunger for Love, The Marriage
Paulo Porto was a Brazilian actor, film producer, director and screenwriter. He appeared in 32 films and television shows between 1947 and 1988. He starred in the 1973 film All Nudity Shall Be ...more

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Nanda Costa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Carmo, Hit the Road, Rat Fever
Fernanda Costa Campos Cotote is a Brazilian television and film actress. She is most known for playing the lead role, Morena, in the telenovela Salve Jorge.