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Fernanda Montenegro

Fernanda Montenegro speaking at the Senate of Brazil.
Birth name Arlete Pinheiro Esteves da Silva
Born October 16, 1929 (age 77)
Flag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Years active 1940-present
Spouse(s) Fernando Torres
Official site [1]
Notable roles Tránsito Ariza in Love in the Time of Cholera
Dona Maria/Áurea in
The House of Sand
Dora in
Central Station

Fernanda Montenegro (born October 16, 1929) is an Academy Award-nominated Brazilian film, stage and television actress. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (951x1249, 789 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Fernanda Montenegro Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... In its present configuration, the Brazilian Senate (Portuguese: Senado Federal) is a federal legislative body and the upper house of the National Congress of Brazil. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro  - Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area    - City 1,260 km² Population (2005)[1][2]  - City 5,613,000  - Density 4,781/km²  - Metro 11,620,000 Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3) Website: www. ... Flag of Rio de Janeiro See other Brazilian States Capital Rio de Janeiro Largest City Rio de Janeiro Area 43,696. ... Love in the Time of Cholera (El amor en los tiempos del colera, 1985) is a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a fifty-year love triangle between Fermina Daza, Florentino Ariza and Doctor Juvenal Urbino set in the late 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century... The House of Sand (Casa de Areia in Portuguese) is a Brazilian film directed by Andrucha Waddington. ... Central Station can refer to: The English name of the movie Central do Brasil A station of the Hong Kong MTR metro system, see Central (MTR) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Interior of the 1928 B. F. Keith Memorial Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts. ...

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Biography

Early life

Fernanda Montenegro was born as Arlete Pinheiro Esteves da Silva on October 16, 1929 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The actress has stated that she adopted the name Fernada because she thought it sounded good, and that Montenegro came after the name of her family doctor. October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ipanema beach Cristo Redentor A NASA satellite image of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (meaning River of January in Portuguese) is the name of both a state and a city in southeastern Brazil. ...


Career

In late 1940s Montenegro was adapting famous theatre plays to radio. She begun her artistic life in the theatre with the play Alegres Canções nas Montanhas (Happy Songs on the Mountain) in 1950. Among her mates was Fernando Torres, who would soon become her husband. In the next years she worked with other acclaimed actors like Sergio Britto, Cacilda Becker, Nathália Timberg, Cláudio Correa e Castro and Ítalo Rossi. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In the early 1960s Montenegro moved to São Paulo where she worked on many theatre plays and also stared working on television. Her first telenovela was Pouco Amor Não é Amor (A Few Love Isn't Love). In 1964 she started working for cinema as well. Her first film was A Falecida (The Dead Woman). In 1965 her daughter Fernanda Torres was born. The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... São Paulo (the Portuguese name of Saint Paul) is the capital of the state of São Paulo in southeastern Brazil. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Missing image Fernanda Torres Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres (born September 15, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian actress. ...


As time went by, more successful roles on telenovelas and plays came up and Montenegro received many prizes. She later received the title of The First Lady of Brazilian Theatre. In films, after some unsuccessful films, she worked on Eles Não Usam Black-Tie (They Don't Wear Black-Tie) in 1981, in a performance which was largely applauded by film critics. This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Montenegro's success on television and theater continued, but her cinema career, although it never stopped, was largely unnoticed until 1997, when Four Days in September, a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, was released. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Four Days in Septembers US poster with Alan Arkin. ... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best non-English film released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ...


In 1998 Montenegro starred in Central Station in a role for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama and for the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Montenegro became the first Brazilian and Latin American actress to receive such honors. The actress would lost the award to Gwyneth Paltrow, but would receive the Award for Best Actress in the Berlin International Film Festival. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Central Station can refer to: The English name of the movie Central do Brasil A station of the Hong Kong MTR metro system, see Central (MTR) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses, or female actors, working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... One of the A festivals in Europe. ...


One year after Montenegro enjoyed the Academy Award nomination success she starred on the television mini-series, O Auto da Compadecida, which was later cut to a film format and released in the movie theatres - where it become very successful.


Following her much publicized international breakthrough, Montenegro has maintained her status as Brazil's prime actress in a host of critically-acclaimed films such as Casa de Areia, as well as starring in high-profile telenovelas such as Esperança and Belíssima. The House of Sand, or Casa de Areia is a film directed by Andrucha Waddington. ... There are parishes that have the name Esperança (Portuguese for hope): In Brazil Esperança, Paraíba In Portugal Esperança, a parish in the district of Arronches Esperança, a parish in the district of Póvoa de Lanhoso This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which...


Personal life

Montenegro has been married to Fernando Torres since 1954. They had two children: the Cannes Film Festival awarded actress Fernanda Torres and the film director Cláudio Torres. Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cannes Film Festival logo. ... Missing image Fernanda Torres Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres (born September 15, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian actress. ...


Selected work

Films

Love in the Time of Cholera (El amor en los tiempos del colera, 1985) is a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a fifty-year love triangle between Fermina Daza, Florentino Ariza and Doctor Juvenal Urbino set in the late 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The House of Sand, or Casa de Areia is a film directed by Andrucha Waddington. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Olga of Kiev Olga (Russian: Ольга also called Olga Prekrasa, or Olga the Beauty, Norse: Helga) (died July 11, 969 in Kiev) was a Pskov woman of Varangian extraction who married the future Igor of Kiev, arguably in 903. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil is a main railway station located in Brazil. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Four Days in Septembers US poster with Alan Arkin. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Television

  • Hoje É Dia de Maria 2 (2005) (mini-series)
  • Hoje É Dia de Maria (2005) (mini-series)
  • Esperança (2002) (telenovela)
  • Pastores da Noite (2002) (mini-series)
  • As Filhas da Mãe (2001) (telenovela)
  • O Auto da Compadecida (1999) (mini-series)
  • Zazá (1997) (telenovela)
  • Incidente em Antares (1994) (mini-series)
  • O Mapa da Mina (1993) (telenovela)
  • Renascer (1993) (telenovela)
  • O Dono do Mundo (1991) (telenovela)
  • Riacho Doce (1990) (mini-series)
  • Rainha da Sucata (1990) (telenovela)
  • Cambalacho (1986) (telenovela)
  • Guerra dos Sexos (1983) (telenovela)
  • Brilhante (1981) (telenovela)
  • Baila Comigo (1981) (telenovela)
  • Cara a Cara (1979) (telenovela)
  • Sangue do Meu Sangue (1969) (telenovela)
  • A Muralha (1968) (telenovela)
  • Redenção (1966) (telenovela)
  • Calúnia (1966) (telenovela)
  • Vitória (1964) (telenovela)
  • Sonho de Amor (1964) (telenovela)
  • A Morta Sem Espelho (1963) (telenovela)
  • Pouco Amor Não É Amor (1963) (telenovela)

Awards and nominations

1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... One of the A festivals in Europe. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 68th National Board of Review Awards December 8, 1998 The 68th National Board of Review Awards, honoring the best in filmmaking in 1998, were announced on 8 December 1998 and given on 8 February 1999. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) was founded in 1975. ... The Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress is one of the annual awards given by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Satellite Awards are an annual award given by the International Press Academy. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses, or female actors, working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ...

Trivia

  • Montenegro is the first Brazilian, and Latin American, actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Is considered the great dame of Brazilian television and theater
  • Refused an invitation of the Brazilian president to be the Minister of Culture in the mid-1980s. She answered that she would be more useful to her country by acting.

The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ...

Quotes

  • "My English is not good but my soul is better".
  • "I'm the Old Lady from Ipanema".
  • "In Brazil, I have a career. In America, I have an accent."

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