Wagner Moura

Wagner Moura

Highest Rated: 100% The Man of the Year (2003)

Lowest Rated: 8% Rio, I Love You (2014)

Birthday: Jun 27, 1976

Birthplace: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

He may not be well known in America, but in his native Brazil, Wagner Moura was a bona-fide star. His early roles (1999's "Radio Gogo," 2000's "Woman on Top") proved brief, but his performance as a prisoner in 2003's "Carandiru" was full of brooding promise. He landed a lead role on a popular Brazilian telenovela and continued performing on stage until landing a trifecta of career-defining roles in 2007: first as a vicious police captain in the critically-acclaimed "Elite Squad;" then as a villainous entrepreneur on the telenovela "Paradiso Tropical" (Rede Globo); and finally as the tortured title Dane in an experimental production of "Hamlet." After reprising his role as Lt. Colonel Nascimento in 2010's "Elite Squad: Enemy Within," Moura, now a father of two, broke through to American audiences as the mysterious Spider in the blockbuster "Elysium" (2013). Just as fascinating as the characters he played - he fronted the Brazilian rock band His Mother and practiced jiu-jitsu - Wagner Moura was full of surprises.

Highest rated movies

The Man of the Year
Elite Squad 2
Behind the Sun
Futuro Beach
Trash Elysium
Lower City




44% 50% Sergio Sérgio Vieira de Mello (Character),
- 2020
39% 37% Wasp Network Juan Pablo Roque (Character) - 2019
88% 50% Marighella Director,
- 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Experience: Into the Amazon Unknown (Character) - 2018
66% 70% Trash José Angelo (Character) $10.2K 2014
68% 55% Futuro Beach Donato (Character) $20.3K 2014
8% 14% Rio, I Love You Gui (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 68% Bald Mountain Lindo Rico (Character),
- 2013
65% 58% Elysium Spider (Character) $93.1M 2013
No Score Yet 55% Father's Chair Theo Gadelha (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet 69% The Man From the Future Zero (Character) - 2011
91% 91% Elite Squad 2 Lt. Colonel Nascimento (Character) $100.1K 2010
No Score Yet 42% VIPs Marcelo (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 67% Romance Unknown (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 70% Romance Unknown (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 41% Oh My God! Boca (Character) - 2007
51% 87% Elite Squad Captain Nascimento (Character) $8.1K 2007
No Score Yet 70% Basic Sanitation: The Movie Joaquim (Character) - 2007
60% 57% Lower City Naldinho (Character) $130.6K 2005
No Score Yet 96% A Máquina Apresentador de TV (Character) - 2005
17% 52% Nina Cego/Blind Man (Character) - 2004
100% 84% The Man of the Year Suel (Character) - 2003
58% 56% The Middle of the World Romão (Character) - 2003
No Score Yet 43% God Is Brazilian Taoca (Character) - 2003
67% 85% Carandiru Zico (Character) $214K 2003
40% No Score Yet The Three Marias Jesuíno Cruz (Character) - 2002
74% 87% Behind the Sun Matheus (Character) $64.2K 2001
34% 42% Woman on Top Rafi (Character) $5M 2000


No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2016
89% 95% Narcos Pablo Escobar (Character) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2016
41% 61% Chelsea Guest 2016
No Score Yet 56% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tavis Smiley Guest 2015


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