(1941-01-23) January 23, 1941 (age 72) Itaparica, Bahia
João Ubaldo Ribeiro is a Brazilian author born in Itaparica, Bahia on January 23, 1941. In the English speaking world his An Invincible Memory has been highly praised.  Several of his books and short tales have been turned into movies and TV series in Brazil. He has been married three times and has four adult offspring.