José Wilker

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José Wilker in August 2006.

José Wilker de Almeida (20 August 1947 – 5 April 2014) was a Brazilian actor and director. His acting and directing roles include: Xica da Silva (1976), Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976), Professor Kranz tedesco di Germania (1978), Bye Bye Brazil (1979), The Man in the Black Cape (1986), Besame Mucho (1986), Subway to the Stars (1987), Medicine Man (1992), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), The Greatest Love of All (2006), Casa da Mãe Joana (2008), and Casa da Mãe Joana 2 (2013). He was born in Juazeiro do Norte, Ceará.

Wilker died from a heart attack on 5 April 2014 at his home in Rio de Janeiro. He was 66 years old.[1]

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  1. Tinoco, Armando (5 April 2014). "José Wilker Dies: Brazilian Globo Telenovela Actor Dead At 66". Latin Times. Retrieved 6 April 2014.

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