Famous Portuguese Film & Theater Personalities

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 1 Daniela Ruah

Daniela Ruah
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Portuguese-American actress, Daniela Rua,h is best known for her role in the TV series, NCIS: Los Angeles. She began acting as a teenager and went on to study performing arts at the London Metropolitan University. She then trained at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute before commencing her professional career. She works in both Portuguese and American films.

 2 Alba Baptista

Alba Baptista
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 3 Daniela Melchior

Daniela Melchior
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Almada, Portugal
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 4 Carmen Miranda

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

 5 Sara Sampaio

Sara Sampaio
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal

Sara Sampaio is a Portuguese actress and model renowned for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel. One of the most popular Portuguese models of her generation, Sampaio has been honored with Portuguese Golden Globes under the Best Female Model category on several occasions. In 2014, she became the first Portuguese model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. 

 6 Joaquim de Almeida

Joaquim de Almeida
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São Sebastião da Pedreira, Lisbon, Portugal

 7 Sara Martins

Sara Martins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Faro, Portugal
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 8 Maria de Medeiros

Maria de Medeiros
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 9 Lúcia Moniz

Lúcia Moniz
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: September 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 10 Isabella Leong

Isabella Leong
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portuguese Macau

 11 Nuno Lopes

Nuno Lopes
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 12 Margarida Corceiro

Margarida Corceiro
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: October 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santarém, Portugal

 13 Diogo Morgado

Diogo Morgado
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Campo Grande, Lisbon, Portugal

 14 Aure Atika

Aure Atika
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Monte Estoril, Portugal

 15 Amália Rodrigues

Amália Rodrigues
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: October 6, 1999

 16 Joana Ribeiro

Joana Ribeiro
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: March 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 17 Katia Aveiro

Katia Aveiro
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madeira

Portuguese singer Katia Aveiro, best known for songs such as Latina de cuerpo y alma, is also the sister of football star Cristiano Ronaldo. She has appeared on reality shows such as Supervivientes. She made headlines when, after Ronaldo’s COVID-19 diagnosis, she called the whole thing a fraud.

 18 Lio

Lio
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mangualde, Portugal

 19 Manoel de Oliveira

Manoel de Oliveira
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: December 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: April 2, 2015

 20 Mikaela Lupu

Mikaela Lupu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moldova

 21 Catarina Furtado

Catarina Furtado
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: August 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 22 David Carreira

David Carreira
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dourdan, France

 23 Ana Cristina Oliveira

Ana Cristina Oliveira
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 24 Cristina Ferreira

Cristina Ferreira
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: September 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Malveira, Portugal

 25 Kelly Bailey

Kelly Bailey
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portugal

 26 Filipe Duarte

Filipe Duarte
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nova Lisbon, Angola, Angola
Died: April 27, 2020

 27 Barbara Cabrita

Barbara Cabrita
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trappes, Yvelines, France

 28 Herman Jose

Herman Jose
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Famous As: Comedian, Television host and Actor
Birthdate: March 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 29 Nicolau Breyner

Nicolau Breyner
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Famous As: Film actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 30, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Serpa, Portugal
Died: March 14, 2016

 30 Simone de Oliveira

Simone de Oliveira
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Famous As: Singer performed the Portuguese entries at the 1965 and 1969 editions of the Eurovision song contest
Birthdate: February 11, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 31 Maria Joao Bastos

Maria Joao Bastos
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Benavente, Portugal

 32 José Régio

José Régio
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vila do Conde, Portugal
Died: December 22, 1969

 33 Adelaide Joao

Adelaide Joao
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 3, 2021

 34 Ângelo Torres

Ângelo Torres
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Famous As: Actor best known for the roles in the films Kunta, Hay Road and Magnetick Pathways
Birthdate: April 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Equatorial Guinea