Breno Mello

Breno Mello bio

Birth Name: Breno Mello

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Brazil

Date Of Birth: September 7, 1931

Date Of Death: July 14, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Brazilian

Breno Mello was born on the 7th of September, 1931. He was famous for being a Movie Actor. Most famous for his starring role in the Academy Award-winning 1959 movie Black Orpheus, this Brazilian actor also appeared in the films Os Vencidos (1963); San Rata de Puerto (1963); and O Negrinho do Pastoreio (1973).

Breno Mello was born in Brazil. Before beginning his acting career, he played soccer for the Gremio Esportivo Renner, Fluminense, and Santos football clubs. In a tragic coincidence, he and his Black Orpheus co-star Marpessa Dawn died of heart attacks just over a month apart.

Breno Mello was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Breno Mello was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Breno Mello is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Breno Mello’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Breno Mello’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Breno Mello kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Breno Mello was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Breno Mello
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Breno Mello was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Breno Mello was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Breno Mello had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Breno Mello’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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