Meet Lazaro Ramos

Luís Lázaro Sacramento Ramos (born November 1, 1978) is a Brazilian actor, presenter, director, writer and voice actor.

He started his acting career with the Flock of Olodum Theater group, in Salvador, and is best known for his portrayal of João Francisco dos Santos in the 2002 film Madame Satã (film).

In 2007, he was nominated for the 35th International Emmy Awards for Best Actor for his role in Cobras & Lagartos.

Lázaro Ramos has taken several theaters, dance, and singing courses as well as being a member of the “Bando de Teatro Olodum”, (Theater Group from Bahia directed by Márcio Meirelles) for 9 years.

As an actor of “Bando de Teatro Olodum”, he was part of several plays such as “Zumbi”, “Cabaré da Raça”, “Dom Quixote”, and “Sonhos de Uma Noite de Verão”.

In the year 2000, he was invited by director João Falcão to be part of the cast of “A Máquina”, which was a huge success with the public and national critics.

Since his brilliant acting in “A Máquina”, his career took off and he received many invitations to work in several projects linked to cinema, tv, and publicity, to name a few. Lázaro is one of the most awarded actors of his generation and constantly receives outstanding reviews from the critics.

In theater, he has acted in more than 20 plays. Some of the plays he partook in were: “Mummy Can’t Know”, “A Ver Estrelas”, “The Object Man”, and “The Ghonholm Method”, for which he received two best actor awards.

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