José Thomaz da Cunha Vasconcellos Neto started in radio environment in which it became famous for doing imitations of the voices of other speakers and artists in general, as the imitation of Ari Barroso featuring a talent show.
He became famous for his jokes, stuttering, and the skit "The Announcer Football Gago" one of his greatest successes. His ability to mimic has provided unparalleled performance imitating stuttering, making these imitations in their particular brand.
Produced and starred in the television comedy program first Brazilian Ze's Lair, shown on TV Tupi de São Paulo in 1952.
In 1960 he recorded an album for Odeon, I am the Entertainment, based on the show of the same name that had for many years in theaters all over Brazil. It was probably the first comedian to sell over 100,000 copies of an LP of the genre. The album was 55 minutes long, with the longest LP of humor that went into the country. Its success paved the way for record companies to invest in the segment, but Vasconcelos himself could not repeat the success of their first recording.
Also in 60 years, was in charge of a project called Vasconcelândia, a theme park, which did not materialize.
He continued working on TV, in roles such as stuttering "Barbosa-Silva Sa" football school teacher in Raymond, as well as performing in concert halls throughout Brazil.
In 2009 he was released on DVD the documentary he is the Entertainment, the film director Jean Carlo Szepilovski, a tribute to all of his work. Narrated by the humorist, presented testimony from Jo Smith, Chico and Anysio stretch of movies and TV and radio in which he served during his career.
Away from television due to Alzheimer's disease, spent his last years in his home town of Itatiba, São Paulo.
He died in October 2011 due to a cardiac arrest