Birth Place Matching "Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Morena Baccarin
Actress | Deadpool
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. She is of Italian as well as Lebanese and Portuguese/Brazilian descent. She moved to New York at the age of ten, when her father was transferred there. She ...
2. Rodrigo Santoro
Actor | 300
Rodrigo Santoro is a world-renown actor who starred alongside Academy Award Winner Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, and Jeffrey Wright in the hit HBO series "Westworld," created by Jonah Nolan and produced by J.J. Abrams. Rodrigo played the male lead in the Hulu series "Reprisal" for producer ...
3. Jennifer O'Neill
Actress | Scanners
Jennifer O'Neill was born on February 20, 1948 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Scanners (1981), Summer of '42 (1971) and L'Innocente (1976). She has been married to Mervin Sidney Louque, Jr. since 1996. She was previously married to Richard Alan Brown, Neil ...
4. Bruno Campos
Actor | The Princess and the Frog
Bruno is the son of an international banker, Paulo, and an actress, Thania. Although born in Rio de Janeiro, he grew up Brazil, Toronto, Bahrain, and Houston. He has three sisters - Mara, age 33 (in 1999); Adriana, age 32; and Mariana, age 21. At age 14, he attended Michigan's Interlochen Arts ...
5. Rosie Cavaliero
Actress | Jane Eyre
Rosie Cavaliero was born on November 27, 1967 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Jane Eyre (2011), Scoop (2006) and Little Dorrit (2008).
6. Perla Haney-Jardine
Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Perla Haney-Jardine was born on July 17, 1997 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Steve Jobs (2015) and Spider-Man 3 (2007).
7. Michele Nordin
Actress | Coyote
Michele Nordin was born on October 2, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Coyote (2021), Justified (2010) and Royal Pains (2009). She has been married to Tim Rettele since September 14, 2013. They have three children.
8. Bruna Marquezine
Actress | América
Bruna Marquezine was born on August 4, 1995 in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for America (2005), Women in Love (2003) and God Save the King (2018).
9. Daniel Benzali
Actor | Murder One
Daniel Benzali is an internationally renowned actor who has astonished and delighted audiences worldwide for over 30 years with his powerful performances in a wide range of film, television and theatre roles. He received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as superstar ...
Actress | Anitta: Envolver
Larissa de Macedo Machado (born 30 March 1993), known by her stage name Anitta, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and businesswoman.
She began singing at age 8 in a choir from a Catholic church in the Honório Gurgel neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. At the age of 16, she attended a ...
11. Bianca Comparato
Actress | 3%
Bianca is a Latina actress born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her father is a writer and teacher of Italian-Portuguese decent. She also is a producer, director and writer. She started her career at the early age of 17, she quickly went on to perform in several theater productions across Brazil. ...
12. José Padilha
Producer | Tropa de Elite
He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the ...
13. André Lamoglia
Actor | Élite
André Lamoglia was born on August 4, 1997 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for Elite (2018), Juacas (2017) and The Traitor (2019).
14. Gabriel Leone
Actor | Os Dias Eram Assim
Gabriel Leone started his artistic career at theater eleven years ago. In 2021, he debuts on the series 'Dom' as the main character who entitles the show. He is also shooting 'Um Lugar ao Sol,' the next TV Globo main soap opera written by Lícia Manzo. Gabriel also is going to premiere in the ...
15. Juliana Paes
Actress | Caminho das Índias
Known throughout Brazil for her outstanding roles in soap operas, the actress and model Juliana Paes began her artistic journey in 1998, with a small role as an extra in "Malhação". Her first character came soon after, in 2000, when she played the maid "Ritinha" in the soap opera "Laços de Família"...
16. Walter Salles
Director | Central do Brasil
Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a director and producer, known for Central Station (1998), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) and Foreign Land (1995). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child.
17. Murilo Benício
Director | O Beijo no Asfalto
Murilo Benício was born on July 13, 1972 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and director, known for O Beijo no Asfalto (2018), Brazil Avenue (2012) and The Clone (2001). He was previously married to Débora Falabella and Alessandra Negrini.
18. Fernanda Montenegro
Actress | Central do Brasil
Arlette Pinheiro Esteves da Silva was born on 16th October 1929 in Rio de Janeiro. She adopted the name "Fernanda" because she thought it sounded good. "Montenegro" came after her family doctor.
In late 40s she was translating and adapting famous theater plays to radio. She begun her artistic life ...
19. Seu Jorge
Actor | Marighella
Jorge Mário DA Silva, more commonly known by his stage name Seu Jorge born June 8, 1970, is a Brazilian musical artist, songwriter, and actor. He is considered by many a renewed of Brazilian pop samba. Seu Jorge cites samba schools and American soul singer Stevie Wonder as major musical influences....
20. Leandro Firmino
Actor | Cidade de Deus
Leandro Firmino was born on June 23, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), Goitaca and Trash (2014).
21. Carlos Saldanha
Director | Rio
Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Rio (2011), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005).
Saldanha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He left his hometown in 1991 to ...
22. Giovanna Antonelli
Actress | O Clone
Giovanna Antonelli was born on March 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress and producer, known for The Clone (2001), Overwhelming Women (2002) and Brave Woman (2012). She was previously married to Roberto Locascio and Ricardo Medina.
23. Davi Santos
Actor | Good Sam
Davi Santos was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Sam (2022), Tell Me a Story (2018) and Law & Order True Crime (2017).
24. Janessa Brazil
Actress | Girls Gone Dead
Janessa Brazil was born on February 11, 1986 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Girls Gone Dead (2012).
25. Antonio Pedro
Actor | O Grande Desbum...
Antonio Pedro was born on November 11, 1940 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was an actor and writer, known for O Grande Desbum... (1978), Os Saltimbancos Trapalhões (1981) and Golden Oldies (2008). He was previously married to Sílvia Sangirardi, Margot Baird, Andrea Bordadagua ...
26. Camila Morgado
Actress | Bom Dia, Verônica
Camila Morgado was born on April 12, 1975 in Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Good Morning, Verônica (2020), Olga (2004) and Seven Women (2003).
27. Alexandre Rodrigues
Actor | Cidade de Deus
Alexandre Rodrigues was born on May 21, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), Paradise City (2009) and Aruanas (2019).
28. Giulia Be
Actress | Giulia Be: Pessoa Certa Hora Errada
Giulia Be was born on August 13, 1999 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Giulia is an actor and composer, known for Giulia Be: Pessoa Certa Hora Errada (2021), Beyond the Universe (2022) and Giulia Be: Se Essa Vida Fosse um Filme (2020).
29. Bruno Gagliasso
Actor | Santo
With a career spanning 21 years, Bruno Gagliasso has been consolidating himself as one of the greatest Brazilian actors.
There are more than 20 awards for his numerous novelas, including the "Quem de Televisão" Award, "Qualidade Brasil" Award, "Best of the Year" and "You Award".
Bruno is also ...
30. Marina Ruy Barbosa
Actress | Império
Marina started her career at just 7 years old on Rede Globo, where she had the opportunity to act in 2 miniseries, 4 films and more than 10 soap operas (which 3 of them were Emmy indicated). She is also present on cinema industry within 3 movies - "Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida" (2004), "...
31. Carol Castro
Actress | Maldivas
Leading actress in the Netflix Brazilian comedy-drama mystery series "Maldivas", which is on the list of the top ten most watched Netflix series in the world. She is also the protagonist of the series "Insanity", streaming on Star +, a psychological thriller, which Carol has gained positive reviews...
32. Norma Bengell
Actress | Terrore nello spazio
Norma Bengell was born on February 21, 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was an actress and director, known for Planet of the Vampires (1965), Eternamente Pagú (1987) and The Murdered House (1971). She was previously married to Gabriele Tinti. She died on October 9, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro,...
33. Jossara Jinaro
Actress | Go for It!
Jossara Jinaro, described in the Latin media as the "strong, smart, and sexy ultimate woman," was the love child of two Maoists in South America. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and when her Mother married a Colombian diplomat she moved to Colombia. As a little girl she loved to watch movies...
34. Deborah Secco
Actress | Bruna Surfistinha
Deborah Secco was born on November 26, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress and producer, known for Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011), Good Luck (2014) and America (2005). She has been married to Hugo Moura since 2015. They have one child. She was previously ...
35. Bruno Barreto
Director | Flores Raras
Bruno Barreto was born on March 16, 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a director and producer, known for Reaching for the Moon (2013), Four Days in September (1997) and Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976). He was previously married to Amy Irving.
36. Laura Malin
Laura is one of the top independent Brazilian-American creative consultants, development executives and writers in the Los Angeles entertainment industry. She has cultivated a record of success as a consultant and advisor by representing production and distribution companies, as well as executive ...
37. Michelle Batista
Actress | Gênesis
Michelle Batista was born on April 26, 1986 in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Gênesis (2021), High School Musical: O Desafio (2010) and O Negócio (2013).
38. Maria Gladys
Actress | A Febre do Rato
Maria Gladys was born on November 23, 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Rat Fever (2011), Negócio da China (2008) and Top Model (1989).
39. Douglas Silva
Actor | Cidade de Deus
Douglas Silva was born in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and producer, known for City of God (2002), Blindness (2008) and City of Men (2002). He has been married to Carolina Brito Samarão since November 2008.
40. Mina Olivera
Actress | Dark Amazon
An award-winning actress and writer, Mina Olivera has always been a citizen of the world. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Mina often traveled with her mother on United Nations business, spending years in Switzerland and El Salvador as a child and teenager, respectively.
As the daughter of a U.N. human ...
41. Véra Clouzot
Actress | Les diaboliques
Véra Gibson-Amado, known professionally as Véra Clouzot, was a Brazilian-French actress.
In 1941, Véra met French actor Léo Lapara, a member of the theater company of Louis Jouvet, who toured in Brazil during World War II. Vera married the actor, taking part in the company's South American tour that...
42. Nanda Costa
Actress | Sonhos Roubados
Nanda Costa was born on September 24, 1986 in Parati, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress, known for Sonhos Roubados (2009), The Big Catch (2017) and Monster Hunter (2020).
43. Antônio Fagundes
Actor | Duas Caras
Antônio Fagundes was born on April 18, 1949 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and producer, known for Two Faces (2007), O Dono do Mundo (1991) and Port of Miracles (2001). He was previously married to Mara Carvalho and Clarisse Abujamra.
44. Anna Carolina Arias
Actress | CSI: NY
Anna Carolina Arias, also known as Anna Alvim Dias, moved to New York City from Rio De Janeiro Brazil when she was twelve years old. She studied at Performing Arts High school. Soon after she landed roles on television and film. She met her husband Yancey Arias when she was twenty two years old, ...
45. Cleo Rocos
Actress | Number One Gun
Cleo Rocos was born on July 24, 1962 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress and producer, known for Number One Gun (1990), Highlander (1992) and Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984).
46. André Mattos
Actor | Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro
André Mattos, Now filming for Amazon Prime ¨Último Ano Inesquecível - Verão¨ and recently in Amazon Prime ¨DOM¨ (Seasons 1, 2) is one of Brazil's most beloved actors of theater, television and film. Mattos won the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival 2019 award for Best Actor in a supporting role ...
47. Vinicius Zorin-Machado
Actor | True Detective
Vinicius Zorin-Machado was born in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 12th 1982. His father, Antonio Carlos de Oliveira Machado, is a former professional soccer player turned entrepreneur. His mother, Sueli Ferreira Machado, segued her way to the limelight as a dancer. She earned the title ...
48. Fernanda Torres
Actress | Terra Estrangeira
Fernanda Torres was born on September 15, 1965 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is an actress and writer, known for Foreign Land (1995), Normal People (2001) and Gêmeas (1999). She has been married to Andrucha Waddington since 1997. They have two children. She was previously ...
49. Maria Luísa Mendonça
Actress | Carandiru
Maria Luisa Mendonça's mother is Lygia Maria Mendonça, a plastic artist. Her father is Newton Mendonça, a lawyer. Maria Luisa has a daughter with Rogério Gallo: Júlia. When she was 8, her older sister, Maria Fernanda, died.
She likes to paint and to sculpture. In 2006 she made her debut as a ...
50. Jonathan Haagensen
Actor | Cidade de Deus
Jonathan Haagensen was born on February 23, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor, known for City of God (2002), O Diabo a Quatro (2004) and City of Men (2007).