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Pedro Cardoso

Pedro Cardoso (born December 31, 1962) is a Brazilian actor, screenwriter, playwright, writer and television director. He is best known for his role as Agostinho Carrara on the Rede Globo sitcom "A Grande Família", for which he was nominated for an International Emmy Award for best actor. Pedro Cardoso was born in Rio de Janeiro, the second of six children in a prominent family. His father was a well-succeed lawyer, while his grandfather was the president of Banco do Brasil. He is also a second cousin to Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a former President of Brazil. Cardoso left home when he was at 18 years due to "paternal guidance and youthful pride". He started to work on theaters as an illuminator. Eventually, he debuted as a stage actor in 1980. In 1982, he debuted as playwright with "Bar Doce Bar", a play co-authored by Felipe Pinheiro, in which Cardoso was also an actor. He received a Troféu Mambembe for best newcomer actor. Since then, he has directed and wrote several plays along with Pinheiro, and alone before Pinheiro's death, as well as acted in them. He also worked in television as an actor, director and screenwriter. He has also a career in cinema; working mostly as an actor. Cardoso co-wrote "Lisbela e o Prisioneiro" and produced T"odo Mundo Tem Problemas Sexuais".

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Dec 31, 1962 In Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Os Bons Tempos Voltaram: Vamos Gozar Outra Vez 1985-04-29
Latest Project:
Movie BR 716 2016-11-17
Known For
Poster of Pátria Minha
Poster of Rebel Years
Poster of Vamp
Poster of A, E, I, O... Urca
Movie BR 716 Carlinhos 2016-11-17
Movie Todo Mundo Tem Problemas Sexuais Unknown 2011-05-13
Movie Golden Oldies Vavá 2008-09-19
Movie A Grande Família: O Filme Agostinho 2007-01-26
Movie Redeemer Célio Rocha 2004-09-10
Movie The Man Who Copied Cardoso 2003-06-13
Series A Grande Família Agostinho Carrara 2001-03-29
Movie Betrayal Mário 1999-02-26
Movie Por Trás do Pano Marcos 1999-09-17
Movie Four Days in September Fernando Gabeira / Paulo 1997-01-01
Movie Estrada 1995-01-02
Movie Felicidade É... 1995-09-15
Movie A Matadeira Unknown 1994-01-02
Series Pátria Minha Albano Mendes Campelo 1994-07-18
Series A Comédia da Vida Privada 1994-08-03
Movie Rio's Love Song 1994-09-15
Series Rebel Years Galeno Quintanilha 1992-07-14
Series Vamp Tobias 1991-07-15
Movie Stelinha 1990-01-01
Series A, E, I, O... Urca Nico 1990-06-24
Movie O Natal da Grande Família Surrão 1987-12-23
Movie The Seven Vampires Pedro 1986-09-09
Movie Acre-Doce Unknown 1986-01-01
Movie Os Bons Tempos Voltaram: Vamos Gozar Outra Vez Bilu 1985-04-29