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Norma Bengell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Norma Aparecida Almeida Pinto Guimarães D´Áurea Bengell (born September 21, 1935 in Rio de Janeiro), best known as Norma Bengell, is a Brazilian film and television actress, singer, director, producer, and screenwriter. Active in the film industry since 1959, Bengell has appeared in numerous international productions, including an extended period during the mid-1960s co-starring in Italian productions, in which she was usually cast as the protagonist's romantic interest. She is possibly best known for starring with Barry Sullivan in Mario Bava's Planet of the Vampires (1965) and in Sergio Corbucci's spaghetti western The Hellbenders (1967). She had a major role as a prostitute in Anselmo Duarte's Keeper of Promises (1962), a Brazilian drama that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1963 and won the Golden Palm at Cannes Film Festival in 1962. Earlier that same year, she caused major controversy after appearing fully nude in a scene of the Ruy Guerra film Os Cafajestes. For that, she is regarded as the first mainstream actress of her country to appear fully naked on film. On 1996 she directed her first film, an adaptation of José de Alencar's masterpiece The Guarani. Description above from the Wikipedia article Norma Bengell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 21, 1935 In Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Man of the Sputnik 1959-08-21
Latest Project:
Movie J. Carlos - O Cronista do Rio 2015-04-14
Known For
Poster of Toma Lá, Dá Cá
Poster of Paranóia
Poster of O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil
Poster of La ballata dei mariti
Movie J. Carlos - O Cronista do Rio Ela mesma 2015-04-14
Movie Dzi Croquettes Herself 2009-10-04
Movie As Mulheres no Cinema Brasileiro Apresentadora 2008-05-04
Movie Anabazys 2007-11-26
Series Toma Lá, Dá Cá Deise Coturno 2007-08-07
Movie Banquete 2002-08-24
Movie Vagas para Moças de Fino Trato Unknown 1993-10-01
Series O Sexo dos Anjos Vera 1989-09-25
Movie The Femme Fatale Meets the Ideal Man Unknown 1987-01-01
Movie Running Out of Luck 1987-02-02
Movie Eternamente Pagu Elsie Houston 1987-05-12
Movie The Colour of His Destiny Laura 1987-11-11
Movie No Tempo de Glauber 1987-02-27
Movie Fonte da Saudade 1985-01-01
Movie Tensão no Rio 1984-08-29
Movie O Filho Adotivo Maria Rosa 1984-03-22
Movie Tabu Unknown 1982-01-01
Movie Rio Babilônia Solange 1982-09-14
Movie Eros, the God of Love Unknown 1981-08-21
Movie Nuclear Shelter Lix 1981-09-07
Movie The Age of the Earth Rainha das Amazonas 1980-11-17
Movie Na Boca do Mundo Clarisse 1979-01-22
Movie Sea of Roses Felicidade 1978-01-01
Movie Mulheres de Cinema Unknown 1978-06-06
Movie The Abyss Madame Zero 1977-06-24
Movie Paranóia 1976-09-13
Movie Assim Era a Atlântida 1975-08-27
Movie The Demiurge 1972-01-01
Movie The Suns of Easter Island Norma 1972-08-23
Movie The Murdered House Nina 1971-02-21
Movie O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil 1971-06-07
Movie Paixão na Praia 1971-08-09
Movie As Confissões de Frei Abóbora Unknown 1971-09-04
Movie The Palace of Angels Dorothy 1970-05-25
Movie OSS 117 prend des vacances Anne 1970-02-04
Movie Of Gods and the Undead Soledad 1970-06-25
Movie The Angel Was Born 1969-02-12
Movie Edu, Coração de Ouro 1968-01-22
Movie Juventude e Ternura 1968-03-01
Movie I Do Not Forgive... I Kill! Fedra/Wanda 1968-05-05
Movie Desesperato Unknown 1968-03-17
Movie Before the Summer Unknown 1968-05-26
Movie The Hellbenders Claire 1967-02-02
Movie Mar Corrente A Singer 1967-06-30
Movie As Cariocas 1966-10-24
Movie The Reckless Luciana 1965-05-24
Movie Planet of the Vampires Sanya 1965-09-15
Movie Men and Women Mara 1964-06-19
Movie The Constancy of Reason Ivana 1964-11-27
Movie I cuori infranti Milena (segment "E vissero felici") 1963-01-01
Movie La ballata dei mariti 1963-09-09
Movie The Unscrupulous Ones Leda 1962-03-24
Movie The Given Word Marly, the prostitute 1962-04-17
Movie Carnival of Crime Model 1962-06-05
Movie Mafioso Marta 1962-10-24
Movie Mulheres & Milhões 1961-10-11
Movie The Man of the Sputnik BêBê espiã da França 1959-08-21