Ruth de Souza : Google Doodle celebra o brasileira atriz 100º Aniversário
Today, the search engine Google has shared an awesome Doodle celebrating Ruth de Souza’s 100th birthday, who was a Brazilian actress.
Ruth Pinto de Souza foi uma atriz brasileira. Primeira dama negra do teatro, do cinema e da televisão do Brasil.
Ruth de Souza foi a primeira artista nascida no país a ser indicada ao prêmio de melhor atriz num festival internacional de cinema, por seu trabalho em Sinhá Moça, no Festival de Veneza de 1954.
Ruth Pinto de Souza (May 12, 1921 – July 28, 2019) was a Brazilian actress.
As a member of the Black Experimental Theater (Teatro Experimental do Negro, TEN), she is one of the first black actresses in dramatic theater in Brazil and one of the first to perform at the Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.
Biografia de Ruth de Souza
Born Ruth Pinto de Souza
May 12, 1921
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died July 28, 2019 (aged 98)
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Years active 1945–2018
Selected filmography of Ruth Pinto de Souza
Terra Violenta (1948)
Falta Alguém no Manicômio (1948) as Júlia
Também Somos Irmãos (1949) as Rosália
A Sombra da Outra (1950)
Terra É Sempre Terra (1951) as Bastiana
The Landowner’s Daughter (1953) as Sabina
Candinho (1954) as Manuela
Quem Matou Anabela? (1956)
Osso, Amor e Papagaio (1957)
Fronteiras do Inferno (1959)
Macumba Love (1960) as Mama Rata-loi
A Morte Comanda o Cangaço (1960) as Praying Woman
Bruma Seca (1960)
O Assalto ao Trem Pagador (1962) as Judith
Gimba, Presidente dos Valentes (1963) as Chica Maluca
0′ Cabeleira (1963)
As Cariocas (1966) (segment “Roberto Santos”)
O Homem Nu (1968)
O Bem-Amado (1973, TV Series) as Chiquinha do Parto
Um Homem Célebre (1974)
Pureza Proibida (1974)
Pontal da Solidão (1974) as Narração
Ana, a Libertina (1975)
Quem Matou Pacífico? (1977)
Ladrões de Cinema (1977)
Fruto do Amor (1981) as Dra. Elza
A Grande Arte (1991) as Old Woman Kissing (uncredited)
Boca (1994) as Mrs. Esteban
A Glass of Rage (1999)
Aleijadinho – Paixão, Glória e Suplício (2000) as Joana Lopes
O Clone (2001, TV Series) as Dona Mocinha da Silva
Filhas do Vento (2004) as Maria Aparecida (Cida)
Em Quadro (2009)
O Vendedor de Passados (2015) as Dona Célia
Primavera (2018) as Josephina / Matilda / Madre Amélia
Cast in 1945 as an Indigenous woman in the play “The Emperor Jones,” Souza became the first Black actor to grace the stage of Rio de Janeiro’s Municipal Theatre. She made her film debut in 1948.
In 2004, the Gramado Film Festival, one of the major cinema festivals in Brazil, gave Best Actress to Souza for her part in the film of the same year: “Filhas Do Vento” (“Daughters of Wind”).
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