01/08/2013 10:27 am ET Updated Jan 08, 2013

Rodrigo Santoro Loses Over 20 Pounds For New Bio Film 'Heleno'

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We may be used to his ripped 300 physique, but Rodrigo Santoro is showing us a new side for his bio pic, Heleno.

The actor plays the lead role and produces the film about Brazilian soccer legend and famed player Heleno De Frieita, who eventually passed away due to syphilis. We spoke exclusively with the Brazilian star about how he prepared for the role and whether he relates to the controversial figure below!

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