José Lewgoy

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José Lewgoy
Born (1920-11-16)November 16, 1920
Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Died February 10, 2003(2003-02-10) (aged 82)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Actor
Years active 1949-2003

José Lewgoy (November 16, 1920 – February 10, 2003) was an American-Brazilian television, film, and theatre actor.

He was born in Veranópolis, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to a Russian father and an American mother, who met in New York. He died in Rio de Janeiro. He was considered one of the best actors in Brazil, and was usually typecast as a villain. He is recognizable to many art-house cinema fans as the man who played Don Aquilino in Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo.

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