Actor, Film actor
1915 – 1993
Who was Grande Otelo?
Grande Otelo is the stage name of Brazilian actor, comedian, singer, and composer Sebastião Bernardes de Souza Prata. Otelo had a problematic life, became orphan when he still was a child and kept running away from the families that adopted him, it was only when he entered in the artistic way that his life began to be more bright.
Grande Otelo started his film career in 1935 in the movie Noites Cariocas. He was also renowned for the comic duo he formed with Oscarito. He played the relatively brief role of "Black Macunaíma" in the 1969 film Macunaíma.
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- Oct 18, 1915
- Also known as
- Sebastião Bernardes de Souza Prata
- Grande Othelo
- Great Otelo
- The Little Otelo
- Nov 26, 1993
on July 23, 2013
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