Comedian Batoré dies in São Paulo at the age of 61

Batoré during the election period, in the 2018 campaign | Photo: Playback / Youtube

Comedian Ivanildo Gomes Nogueira, known for the character of Batoré, died on Monday (10) in São Paulo. He was 61 years old and had cancer. The information comes from the G1 portal.

Nogueira became known nationally for playing Batoré in SBT’s “A Praça é Nossa”. He also starred in the soap opera “Velho Chico”, broadcast by TV Globo in 2016.

He also had a political career. He was municipal councilor in Mauá, municipality of Greater São Paulo, for two terms. In recent years, he has positioned himself as a supporter of President Jair Bolsonaro. In a 2019 video, he defended Bolsonaro shutting down the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and the National Congress. In the 2018 elections, he was a candidate for the post of federal deputy of the PTB, but obtained only 5,961 votes.

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