Fernando Torres (actor)

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This article is about the Brazilian actor. For the Spanish international footballer, see Fernando Torres. For the 16th-century viceroy, see Fernando Torres de Portugal y Mesía.
Fernando Torres
Born (1927-11-14)November 14, 1927
Guaçuí, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Died September 4, 2008(2008-09-04) (aged 80)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Spouse(s) Fernanda Montenegro (1954-2008, his death)
Children 2

Fernando Torres (November 14, 1927 – September 4, 2008) was a Brazilian actor and voice-over artist, as well as a television, film and theater director and producer. Torres' career in Brazilian film, stage and television spanned over five decades.[1] He was best known to international movie audiences for his supporting role as Americo in the 1985 film, Kiss of the Spider Woman, which won several awards.[1]

Fernando Monteiro Torres was born in Guaçuí, Espírito Santo, Brazil, on November 14, 1927. Torres was married to Academy Award-nominated Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro from 1954 until his death. The couple had two children together, film director Cláudio Torres (pt) and actress Fernanda Torres. Torres founded the Teatro dos Sete in 1959.

Fernando Torres died in his home in Rio de Janeiro[1] of pulmonary emphysema on September 4, 2008, at the age of 80.



Television actor

Television director[edit]

Film actor[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Brazilian actor Fernando Torres dies aged 80". The News International. 2008-05-05. Archived from the original on September 13, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 

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