The 74-year-old star died in the early hrs of Wednesday (21 ). The musician joined numerous successes on television Globo, including the soap operas ‘Vale Tudo’ as well as ‘A Indomada’ as well as the amusing ‘TV Pirata’.

The wake of actor Pedro Paulo Rangel will be held this Thursday (22) at Theatro Municipal, in downtown Rio. The goodbye ceremony will be open to the public and also will certainly take place from 10 am to 1 pm. The details was verified by the family members.

The cremation, nonetheless, will certainly take place at the Cemitério da Penitência, in Caju, Rio’s port location, after the wake. The ceremony will certainly be closed to loved ones.

The 74-year-old musician passed away late this Wednesday (21 ). Pedro Paulo was admitted to the CTI of Casa de Saúde São José, in the South Area of Rio, to treat a decompensation of pulmonary emphysema, because the 30th of November. The cause of fatality has not yet been disclosed.

Among Pedro Paulo’s many superior jobs are the soap operas “Gabriela” (1975 ), “Saramandaia” (1976 ), “Vale Tudo” (1988 ), and the humorous “television Pirata” (1988 ).

Pedro Paulo Rangel in the soap opera 'Vale Tudo' — Photo: Reproduction

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Birthed in Rio de Janeiro on June 29, 1948, Pedro Paulo Marques Rangel was a resident of Rio Comprido, in the North Area of the city, when he had his first call with the cinema, at the age of 11. Attracted by the discovery, he determined to become an actor. It was at that time that he composed a play so he can act: “When Parents Take Place Getaway”.

Actor Pedro Paulo Rangel in the soap opera 'Pedra sobre Pedra', on TV Globo — Photo: Acervo Globo
Later on, in the cinema team at Igreja de Santa Terezinha, he met star Marco Nanini, with whom he would certainly examine at the National Sunroom of Cinema, presently the Movie theater Institution of the Federal College of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Unirio).

Pedro Paulo Rangel and Glória Pires in a scene from 'Belíssima' (2015) — Photo: Acervo Grupo Globo
Pedro Paulo’s very first contact with specialist theater remained in 1968, in the play “Roda Viva”, by Chico Buarque, under the instructions of José Celso Martinez Corrêa.

After travelling through TV Tupi in São Paulo, the star debuted on television Globo in 1972, in the daytime soap “Bicho do Mato”. His first successful personality was Juca Viana, in “Gabriela”. In the daytime drama, Pedro Paulo starred in the first male naked on television, in a scene that revealed the pair Juca as well as Chiquinha (Cidinha Millan) being included the street, after being caught in bed.

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Pedro Paulo Rangel in a scene from 'TV Pirata' — Photo: Acervo Grupo Globo

After a number of theater plays and also some movies during the 70’s and also early 80’s, such as “Menino do Rio” (1982 ), Pedro Paulo returned to work at TV Globo.

Invited by Jô Soares, the star participated in sketches in the funny program “Viva o Gordo” (1982 ). The outcome delighted him and he was welcomed to sign up with the actors of the second period of “television Pirata” (1988 ).

In 1992, a brand-new role noted the profession of Pedro Paulo Rangel, the homosexual Adamastor, from “Pedra sobre Pedra”. He then made the daytime drama “O Mapa da Mina” (1993) as well as “A Indomada” (1997 ), in addition to the miniseries “Engraçadinha”.

Among other works by the actor are the daytime soap “Pedra Sobre Pedra”, “Vale Tudo”, “A Indomada”, “Saramandaia”, “O Cravo e a Rosa” and also “Belíssima”, in addition to collection and miniseries, such as “A Muralha “, “You Choose”, “A Diarista”, “Os Aspones” and “Under New Monitoring”.

Pedro Paulo Rangel and Suely Franco in a scene from 'O Cravo e a Rosa' — Photo: Acervo Grupo Globo

Pedro Paulo Rangel in a scene from 'A Indomada' — Photo: Acervo Grupo Globo

Pedro Paulo Rangel and Fabio Jr. in 'Pedra sobre Pedra' — Photo: Acervo Grupo Globo

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Last Updated: 21 December 2022