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Fábio Barreto
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Barreto during the premiere of Lula, o filho do Brasil at the 2009 Brasília Film Festival.
Born
Fábio Villela Barreto Borges

(1957-06-06)June 6, 1957
Died November 20, 2019(2019-11-20) (aged 62)
Occupation Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor
Years active 1977–2009
Spouse(s) Déborah Kalume (2003–2019)

Fábio Villela Barreto Borges (June 6, 1957 – November 20, 2019) was a Brazilian movie director, actor, screenwriter, and movie producer. He was best known for directing and co-writing Lula, o filho do Brasil, a biography based on President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's early life.

Barreto slipped into a coma after being involved in a car accident in Rio de Janeiro in 2009. As of August 2014, is reported to be in a minimally conscious state. He died on November 20, 2019 after almost 10 years in a coma.

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