Biography

Hugo Carvana (4 June 1937 – 4 October 2014) was a Brazilian actor and filmmaker. Initially associated with scoundrel-type characters during his early career, he played parts in many Brazilian New Wave (Cinema Novo) films.

He later moved on to starring and directing comedies, such as his directorial debut, the self-starred "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo!" (1973) and his last film "A Casa da Mãe Joana 2" (2013). During his later career, he was also a recurring actor in Brazilian soap operas.

Carvana died in October 4, 2014, from complications caused by a lung cancer.

Hugo Carvana (4 June 1937 – 4 October 2014) was a Brazilian actor and filmmaker. Initially associated with scoundrel-type characters during his early career, he played parts in many Brazilian New Wave (Cinema Novo) films.

He later moved on to starring and directing comedies, such as his directorial debut, the self-starred "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo!" (1973) and his last film "A Casa da Mãe Joana 2" (2013). During his later career, he was also a recurring actor in Brazilian soap operas.

Carvana died in October 4, 2014, from complications caused by a lung cancer.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 87

Birthday 1937-06-04

Day of Death 2014-10-04

Place of Birth Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Carvana
2017 Eu, Meu Pai e Os Cariocas
2016 Pitanga as Himself
2015 Chico - Brazilian Artist as Himself
2014 Rio, I Love You as Manoel (segment "Dona Fulana")
2013 Giovanni Improtta
2010 5x Favela, Now by Ourselves
2010 A Hora do leão - Os sete leões de Glauber
2008 Golden Oldies as Salomão
2008 Milagrez
2007 Achados e Perdidos as Juiz
2006 The Greatest Love of All as Salvador
2006 Depois do Transe
2005 Mais Uma Vez Amor as Dr. Alvarez
2004 Como uma Onda (179 episodes) as Sinésio Paiva
2003 Celebridade (1 episode) as Lineu Vasconcelos
2003 Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria as The Beggar
2003 God is Brazilian as Quincas Batalha
2002 Lara as Ator Premiado
2001 Sonhos Tropicais as Macedo
2000 O Cabeça de Copacabana as Haroldo Soares
1999 Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei as Queiroz
1999 Andando nas Nuvens (197 episodes) as Wagner Macieira
1997 O Homem Nu
1995 Cara & Coroa (215 episodes) as Aníbal Santoro
1995 Engraçadinha... Seus Amores e Seus Pecados (18 episodes) as Irmão Fidélis
1992 The Brides of Copacabana (16 episodes) as Delegado Adroaldo de Lima
1991 O Dono do Mundo (197 episodes) as Lucas Veronese
1991 Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo II: A Volta as Dino
1990 Boca de Ouro
1990 Assim na Tela Como no Céu
1988 Por Dúvida das Vias
1987 Leila Diniz as Clyde
1985 Avaete, Seed of Revenge as Ramiro
1984 Bete Balanço as Tony
1984 Águia na Cabeça
1983 Bar Esperanza as Zeca
1981 Glauber Rocha - Morto/Vivo
1980 To the Last Drop as Narrator(voice)
1980 O Homem do Morcego as Narrador
1978 Se Segura, Malandro! as Paulo Otávio
1978 Mulheres de Cinema as Narrator
1978 Sea of Roses
1977 Tent of Miracles as Fausto Pena
1977 Anchieta, José do Brasil as Diogo Álvares
1976 The Fall
1976 Un animal doué de déraison
1976 Gordos e Magros
1975 Ipanema, Adeus
1974 Um Homem e Sua Jaula
1974 Na Casa de Rio Vermelho as Narrador
1974 Carro de Bois as Narrator
1974 Chorinhos e Chorões as Narrador
1973 All Nudity Shall Be Punished as delegado
1973 Tati, a Garota as Capitão Peixoto
1973 Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo! as Secundino Meireles
1973 Humor Amargo
1972 Love, Carnival and Dreams
1972 When Carnaval Comes as Lourival
1972 Câncer
1971 O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil
1971 Klaxon
1970 The Inheritors as Professor Maia
1970 Pindorama
1970 The Lion Has Seven Heads as Português
1969 Macunaíma as Man with duck
1969 Um Sonho de Vampiros
1969 Antonio das Mortes as Matos
1969 Jardim de Guerra
1969 The Angel Was Born
1969 Pedro Diabo Ama Rosa Meia Noite
1969 Dramática Popular as Narrador
1969 Tempo de Violência
1968 A Vida Provisória as Passos
1968 The Brave Warrior
1968 Antes, o Verão
1968 Como Vai, Vai Bem?
1968 The Man Who Bought the World
1967 Entranced Earth as Álvaro
1967 Improvised and Purposeful: Cinema Novo
1966 The Big City as Pereba
1965 The Dare as Journalist
1964 The Guns as José
1962 Esse Rio que Eu Amo
1962 The Unscrupulous Ones as fotógrafo

Directing

2013 Casa da Mãe Joana 2 Director
2011 Não Se Preocupe Nada Vai Dar Certo Director
2008 Golden Oldies Director
2003 Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria Director
1997 O Homem Nu Director
1991 Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo II: A Volta Director
1983 Bar Esperanza Director
1978 Se Segura, Malandro! Director
1973 Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo! Director

Writing

2013 Casa da Mãe Joana 2 Original Story
2003 Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria Writer
1983 Bar Esperanza Writer
1978 Se Segura, Malandro! Writer
1973 Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo! Writer
1972 When Carnaval Comes Story
1971 O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil Screenplay

Production

2003 Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria Associate Producer
1971 O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil Producer

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