Lázaro Ramos

Lázaro Ramos is an actor, director, and novelist. For over 30 years, he has been acclaimed for roles in more than 35 films and two dozen television series to his credit. Internationally known for his electric roles in Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz, Héctor Babenco’s Carandiru, and The Violin Teacher by Sérgio Machado, he was nominated for an International Emmy Award for Best Actor in 2006 for “Snakes & Lizards.” Ramos is also known for his commitment to humanitarian causes, leading the fight to end racial and economic injustice in the world. He has been a UNICEF ambassador since 2009.