In the early hours of Wednesday October 9 , died actress and filmmaker Norma Bengell, 78. She was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Hospital - Orange River, in Botafogo, in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, as shown by the newspaper Bom Dia Brazil, Globo .
The actress was admitted to hospital last Saturday the 5th suffering from respiratory problems which started six months ago, when doctors diagnosed cancer in the right lung. According to a family member who said the actress died around 3am.
There has not yet been any information about the funeral and burial of the body of the actress.
Norma Aparecida Almeida Pinto Guimarães d' Aurea Bengell known as Norma Bengell, was born in Rio de Janeiro, on February 21, 1935. She was a Brazilian actress, filmmaker, producer, singer and songwriter .
Norma was the first Brazilian actress to appear in a frontal nude scene in the movie The Animal House, 1962. She made her film debut in 1959, starring in the movie The Man Oscarito Sputnik. She was known for her sensuality, singing and mimicking the famous French actress Brigitte Bardot .
Then Norma Bengell tried a director 's career, performing this function in the 1996 film The Guarani, based on the work of the novelist José de Alencar .
In 2008, TV Globo, Norma made the Deise Coturno character until the end of the second season of the comedy Take There, Give Here.
Lately the actress was undergoing financial problems and received help from fellow artists.
BENGELL, Norma (Norma Aparecida Almeida Pinto Guimarães D’Áurea Bengell)
Born: 2/21/1935, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Died: 10/9/2013, Rio de Janiero Brazil
Norma Bengell's westerns - actress:
The Hellbenders - 1966 (Claire/Mrs. Ambrose Allen)
I Do Not Forgive... I Kill! - 1967 (Fedra/Wanda)