Alexandre Lippiani

Alexandre Lippiani (September 11, 1964 – May 24, 1997) was a Brazilian actor and voice actor who reached fame in the early to mid-1990s acting in telenovelas and miniseries by Rede Globo and the now-defunct Rede Manchete. His most remembered role was the one of the priest Eurico in the 1996 telenovela Xica da Silva.

Alexandre Lippiani
Born(1964-09-11)September 11, 1964
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
DiedMay 24, 1997(1997-05-24) (aged 32)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1987–1997

BiographyEdit

Lippiani was born in Belo Horizonte on September 11, 1964, later moving to Rio de Janeiro. He debuted on Rede Globo's 1987 telenovela Sassaricando, and continued to work with them until 1990, when he left for Rede Manchete to act on Pantanal. After briefly returning to Globo for the telenovelas Sonho Meu and Explode Coração, he once again left them to return to Manchete, where in 1996 he acted in Xica da Silva. Around the same time, he provided the voice of Sheriff Woody in the Brazilian Portuguese dub of the first Toy Story film, and also voiced actor Dean Cain on the first two seasons of the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. (After his death he was replaced by Marco Ribeiro and Guilherme Briggs on such roles, respectively.)

Lippiani's final credited role was in the 1997 film For All - O Trampolim da Vitória.

DeathEdit

He died on May 24, 1997, at the age of 32, after losing control of his car and crashing it into a street light.[1][2]

Personal lifeEdit

He was the cousin of fellow actor Rodolfo Bottino.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Em 1997, ator que vivia o padre Eurico morreu durante gravações da novela 'Xica da Silva'". TV Foco (in Portuguese). August 22, 2017. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Famosos que partiram cedo demais". BOL (in Portuguese). September 22, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2019.

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