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Breno Mello

7 November 1931 to 13 July 2008

Although Orfeu Negro (1958) – a Brazilian take on the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice – won the Palme D’Or at Cannes, star Mello appeared in only a handful of other films. These included Os Vencidos (1963), Rata De puerto (1963) O Santo Módico (1964) and O Negrinho De Pastoreio (1973).

- Read Breno Mello's Guardian Obituary