Nelson Xavier

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Nelson Xavier
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Born30 August 1941
São Paulo, Brazil
Died10 May 2017(2017-05-10) (aged 75)
Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
OccupationActor
Years active1959–2017

Nelson Xavier (30 August 1941 – 10 May 2017) was a Brazilian actor and director. He appeared in more than 95 movies and television shows between 1959 and 2017. He starred in the 1964 movie Os Fuzis.[1]

In 1976 Xavier co-directed A Queda along with Ruy Guerra. It was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear – Special Jury Prize.[2] His last movie was Trash (2014).

Xavier died on 10 May 2017 in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais from lung disease, aged 75.[3]

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  1. "Berlinale 1964: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-02-19.
  2. "Berlinale 1978: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
  3. "Nelson Xavier morre aos 75 anos em Uberlândia". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-05-10.

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