Antônio Pitanga

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Antônio Pitanga
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Born
Antônio Luiz Sampaio

(1939-06-13) June 13, 1939 (age 79)
OccupationActor
Years active1960–present

Antônio Luiz Sampaio[1] (born June 13, 1939), better known by his stage name Antônio Pitanga, is a Brazilian actor. He is known for playing several roles on movies of the Cinema Novo movement in the 1960s.[2]

Pitanga appeared in 100 foreign movies and 20 telenovelas. His career began in 1960. He is known for his role in O Clone.

He was married to actress Vera Manhães, with whom he had two sons: actress Camila Pitanga and actor Rocco Pitanga. After their divorced, he married to politician Benedita da Silva.[3]

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  1. "Conheça os nomes reais dos famosos" (in Portuguese). Terra Networks. June 18, 2003. Retrieved May 4, 2014.
  2. Appiah, Kwame Anthony; Gates, Henry Louis (2005). Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience. Oxford University Press. p. 82. ISBN 9780195170559.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. "Antônio Pitanga será tema de documentário dirigido por Beto Brant e por sua filha, Camila". O Globo (in Portuguese). Infoglobo. March 15, 2014. Retrieved May 4, 2014.

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