Hector Babenco
Hector Babenco

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Name: Hector Babenco
Occupation: Director
Gender: Male
Birth Day: February 7, 1946
Death Date: Jul 13, 2016 (age 70)
Age: Aged 70
Country: Argentina
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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Hector Babenco

Hector Babenco was born on February 7, 1946 in Argentina (70 years old). Hector Babenco is a Director, zodiac sign: Aquarius. Find out Hector Babenconet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He underwent a bone marrow transplant to cure lymphatic cancer in 1994.

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As per our current Database, Hector Babenco died on Jul 13, 2016 (age 70).

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Before Fame

His breakout film Pixote, which was about Brazil's impoverished children, came out in 1981.

Biography Timeline


Babenco was born in Buenos Aires and raised in Mar del Plata. His mother, Janka Haberberg, was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and his father, Jaime Babenco, was an Argentine gaucho of Ukrainian Jewish origin. Babenco lived in Europe from 1964 to 1968. In 1969, he decided to stay in São Paulo, Brazil, permanently.


In 1994, Babenco fell ill and had to undergo a bone marrow transplant to treat a lymphatic cancer.


In 2010, Barbenco married actress Bárbara Paz. He was previously married to Xuxa Lopes and Raquel Arnaud. He was the father of two daughters, Janka Babenco and Myra Arnaud Babenco, from his previous marriages, and also had two grandchildren.


In 2012 Babenco was part of the jury in the 34th Moscow International Film Festival.


On July 12, 2016, Barbenco was admitted to Hospital Sírio-Libanês to treat sinusitis. The following night, he suffered a cardiac arrest, and passed away shortly thereafter.

Family Life

Hector's father was from the Ukraine and his mother was a Polish-Jewish immigrant.

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Currently, Hector Babenco is 76 years, 9 months and 27 days old. Hector Babenco will celebrate 77th birthday on a Tuesday 7th of February 2023. Below we countdown to Hector Babenco upcoming birthday.


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