Famous Brazilian Actresses

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Morena Baccarin
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Birthdate: June 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born in Brazil, Morena Baccarin is the daughter of Italian actor Vera Setta. The Juilliard alumna is best known for series such as Homeland, Gotham, and Firefly and movies such as the Deadpool franchise. She voiced Gideon in The Flash. She also works for refugees seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Alice Braga
(Actress)

Alice Braga
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Birthdate: April 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Alice Braga is one of the most popular Hollywood actresses from Brazil, having appeared in popular films like I Am Legend, Repo Men, The Rite, Predators, and Elysium. An openly bisexual actress, Alice Braga serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community, especially bisexuals.

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Carmen Miranda
(Actress, Singer)

Carmen Miranda
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Birthdate: February 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marco de Canaveses, Portugal
Died: August 5, 1955

Carmen Miranda was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba dancer, singer, film star, and Broadway actress. Nicknamed The Brazilian Bombshell, Miranda is credited with popularizing the fruit hat outfit in the USA. Her performances also popularized Brazilian music and helped increase awareness of Latin culture. Her life and career inspired a documentary titled Carmen Miranda: Bananas is My Business.

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Chrysti Ane
(Actress, Model)

Chrysti Ane
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Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rio De Janeiro

Chrysti Ane is a Brazilian fitness model and actress best known for her portrayal of Sarah Thompson in the popular American children's television show, Power Rangers Ninja Steel. Renowned for her fitness regime and well-toned physique, Chrysti Ane enjoys a considerable fan following on social media platforms, such as Instagram.

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Bianca Comparato
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Birthdate: November 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Xuxa
(Brazilian Television Host, Film Actress)

Xuxa
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Birthdate: March 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Xuxa is a Brazilian TV host, film actress, singer, and businesswoman. She began her professional career as a model and soon started doing acting gigs as well. She became a superstar in the 1980s and her TV shows were broadcast in Portuguese, English, and Spanish worldwide. She is also a successful businesswoman with a net worth estimated at US$400 million. 

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Izabelle Leite
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Birthdate: September 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: João Pessoa, State of Paraíba, Brazil

Izabelle Leite is a Brazilian actress and model. She works predominantly in the Indian modeling and film industries. She made her debut in Bollywood with an uncredited appearance in a major film. She soon bagged the leading role in a teen drama film and gained popularity. As a model, she has appeared in campaigns for Lakme and Procter & Gamble.

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Daniela Lavender
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Birthdate: December 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bahia

Daniela Lavender is a Brazilian actress who appears on both English-language TV and Brazilian TV. She is also active on the stage and in cinema. She is trained in dancing and studied drama at the Dirceu de Mattos school before making her professional debut in the early 2000s. She is currently married to noted English actor Ben Kingsley. 

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Bruna Marquezine
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Birthdate: August 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Adriane Galisteu
(Actress, Model)

Adriane Galisteu
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Birthdate: April 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

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Juliana Paes
(Actress and Former Model)

Juliana Paes
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Birthdate: March 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Juliana Paes is a Brazilian actress who achieved national prominence in the 2010s when she played important roles in popular telenovelas like Gabriela and Meu Pedacinho de Chão. Juliana Paes, who started her career as a model, went on to establish herself as a critically acclaimed actress. She has received many prestigious awards such as Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award.  

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Giselle Itié
(Actress,Famous for her roles in the telenovelas Bela, a Feia (as Anabela Palhares))

Giselle Itié
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Birthdate: October 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

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Susana Werner
(Notable for her appearances on such Brazilian drama series and soap operas as Malhacao and Sete Pecados)

Susana Werner
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Birthdate: July 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Susana Werner is a Brazilian actress and model. She is best known for her performance on TV shows and telenovelas. Susana Werner made headlines in 2002 when she married the popular Brazilian football player Júlio César. She was in a relationship with Ronaldo for two years before marrying Júlio César.

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Ivete Sangalo
(Singer-songwriter)

Ivete Sangalo
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Birthdate: May 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil

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Daniella Cicarelli
(Former model and TV show hostess for MTV Brasil's Beija Sapo)

Daniella Cicarelli
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Birthdate: November 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Daniella Cicarelli is a Brazilian former TV show hostess and model. She is best known for her association with MTV Brasil where she hosted the famous blind-date show Beija Sapo from 2005 to 2007. Daniella Cicarelli is also known as the former fiancée of popular football player Ronaldo; she was engaged to him for three months in 2005.

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Fernanda Montenegro
(Stage Television and Film Actress)

Fernanda Montenegro
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Birthdate: October 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Loubna Abidar
(Actress)

Loubna Abidar
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Birthdate: September 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco

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Sasha Meneghel
(Model, Actress)

Sasha Meneghel
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Birthdate: July 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sasha Meneghel is a Brazilian model and actress best known as the daughter of famous TV host Xuxa Meneghel and businessman Luciano Szafir. Sasha Meneghel achieved popularity minutes after her birth as the event was documented and aired on Jornal Nacional. She then started appearing on TV programs hosted by her mother and established herself as a model and actress. 

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Jessica May
(Television actress)

Jessica May
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Birthdate: December 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paranacity, Brazil

Jessica May is a Brazilian and Turkish model and actress best known for her work in the Turkish TV industry. She gained widespread popularity in 2017 when she started playing the role of Bella in a TV series titled Yeni Gelin. May's performance in the series earned her several awards such as the Golden Lens Award and Golden Palm Award. 

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Vera Clouzot
(Actress)

Vera Clouzot
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Birthdate: December 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: December 15, 1960

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Lucelia Santos
(Actress, Director and Producer.)

Lucelia Santos
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Birthdate: May 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santo André, State of São Paulo, Brazil

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Nathalia Dill
(Actress)

Nathalia Dill
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Birthdate: March 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro

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Marília Pêra
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Birthdate: January 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: December 5, 2015

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Dulce Nunes
(Actress)

Dulce Nunes
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Birthdate: June 11, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (state) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: June 4, 2020

Dulce Nunes was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and actress. She released three studio albums between 1964 and 1968 and also appeared in four movies between 1949 and 1967. Apart from her musical and acting career, Dulce Nunes was also active as an architect. She owned an architecture firm called Bressane Arquitetura & Interiores in Rio de Janeiro.

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Daisy Lucidi
(Actress)

Daisy Lucidi
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Birthdate: August 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: May 7, 2020

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Taís Araújo
(Actor, Television actor, Model, Presenter)

Taís Araújo
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Birthdate: November 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Françoise Forton
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Birthdate: July 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: January 16, 2022

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Emilinha Borba
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Birthdate: August 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: October 3, 2005

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Kana Oya
(Model & Actress)

Kana Oya
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Birthdate: November 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belém, Pará, Brazil

Kana Oya is a Brazilian model and actress. Born to a Japanese Brazilian mother, Oya grew up in Shizuoka, Japan, where she started her modeling career at the age of 17. In addition to her modeling career, Kana Oya has also appeared in films like High & Low: The Movie where she played Sarah.

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Perla Haney-Jardine
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Birthdate: May 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niterói, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Yasmin Brunet
(Model, Actress)

Yasmin Brunet
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Birthdate: June 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Yasmin Brunet is a Brazilian actress and model who achieved fame after featuring in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2008. Apart from being a model, Yasmin Brunet is also a fierce animal rights activist. She is also working towards raising awareness about environmentalism.

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Liliana Castro
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Birthdate: June 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador

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Eva Wilma
(Actress & Dancer)

Eva Wilma
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Birthdate: December 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: May 15, 2021

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Vivianne Pasmanter
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Birthdate: May 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

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Aracy Balabanian
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Birthdate: February 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Campo Grande, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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Nathalia Timberg
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Birthdate: August 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Giulia Gam
(Actress)

Giulia Gam
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Birthdate: December 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Perugia, Umbria, Italy

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Letícia Birkheuer
(Model, Actress)

Letícia Birkheuer
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Birthdate: April 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Letícia Birkheuer is a Brazilian actress and model. She achieved immense popularity in 2010 when she was featured on the cover of Brazilian Playboy. Letícia Birkheuer became a household name in Brazil when she landed the role of Érica Assumpção in the popular telenovela, Belíssima.

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Nanda Costa
(Actress)

Nanda Costa
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Birthdate: September 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Angelica
(Television Host, Actress)

Angelica
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Birthdate: November 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil

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Mel Fronckowiak
(Actress, Writer)

Mel Fronckowiak
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Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Mel Fronckowiak is a Brazilian actress, writer, and TV host best known for her work on the TV show A Liga. She began modeling as a teenager and appeared in many TV commercials and advertising campaigns. She soon ventured into acting as well and acted in the youth soap opera Rebeldes. She is also a published author.

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Nathalia Kaur
(Model and Actress who works in Indian cinema)

Nathalia Kaur
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Birthdate: August 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Fernanda Andrade
(Actress, Model)

Fernanda Andrade
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Birthdate: March 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São José dos Campos, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Fernanda Andrade is a Brazilian-born American model and actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Isabella Rossi in the 2012 supernatural horror film The Devil Inside. Fernanda Andrade has also appeared in popular American TV series such as Next and Moon Knight.

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Tania Khalill
(Actress)

Tania Khalill
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Birthdate: July 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

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Carla Diaz
(Actress)

Carla Diaz
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Birthdate: November 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil