Héctor Babenco

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Birthday
7, 1946
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jul 13, 2016 (70)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1946
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jul 13, 2016 (70)

About

Director of the critically acclaimed films Kiss of the Spider Woman and Ironweed.

Before Fame

His breakout film Pixote, which was about Brazil's impoverished children, came out in 1981.

Trivia

He underwent a bone marrow transplant to cure lymphatic cancer in 1994.

Family Life

His father was from the Ukraine and his mother was a Polish-Jewish immigrant.

Associated With

He acted alongside Javier Bardem in the Oscar-nominated 2000 film Before Night Falls.