Jose Lewgoy

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Birthday
16, 1920
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Feb 10, 2003 (82)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1920
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Feb 10, 2003 (82)

About

Remembered most for his role as Don Aquilino in the 1982 Werner Herzog film Fitzcarraldo, he is also notable for his performance as the Warden in the 1985 movie Kiss of the Spider Woman.

Before Fame

His earliest screen credits include appearances in the Brazilian features Quando a Noite Acaba and Carnaval no Fogo.

Trivia

He was frequently cast in villainous roles.

Family Life

Born to an American mother and a Russian father, he spent his childhood in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and later lived and worked in Rio de Janeiro.

Associated With

He appeared with Klaus Kinski in the 1987 German adventure movie Cobra Verde.