Murilo Benício

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Murilo Benício
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Born Murilo Benício Ribeiro
(1971-07-13) 13 July 1971 (age 45)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Children 2

Murilo Benício Ribeiro (born 13 July 1971) is a Brazilian actor. He is one of Brazil's most renowned actors, mostly having lead roles in several works. He is perhaps most famous for his roles in the telenovelas: O Clone, América, A Favorita and Avenida Brasil. In the early 1990s, he began his career in the telenovela Fera Ferida, in a recurring role portraying Fabrício. Benicío's major breakthrough role was in the critically acclaimed telenovela O Clone that aired between 2001 and 2002, gaining international recognition with her then, co-star Giovanna Antonelli and the show's creator Glória Perez.

Since then, Benicío has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of television and film genres. Benicío's subsequent telenovelas and television series include, Chocolate com Pimenta (2004), a novela created by Walcyr Carrasco, together with Mariana Ximenes, América (2005) together with Deborah Secco, Pé na Jaca (2007), A Favorita (2008), Ti Ti Ti, the successful Avenida Brasil (2012), the technology themed telenovela Geração Brasil (2014).

He is also the recipient to the Prêmio Arte Qualidade Brasil, Troféu Imprensa, Prêmio Extra de Televisão, Prêmio Quem de Televisão awards.

Career[edit]

Benicio's television roles include the popular telenovelas O Clone[1] and América, both which have aired in his native Brazil, the United States, Russia and in various countries in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. He has also starred in O Homem do Ano (2003) (Man of the Year).

Benício has a son named Antônio with actress Alessandra Negrini and a son named Pietro with actress Giovanna Antonelli.

Personal life[edit]

Benício was born in Niteroi. As a teenager he liked to surf with friends on the beaches of Rio and Niterói, but stopped after starting work as an actor.[2] He is quoted as saying that Charlie Chaplin inspired him as a young boy to be an actor. His favorite author is Miguel de Cervantes. He stated that as a youth he liked to smoke marijuana with all of his friends and never saw anything wrong with that, despite having stopped to become an actor. He started smoking cigarettes at age 26 and after more than 10 years of smoking, he quit the habit. He says he does not drink excessively and, after many years, he returned to do physical exercises.[3]

In 1998 he began dating actress Alessandra Negrini. They moved in together and had a son, Antônio, born in the same year. The marriage ended in 1999 because of constant disagreements. They separated before the child even turned 1 year old.[4]

In 1997 he met Carolina Ferraz and they became friends, but at the time they met she was married. In 1999 Carolina was already separated and they started dating. They lived together, but the relationship lasted until 2001, when Carolina broke up with him because of excessive jealousy of Murilo.[5] In the same year of 2001, he met Giovanna Antonelli. They started dating in 2002 and a few months later they were living together. In 2004 they separated for a few months, but they reconciled and had a son, Pedro, born in 2005. In the same year, they separated because of irreconcilable differences.[6]

In October, 2012, Benício, during a talk show, said he was in a relationship with actress Débora Falabella. After a long time of speculation, the two decided to take courtship. According to the actor, the couple kept the relationship under wraps during the recording of the telenovela Avenida Brasil, who had already separated from their ex recently.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Fera Ferida Fabrício
1995 Irmãos Coragem Juca Cipó
A Comédia da Vida Privada Marco Antônio Episode: "Mãe é Mãe"
1996 Vira-Lata Bráulio Vianna / Dráuzio
1997 A Justiceira Junin Special appearance
A Comédia da Vida Privada Chico Episode: "Anchietanos"
Por Amor Leonardo Barros Mota (Léo)
1998 Meu Bem Querer Antônio Mourão
1999 Você Decide Episodes: "Plano B, "O Terceiro Homem"
2000 Esplendor Cristóvão Rocha
2001 O Clone Lucas Ferraz
Diogo Ferraz
Edvaldo Leandro da Silva Ferraz (Léo)
Os Normais Tato Episode: "Normal, Apenas Normal"
Brava Gente Delegado Vilela / João Episodes: "A Coleira do Cao", "O Condomínio"
2003 Chocolate com Pimenta Danilo Albuquerque
2005 América Sebastião da Silva Higino (Tião)
2005–07 Os Amadores Guilherme Ferreira
2006 Pé na Jaca Arthur Fortuna
2008 A Favorita Eduardo "Dodi" Gentil
Episódio Especial Himself
2009–11 Força-Tarefa Tenente Wilson
2010 Ti Ti Ti Ariclenes Martins / Victor Valentim
2012 Avenida Brasil Tufão (Jorge Araújo)
2014 Geração Brasil Jonas Marra [8][9]
2014 Amores Roubados Jaime Favais
2016 Nada Será Como Antes Saulo Ribeiro

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 O Monge e a Filha do Carrasco Ambrosius
1997 Os Matadores Toninho
Decisão Roberto
1999 Orfeu Lucinho
Até Que a Vida Nos Separe Tonho
2000 Woman on Top Toninho
2001 Amores Possíveis Carlos
2002 O Homem do Ano Maiquel
2004 Sexo, Amor e Traição Carlos
2005 Paid Michael Ângelo
2006 Seus Problemas Acabaram! Dr. Botelho Pinto
2007 Inesquecível Diego Borges
2012 E Aí... Comeu? Wôlnei
2013 Epic Bomba Portuguese voice over translation
2014 Obra Prima [10]

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role
2003 Dois na Gangorra [11]
2006 Fica Comigo Esta Noite Edu[12]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result
1994 Troféu APCA Male Revelation
Fera Ferida
Won
2001 Grande Prêmio Cinema Brasil Best Actor
Amores Possíveis
Nominated
2002 Prêmio Arte Qualidade Brasil RJ Best Telenovela Actor
O Clone
Won
Prêmio Austregésilo de Athayde Best Actor Won
2003 Festival de Cinema Latino-Americano de Washington Best Actor
O Homem do Ano
Won
Festival de Cinema Brasileiro de Miami Best Actor Won
2008 Prêmio Minha Novela Best Actor
A Favorita
Won
2009 Troféu Imprensa Best Actor
A Favorita
Won[13]
2010 Prêmio Arte Qualidade Brasil Best Actor
Ti Ti Ti
Won
Prêmio Extra de Televisão Best Actor Won
Troféu APCA Best Actor Won
Prêmio Minha Novela Best Actor Won
2011 Troféu Imprensa
Ti Ti Ti
Nominated [14]
2012 Prêmio Extra de Televisão Best Actor
Avenida Brasil
Nominated
2013 Troféu Internet[15] Best Actor Won
2013 Troféu Imprensa
Avenida Brasil
Won [14][16]
2014 Prêmio F5[17][18][19] Best Telenovela Actor
Geração Brasil
Nominated
Best Actor
Amores Roubados
Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O Clone". Globo.com. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Revista Trip" (in Portuguese). Universo Online. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Murilo Benício: Saiba tudo sobre a carreira e a trajetória do ator" (in Portuguese). Revista Quem. 15 November 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Murilo Benício está solteiro! Relembre as namoradas famosas do ator" (in Portuguese). Ego.globo.com. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Murilo Benício e Carolina Ferreira: Quando o amor era possível" (in Portuguese). Terra Networks. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Giovanna Antonelli e Murilo Benício se separam" (in Portuguese). Ofuxico.terra.com.br. 23 November 2005. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "Estamos praticamente casados, diz Benício sobre Débora Falabella" (in Portuguese). UOL. 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  8. ^ Gshow (8 April 2014). "Tudo em família! Murilo Benício e Miele gravam juntos na Califórnia". Extras - Geração Brasil. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  9. ^ Gshow (5 May 2014). "Jonas Marra - Personagens - Geração Brasil". Personagens > Geração Brasil. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  10. ^ Purepeople. "Deborah Secco e Susana Vieira comemoram atuação em filme juntas de novo". Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ Redação Terra (20 June 2003). "Murilo Benício e Giovanna Antonelli atuam juntos no palco". Terra Gente & Tv (in Portuguese). Terra Networks. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  12. ^ Redação JB Online (18 January 2008). "Peça 'Fica comigo esta noite' volta ao Rio para curta temporada". Jornal do Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  13. ^ "Troféu Imprensa | Lista de indicados e ganhadores de 2009". chancedegol.uol.com.br. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "Troféu Imprensa | Lista de indicados e ganhadores de 2011". chancedegol.uol.com.br. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  15. ^ "SBT - Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão | Troféu Internet de 2013 - Vencedores". sbt.com.br. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  16. ^ "SBT - Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão | Troféu Imprensa de 2013 - Vencedores". sbt.com.br. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  17. ^ "F5 - televisão - Prêmio F5 - Ator do Ano (novela) - 01/12/2014". f5.folha.uol.com.br. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
  18. ^ "Prêmio F5 - Ator Coadjuvante do Ano (série ou minissérie)". F5 - televisão. 1 December 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014. 
  19. ^ "'Amores Roubados' e 'Dupla Identidade' dividem atenções no Prêmio F5". 

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