30 August 1941 |
São Paulo, Brazil
Nelson Xavier (born 30 August 1941) is a Brazilian actor. He has appeared in 80 films and television shows since 1959. He starred in the 1964 film Os Fuzis, which won the Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.
In 1976, Xavier co-directed A Queda along with Ruy Guerra. It was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize.