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Chico Anysio (born Francisco Anysio de Oliveira Paula Filho, 12 April 1931 – 23 March 2012) was a Brazilian actor, comedian, writer and composer.


Biography

Anysio was born in Maranguape, Ceará. He moved with the family on Rio de Janeiro (city), Rio de Janeiro when he was 7 years old, and tried to work on ''Rádio Guanabara Bay, Guanabara''. Since 1968 was joined to Rede Globo, which achieved the status of a star cast that boasted the most famous artists of Brazil. Anysio was one of the most famous Brazilian comedians of all times and is considered the greatest Brazilian comedian ever. He died on 23 March 2012, aged 80, in Samaritano Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, from multiple organ failure.


Private life

He was the brother of actress Lupe Gigliotti, of director Zelito Viana and composer and Radio-producer Elano de Paula and father of actors Lug de Paula, Nizo Neto and DJ Cícero Chaves, born from marriage with Regina Chaves. His last wife was the manager Malga Di Paula. Regarding religion Anysio was a vocal atheist.


Career


Film

* 1959 – ''Entrei de Gaiato'' * 1981 – ''O Mundo Mágico dos Trapalhões'' .... Narrator * 1996 – ''Tieta of Agreste, Tieta'' .... Zé Esteves * 2001 – ''Trepa nas Estrelas'' .... Jumbo Culano * 2009 – ''Se Eu Fosse Você 2'' .... Olavo * 2009 – ''Up (2009 film), Up – Altas Aventuras'' .... Carl Fredricksen (voice in Brazilian dubbing) * 2009 – ''Simonal - Ninguém Sabe o Duro que Dei'' .... Entrevista * 2010 – ''Uma Professora muito Maluquinha (film), Uma Professora Muito Maluquinha'' .... Monsenhor Aristides


Television

*1973/80 – ''Chico City'' .... various * 1982/90 – ''Chico Anysio Show'' .... various * 1984/93 – ''Os Trapalhões'' .... Guest appearances * 1989 – ''Que Rei Sou Eu?'' .... Taji Namas * 1990/02 – ''Escolinha do Professor Raimundo'' .... Professor Raimundo * 1990/91 – ''Os Trapalhões'' .... Supervisor Criação * 1990/92 – ''Som Brasil'' .... * 1991 – ''Estados Anysios de Chico City'' .... various * 1995 – ''Chico Total'' .... various * 1995 – ''Engraçadinha, Seus Amores e Seus Pecados'' .... vendor * 1999/02 – ''Zorra Total'' .... Alberto Roberto/Professor Raimundo/Dr. Rosseti * 1999 – ''Terra Nostra (telenovela), Terra Nostra'' .... Josué Medeiros * 1999 – ''O Belo e as Feras'' .... various * 2002 – ''Brava Gente'' .... Detective Brito/Cego * 2002 – ''Trepa nas Estrelas'' .... Mulambo Jambo * 2004 – ''A Diarista'' .... Rúbio * 2005 – ''Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo'' .... Dr. Saraiva * 2006 – ''Sinhá Moça'' .... Everaldo * 2007 – ''Pé na Jaca'' .... Cigano * 2008 – ''Cilada'' .... Dep. Sandoval * 2008 – ''Guerra e Paz'' .... Padre Santo * 2009 – ''Caminho das Índias'' .... Namit Batra * 2009 – ''Chico e Amigos'' – .... various * 2009/10 – ''Zorra Total'' .... Alberto Roberto/Justo Veríssimo/Bento Carneiro * 2011– ''Chico e Amigos''.... various * 2011– ''Zorra Total ''.... Salomé


References


External links

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Official page
1931 births 2012 deaths Deaths from multiple organ failure Brazilian male film actors Brazilian male comedians Brazilian humorists Brazilian atheists {{Brazil-actor-stub