Brazilian comedian and writer Jo Soares, whom Portugal discovered in the program “Viva o Gordo!” in 1981, died today in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the age of 84, his ex-wife Flavia Pedras said through the publication. on the Instagram network.
I thank the Lords of Time and Space for giving me the happiness of letting our lives intersect. Thank you for the asthma-inducing laughter, for our houses I guess, for the trips to the weirdest and meanest places, for the number of movies you thought I was lucky I don’t remember seeing again, and for the obscene amount of ice cream. which we took for viewing.
Thank you forever, for the joys as well as the suffering we inflict on ourselves. Even they made us bigger and better.
The humorist’s funeral will be reserved for family and friends.
Life of Joe Soares
José Eugenio Soares, known as Jo Soares, was born on January 17, 1938 in Rio de Janeiro. He made his film and television debut in the late 1950s as a screenwriter and actor, namely at the TV-Tupi Grand Theatre, achieving more success about ten years later when he appeared on TV Globo with the program “Faça Humor Não Fazer” . Guerra”, in which he was an actor and author.
Portugal discovered the author of “O Xangô de Baker Street” in 1981 when RTP began broadcasting their comedy show “Viva o Gordo!”.
In the last post on his official Twitter page dated Thursday, Jo Soares wrote: “There is no need to show beauty to the blind, nor to speak the truth to the deaf. I admire you.”