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Wagner Moura Biography

Birth Name:
Wagner Maniçoba de Moura
Birth Place:
Brazil
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Studied journalism at school
  • Attended boot camp with the Rio police before shooting Elite Squad (2007)
  • When he was cast as Colombian Pablo Escobar in Narcos, he didn't speak Spanish and was 40 pounds under the weight he needed to be
  • Supports 50 for Freedom, which fights to end modern slavery and in 2015, became a goodwill ambassador for ILO (International Labour Organization)

Awards

  • 2016Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated

Relationships

  • José Moura -- Father
  • Alderiva -- Mother
  • Lediane -- Sister
  • Bem -- Son
  • Bem Moura -- Son
  • José -- Son
  • José Moura -- Son
  • Salvador -- Son
  • Salvador Moura -- Son
  • Sandra Delgado -- Wife