Lima Duarte is a Brazilian actor. He has played a number of characters in Brazilian soap operas, such as Zeca Diabo in "O Bem Amado" and Sinhozinho Malta in "Roque Santeiro". He has worked with well-known Brazilian and Portuguese directors, such as Fábio Barreto, Paulo Rocha and Manoel de Oliveira. He first appeared on Brazilian television in 1950. He also worked as a voice actor in 1960s, being the voice of Top Cat, Wally Gator and Dum-Dum. His stage name was given by his mother, who was a devout of Allan Kardec's Spiritism and Lima Duarte was the last birthname given to her spiritual mentor.
He is father of actress Débora Duarte.