Most well-known for his starring part within the Academy Award-winning 1959 film Dark Orpheus, this Brazilian actor also appeared within the movies Os Vencidos (1963); San Rata de Puerto (1963); and O Negrinho perform Pastoreio (1973). Before you begin his acting profession, he performed soccer for the Gremio Esportivo Renner, Fluminense, and Santos soccer clubs. Inside a tragic coincidence, he and his Dark Orpheus co-star Marpessa Dawn passed away of heart episodes just over per month aside. He was created and elevated in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande perform Sul, Brazil. His romantic relationship with Amelina Santos Correa led to a daughter called Leticia. He and English acting professional Steven Berkoff had been both in the solid from the 1988 film Prisoner of Rio.