Biography

Pedro Cardoso (born December 31, 1962) is a Brazilian actor, screenwriter, playwright, writer and television director. He is best known for his role as Agostinho Carrara on the Rede Globo sitcom "A Grande Família", for which he was nominated for an International Emmy Award for best actor.

Pedro Cardoso was born in Rio de Janeiro, the second of six children in a prominent family. His father was a well-succeed lawyer, while his grandfather was the president of Banco do Brasil. He is also a second cousin to Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a former President of Brazil.

Cardoso left home when he was at 18 years due to "paternal guidance and youthful pride". He started to work on theaters as an illuminator. Eventually, he debuted as a stage actor in 1980. In 1982, he debuted as playwright with "Bar Doce Bar", a play co-authored by Felipe Pinheiro, in which Cardoso was also an actor. He received a Troféu Mambembe for best newcomer actor. Since then, he has directed and wrote several plays along with Pinheiro, and alone before Pinheiro's death, as well as acted in them. He also worked in television as an actor, director and screenwriter.

He has also a career in cinema; working mostly as an actor. Cardoso co-wrote "Lisbela e o Prisioneiro" and produced T"odo Mundo Tem Problemas Sexuais".

Pedro Cardoso (born December 31, 1962) is a Brazilian actor, screenwriter, playwright, writer and television director. He is best known for his role as Agostinho Carrara on the Rede Globo sitcom "A Grande Família", for which he was nominated for an International Emmy Award for best actor.

Pedro Cardoso was born in Rio de Janeiro, the second of six children in a prominent family. His father was a well-succeed lawyer, while his grandfather was the president of Banco do Brasil. He is also a second cousin to Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a former President of Brazil.

Cardoso left home when he was at 18 years due to "paternal guidance and youthful pride". He started to work on theaters as an illuminator. Eventually, he debuted as a stage actor in 1980. In 1982, he debuted as playwright with "Bar Doce Bar", a play co-authored by Felipe Pinheiro, in which Cardoso was also an actor. He received a Troféu Mambembe for best newcomer actor. Since then, he has directed and wrote several plays along with Pinheiro, and alone before Pinheiro's death, as well as acted in them. He also worked in television as an actor, director and screenwriter.

He has also a career in cinema; working mostly as an actor. Cardoso co-wrote "Lisbela e o Prisioneiro" and produced T"odo Mundo Tem Problemas Sexuais".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1962-12-31

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

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 BR 716 as Carlinhos
2011 Todo Mundo Tem Problemas Sexuais
2008 Golden Oldies as Vavá
2007 A Grande Família: O Filme as Agostinho
2004 Redeemer as Célio Rocha
2003 The Man Who Copied as Cardoso
2001 A Grande Família (466 episodes) as Agostinho Carrara
1999 Por Trás do Pano as Marcos
1999 Betrayal as Mário
1997 Four Days in September as Fernando Gabeira / Paulo
1995 Felicidade É...
1995 Estrada
1994 Rio's Love Song
1994 A Comédia da Vida Privada (22 episodes)
1994 Pátria Minha (203 episodes) as Albano Mendes Campelo
1994 A Matadeira
1991 Vamp (1 episode) as Tobias
1990 A, E, I, O... Urca (13 episodes) as Nico
1990 Stelinha
1986 The Seven Vampires as Pedro
1986 Acre-Doce
1985 Os Bons Tempos Voltaram: Vamos Gozar Outra Vez as Bilu

Writing

2003 Lisbela and the Prisoner Screenplay

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