Antônio Abujamra

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Antônio Abujamra
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Antônio Abujamra in 2013
Born15 September 1932
Died28 April 2015 (aged 82)
São Paulo, Brazil
OccupationDirector, actor
Years active1961–2015
ChildrenAndré Abujamra

Antônio Abujamra (15 September 1932 – 28 April 2015) was a Brazilian theatre and television director and actor. Majored in journalism and philosophy at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in 1957, he started a career as a theater critic while directed and acted his own plays for university theater. Professionally, he debuted as a theatre director in 1961, and as an actor in 1987, acting in both theatre and television.[1] In 1989, he became known nationally by his role as Ravengar in Rede Globo's telenovela Que Rei Sou Eu?, which became his most known role.[2][3][4] In that same year, Abujamra won the Best Actor Award at the Gramado Film Festival for his role in the film Festa.[5] From 2000 onward, he was the presenter of TV Cultura's interview program Provocações.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Festa
1989 Sermões - A História de Antônio Vieira
1989 Lua Cheia Veríssimo
1991 Olímpicos
1992 Oswaldianas (segment "Perigo Negro")
1993 Oceano Atlantis
1995 Carlota Joaquina, Princess of Brazil Conde de Mata-Porcos
1996 Quem Matou Pixote? Advogado
1996 Olhos de Vampa Dr. Arthur
1998 Caminho dos Sonhos
1999 Terra Nostra Coutinho Abreu TV Series
2000 Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion Director of Theatro Municipal
2001 Parusia
2004-2005 Começar de Novo Dimitri 94 episodes
2005 Quanto Vale Ou É Por Quilo? Manoel Fernandes
2005 Concerto Campestre Major Eleutério
2006 O Caso Morel
2009 Poder Paralelo Marco Iago
2009 É Proibido Fumar Pepe
2009 Solo
2011 Assalto ao Banco Central Moacir
2012 Corações Feridos Dante Vasconcelos 60 episodes
2012 Brichos – A Floresta é Nossa
2018 Caminho dos Sonhos Padre Otero (final film role)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Abujamra, Antônio (1932)" (in Portuguese). Itaú Cultural. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. ^ Oliveira, Alysson (May 23, 2010). ""O mundo está cada vez mais feio", diz Antonio Abujamra" (in Portuguese). Universo Online. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  3. ^ "Abujamra volta em `Inspetor Geral'". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Folha. May 2, 1994. Archived from the original on March 6, 2014. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  4. ^ "Antonio Abujamra em BH" (in Portuguese). Banco Cultural. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Festival de Gramado – Premiados" (in Portuguese). Gramado Film Festival. Archived from the original on July 1, 2013. Retrieved July 25, 2014.

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