Actor Carlos Miguel, name of the comedy and theater magazine, known as O Fininho, from the old RTP contest “1, 2, 3”, died today, in Santarém, at the age of 77, told the Lusa news agency, source familiar.
Carlos Miguel was admitted to the Hospital de Santarém and died of a prolonged illness.
Actor, visual artist, writer, Carlos Miguel built a career spanning around 40 years, most of it on the stages of comedy and magazine theaters, especially at Parque Mayer, in Lisbon.
A cancer in the vocal cords, in 1998, drove him away from his profession and from Lisbon, where he was born, to settle in a village in Ribatejo.
In an interview with RTP, in 2010, which took him back to theater stages in Portugal, then uninhabited, Carlos Miguel recalled César de Oliveira’s “Lisboa, Tejo e Tudo” as his favorite production.
“Two sessions a day, two years in theaters, at Teatro ABC”, after the debut in 1986, recalled the actor.