|Name Ziraldo Pinto|
|Spouse Vilma Gontijo (m. 1958)|
Movies Garota de Ipanema
|Children Daniela Thomas, Antonio Pinto, Fabrizia Pinto|
Parents Zizinha Alves Pinto, Geraldo Alves Moreira Pinto
Siblings Zelio Alves Pinto, Ziralzi Alves Pinto
Similar People Mauricio de Sousa, Monteiro Lobato, Zelio Alves Pinto, Ruth Rocha, Ana Maria Machado
Biografia de ziraldo alves pinto
Ziraldo Alves Pinto (born October 24, 1932 in Caratinga, Minas Gerais) is a Brazilian author, painter, comic creator, and journalist, normally known just as "Ziraldo". His books have sold about ten million copies, have been translated to many foreign languages and adapted to the theater and cinema. His children's books, such as the popular O Menino Maluquinho, have also been the basis of successful films and television series in Brazil.
He and other progressive artists created the non-conformist comic newspaper O Pasquim during a period of military dictatorship in Brazil.
Ziraldo alves pinto escritor
He began working at the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, in 1954, with a column dedicated to humor. Ziraldo gained national notoriety when working at the magazine O Cruzeiro in 1957 and subsequently at Jornal do Brasil in 1963. His characters (including Jeremias o Bom, the Supermãe and Mirinho) won readers.
In 1960, he launched the first Brazilian comic book made by a single author, Turma do Pererê, featuring the Saci of Brazilian folklore, which was also the first comic book produced entirely in color in Brazil. Although it reached one of the largest runs of the season, Turma do Pererê was canceled in 1964, shortly after the start of the military regime in Brazil. In the 1970s, Editora Abril relaunched the magazine, this time, however, without the same success.
Ziraldo is father of the film director Daniela Thomas and the Golden Globe Award-nominated film score composer Antonio Pinto [Gabriel Parente].