Rodrigo Santoro

Born Aug 22, 1975

Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro is a Brazilian actor. He has appeared in many successful movies, including Brainstorm (2001), Carandiru (2003), 300 (2007), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) and Rio (2011). He also appeared as a regular character in the TV series Lost.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rodrigo Santoro.


1975 Birth Born on August 22, 1975.


1993 17 Years Old In 1993, as Santoro was studying Journalism at PUC-Rio, he entered the Actor's Workshop of Rede Globo. … Read More


2001 25 Years Old His first major role in a cinema production came in 2001, with Bicho de Sete Cabeças (Brainstorm) by Brazilian director Laís Bodansky. … Read More
2002 26 Years Old 1 More Event
After Bicho, his reputation as an actor had been solidified and he was cast as the male lead in Abril Despedaçado (Behind the Sun), one of the nominees for best foreign film in the 2002 Golden Globe Awards. … Read More
2004 28 Years Old He played the male lead in No. 5 The Film, the 3-minute-long commercial for Chanel, directed by Baz Luhrmann alongside Nicole Kidman in 2004.


2006 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Santoro joined the cast of Lost as survivor of Oceanic Flight 815, Paulo. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old He plays the late footballer Heleno de Freitas in the 2012 film Heleno.
2013 37 Years Old Santoro co-starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 2013 film The Last Stand. … Read More


2016 40 Years Old Santoro plays Jesus in the 2016 historical action film Ben-Hur and received personal blessings from Pope Francis for this role.
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