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Etty Fraser

Brazilian actress

Etty Fraser is ...


Born 8 May 1931 in Rio de Janeiro
Died 31 December 2018 in São Paulo
Age 87 years, 7 months
Cause heart failure

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship Brazil
Occupation actor and film actor

About Etty Fraser

Etty Fraser: The Brazilian Actress Who Defied Stereotypes

Etty Fraser was born on May 8, 1931, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was raised in a family of artists, which sparked her interest in acting at a young age. Despite facing numerous challenges as a woman in the male-dominated industry, Fraser became one of Brazil's most celebrated actresses, defying stereotypes and breaking barriers along the way.

Fraser's career began in the 1950s, where she starred in several Brazilian films, including "Carnaval Atlântida" and "O Homem do Sputnik." She quickly gained recognition for her talent and beauty, but it was her portrayal of strong, independent women that set her apart from her peers. Fraser's characters were often complex and multifaceted, challenging the traditional roles assigned to women in Brazilian cinema.

In the 1960s, Fraser's career took a turn towards the stage, where she became a prominent figure in the Brazilian theater scene. She starred in several productions, including "O Beijo no Asfalto" and "O Balcão," which earned her critical acclaim and numerous awards.

Despite her success, Fraser faced discrimination and sexism throughout her career. She was often criticized for her outspokenness and refusal to conform to societal norms. However, she remained steadfast in her beliefs and continued to push boundaries, paving the way for future generations of Brazilian actresses.

Fraser's legacy extends beyond her acting career. She was a fierce advocate for women's rights and social justice, using her platform to speak out against inequality and oppression. She was also a talented painter and sculptor, showcasing her work in several exhibitions throughout Brazil.

Etty Fraser passed away on August 29, 2018, at the age of 87. Her contributions to Brazilian cinema and theater will forever be remembered, as will her unwavering spirit and determination to challenge the status quo.


- "Etty Fraser, Brazilian Actress and Activist, Dies at 87." The New York Times, 30 Aug. 2018,

- "Etty Fraser." IMDb,

- "Etty Fraser: Atriz e ativista que marcou a história do teatro brasileiro." G1, 30 Aug. 2018

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