Adhemar Gonzaga

Adhemar Gonzaga was a Brazilian actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director. Born into a wealthy family Gonzaga had a passion for cinema from an early age, and first appeared on screen in a short advertising film in 1920. He worked as a journalist for the film magazine Cinearte which advocated the creation of a more professional, commercial film industry in Brazil. In 1928 he directed his first film, a silent. The film was a strong commercial success, and on the strength of it Gonzaga persuaded his father to financially back a film studio. After a period of study in Hollywood, Gonzaga returned to Brazil and founded Cinédia a Rio de Janeiro-based company which quickly became ... more on Wikipedia

Adhemar Gonzaga is also found on...

Popular Film Actors from Brazil Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction List of Famous Screenwriters Famous People From Brazil List of Famous Film Producers Famous Male Film Directors Famous Film Actors From Rio de Janeiro Famous Film Actors From Brazil Famous People Who Died in Rio De Janeiro Famous Screenwriters from Brazil