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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.

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Daniela Escobar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Underground Game, Vida de Menina, 400 Contra 1 - Uma História do Crime Organizado Daniela Escobar Duncan is a Brazilian actress and presenter.

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Mary Sheyla is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Mary Sheyla City of God, Cidade de Deus, Orfeu Mary Sheyla is an actress.

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Alice Braga is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
I Am Legend, City of God, Cidade de Deus 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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Norma Bengell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Hellbenders, Planet of the Vampires, Ballad of a Bounty Hunter Norma Aparecida Almeida Pinto Guimarães D'Áurea Bengell, was a Brazilian film and television actress, singer, screenwriter and director. The Rio de Janeiro-born Bengell was active ...more

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Luís Melo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Embodiment of Evil, Olga, Foreign Land Luís Melo is a Brazilian actor.

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Monica Mattos is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Latina Fever 11, Ninfetas Recém Comidas, The Creamery 3 Monica Mattos is a Brazilian pornographic actress who began her career in 2003 in Brazil, and in 2005 in the United States. One of her more notable movies is Too Much is Never Enough, in which ...more

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Morena Baccarin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Serenity, Stargate: The Ark of Truth, Roger Dodger 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) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Devil Wears Prada, Taxi 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) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Casino Royale 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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Florinda Bolkan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, Candy, The Last Valley Florinda Bolkan is a Brazilian actress.

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Sérgio Hingst is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Amazon Jail, Awakening of the Beast, The Palace of Angels Sérgio Hingst was a Brazilian film actor. He appeared in more than 150 films during his career.

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Daniel Benzali is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
A View to a Kill, White Nights, The Grey Zone Daniel Benzali is a Brazilian-American stage, television and film actor.

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Perla Haney-Jardine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Spider-Man 3, Kill Bill Volume 2, Untraceable Perla Haney-Jardine is a Brazilian-born American actress. She is best known for her role in Kill Bill Vol. 2 as B.B., the four-year-old daughter of Beatrix "The Bride" Kiddo and Bill.

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Alexsander Freitas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Brutal, Hard Friction 2, Man Up Alexsander Freitas is an Italian Brazilian pornographic actor who appears in gay pornographic films and magazines. He worked as a personal trainer in Los Angeles before competing in bodybuilding ...more

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Wagner Moura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Elysium, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, Elite Squad Wagner Maniçoba de Moura is a Brazilian film, television and stage actor. Besides being a well-established and acclaimed actor in Brazil, he has achieved widespread international fame for ...more

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Bruno Campos is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
The Princess and the Frog, Wake, Crazylove 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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Chico Buarque is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Fados Francisco "Chico" Buarque de Hollanda, popularly known as Chico Buarque, is a singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often ...more

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Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Tanga, Antonio Carlos Jobim: An All-Star Tribute, Antonio Carlos Jobim: In Concert Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim — known as Tom Jobim — was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. He was a primary force behind the creation ...more

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Anderson Silva is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Never Surrender, UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort, Brass Knuckles 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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Paulo Coelho is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Os Mansos, Amor em Quatro Tempos, Tangarela Paulo Coelho, is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is the recipient of numerous international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. The Alchemist, his most ...more

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Seu Jorge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
City of God, Cidade de Deus, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou 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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José Dumont is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Behind the Sun, Olga, Lower City José Dumont is a Brazilian TV and movie actor, best known for his role as the family father in Behind the Sun, an award-winning film of director Walter Salles. More recently, he has been ...more

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Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Goal II: Living the Dream, Mike Bassett: England Manager, Goal III: Taking on the World 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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Caetano Veloso is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Fados, Aperana Street 52, Maria Bethânia: Music Is Perfume Caetano Emanuel Viana Telles Veloso, better known as Caetano Veloso, is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist. Veloso first became known for his participation ...more

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João Miguel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Brazil
Estômago, Love for Sale, Cinema João Miguel is a Brazilian actor. He appeared in more than twenty films since 2004.