Where those associated with Western films from around the world are laid to rest.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
RIP Sérgio Britto
Brazilian actor Sérgio Britto died on December 17, 2011 at Copa D’Or Hospital at 88 years. Brito was one of the most important personalities in the history of Brazilian theater. He was currently featured on TV Brazil, Brazil Communications Company (EBC), the program with Sérgio Britto Art. Sérgio was the creator, director and star of the Grand Theatre Tupi, which aired for more than ten years in the defunct TV Tupi. The actor and director was responsible for the direction of Lost Illusions, the first telenovela produced and aired by TV Globo. But the great consecration was with the theater, where he received numerous awards. In 2010, he launched his autobiography The Theatre and I. The wake of the body of Sérgio Britto occur in the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro, in the early afternoon.
BRITtO, Sérgio (Sérgio Pedro Correa de Britto)
Born: 6/29/193, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 12/17/2011 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.