Lima Duarte

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This article is about the Brazilian actor. For the Brazilian city, see Lima Duarte, Minas Gerais.
Lima Duarte
Born Ariclenes Venâncio Martins
(1930-03-29) March 29, 1930 (age 84)
Sacramento, Minas Gerais

Lima Duarte (born Ariclenes Venâncio Martins on March 29, 1930, in Sacramento, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian actor. He has played a number of characters in Brazilian soap operas, such as Zeca Diabo in "O Bem Amado" and Sinhozinho Malta in "Roque Santeiro". He has worked with well-known Brazilian and Portuguese directors, such as Fábio Barreto, Paulo Rocha and Manoel de Oliveira. He first appeared on Brazilian television in 1950. He also worked as a voice actor in 1960s, being the voice of Top Cat ("Manda-Chuva" in Portuguese), Wally Gator and Dum-Dum (Touche Turtle's friend). His stage name was given by his mother, who was a devout of Allan Kardec's Spiritism and Lima Duarte was the last birthname given to her spiritual mentor.

He is father of actress Débora Duarte.


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