Birth Place Matching "Portugal" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Pulp Fiction
Maria de Medeiros is the oldest of three daughters by the pianist, maestro and composer António Vitorino D'Almeida and Maria Armanda Esteves. Her sisters are Inês de Medeiros, stage actress and film and stage director and Ana Medeiros, violinist, composer, and music teacher.
Studied at Lycée ...
Actor | Fast Five
Joaquim de Almeida was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Son of two pharmacists and the sixth of eight kids, Joaquim showed signs at an early age that his future lay not in the family business. At the age of eighteen, after attending the theater course at the Lisbon Conservatory for two years, he left ...
Actor | Son of God
While his acting debut was at the age of 15, Diogo Morgado later became known internationally for his groundbreaking portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" and in The History Channel's highly rated, Emmy nominated miniseries "The Bible." Morgado's recent work includes ...
6. Lúcia Moniz
Actress | Love Actually
In 1990-91 Lúcia Moniz studied in the Music Academy of de Santa Cecília. After that she went to Minnesota to study in Eden Prairie High School. There she received the award for the best composer of the school. Lúcia was still pretty unknown in Portugal when she participated in the Portuguese ...
Actor | Narcos
Pêpê Rapazote is a Portuguese-born actor known for Narcos, Shameless, Operation Finale, Blood Ties, Amicci per la Pelle, and Pai à Força. After having worked as an architect for a few years, he decided acting would become his "new trade." He speaks five languages, Portuguese, English, Spanish, ...
12. Paulino Nunes
Actor | Brooklyn
Paulino Nunes was born on April 27, 1968 in Faial, Açores, Portugal as Paulino Cabral Mendonça Nunes. He is an actor, known for Brooklyn (2015), Designated Survivor (2016) and The Girlfriend Experience (2016). He has been married to Francesca since August 6, 2006. They have two children.
13. Carmen Miranda
Actress | The Gang's All Here
Carmen Miranda was born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha on February 9, 1909, near Porto, Portugal, in the town of Marco de Canavezes. Not long after her birth her family moved to Brazil, where her father was involved in the produce business. The family settled in the then-capital city of Rio de ...
14. Joana Metrass
Actress | Once Upon a Time
Born in Lisbon, Portugal with Italian, French, Argentinian, Jewish, Chinese and Cape Vert heritage.
Known for her work in several international productions including the Abc series "Once upon a time" in the role of Queen Guinevere from Camelot.
She moved to the U.S.A at 17 to do her senior year as an...
20. Benedita Pereira
Actress | Ele é Ela
2x Best Actress Award-winner, "Benny" achieved major success in her native Portugal, and was a national TV star by the time she was 18. Born and raised in a close-knit family; her civil engineer father, stay-at-home mom and 2 older siblings, in Porto, Portugal. Benedita decided she was going to be ...
Writer | Atonement
Christopher Hampton was born on January 26, 1946 in Faial, Açores, Portugal as Christopher James Hampton. He is a writer, known for Atonement (2007), Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and The Quiet American (2002). He has been married to Laura de Holesch since 1971. They have two children.
Actor | Striker Force 7
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5, 1985, in Madeira, Portugal to Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Diniz Aveiro. Cristiano has an elder brother, Hugo and two elder sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia. His name was inspired by the former US-president, Ronald Reagan, whom ...
23. Sara Sampaio
Actress | Carga
Sara Pinto Sampaio was born on July 21, 1991 in Porto, Portugal. Sara is most known for being a Victoria's Secret angel since April 2015 and the face of Armani beauty and Armani Si fragrance next to Cate Blanchett. She is also an actress, known for Carga(2018), homeland(2020), Sombra(2020), and The...
24. Duncan Lamont
Actor | Quatermass and the Pit
Duncan Lamont was born on June 17, 1918 in Lisbon, Portugal as Duncan William Ferguson Lamont. He was an actor, known for Quatermass and the Pit (1967), The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955) and The Quatermass Experiment (1953). He was married to Patricia Driscoll. He died on December 19, 1978 ...
Director | Os Canibais
Manoel de Oliveira was born on December 11, 1908 in Oporto, Portugal as Manoel Candido Pinto de Oliveira. He was a director and writer, known for Os Canibais (1988), I'm Going Home (2001) and The Convent (1995). He was married to Maria Isabel Brandão de Meneses de Almeida Carvalhais. He died on ...
26. Albano Jerónimo
Actor | Vila Faia
Albano Jerónimo is an award-winning Portuguese actor.
Attended Course on Training of Actors Theatre of the School of Theatre and Cinema in Lisbon. In Theatre worked with: Luís Fonseca, Ricardo Gageiro, Fernanda Lapa, Cristina Carvalhal, Diogo Infante, João Mota, Isabel Medina, Tiago Correia, John ...
35. Luana Pires
Actress | Espelho d'Água
Luana Pires is a Portuguese actress with works done in Portugal and the United States. Her full name is Luana Santos Pires. She made her television debut in 2009 with only 7 years in Portugal and the young woman was invited to play small roles on the Disney Channel in the United States.
Actor | Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira
Virgilio Teixeira was born on October 26, 1917 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. He was an actor, known for Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira (1947), The Bad Lord Byron (1949) and La tirana (1958). He was married to Vanda. He died on December 5, 2010 in Funchal.
Actress | Mistérios de Lisboa
Raul Ruiz's critically acclaimed "Mysteries of Lisbon"(2010) put Maria João Bastos on the map of the European and International cinema and brought her roles in films like Valeria Sarmiento's "Lines of Wellington"(2012) or Michael Sturminger's "The Casanova Variations"(2014) starring John Malkovich....
39. Sónia Balacó
Sónia Balacó rose to fame in her native Portugal at age 15 by landing a main role in the prime-time TV series "Jornalistas", and has built herself a career spanning from award winning TV series, to film and theatre.
Born in Peniche, Portugal, Sónia soon developed a love for poetry, theatre and ...
42. José Saramago
Writer | Blindness
José Saramago was born on November 16, 1922 in Azinhaga, Golega, Portugal as José de Sousa Saramago. He was a writer, known for Blindness (2008), Enemy (2013) and O Evangelho Segundo Jesus Cristo. He was married to Pilar del Río and Ilda Reis. He died on June 18, 2010 in Lanzarote, Las Palmas, ...
44. Ricardo Pereira
Actor | Como uma Onda
The actor has worked in many projects, ranging from theatre, to television, to cinema. He launched his career in the year 2000 with the play A Real Calçada ao Sol, to which he followed the movie Um Homem não é um Gato.
He reached stardom in Portugal in 2002, with television projects such as Saber ...
Director | Jogo de Damas
Patrícia Sequeira started her career in Production but soon went working as Script Supervisor of TV programs. After seven years of experience in live shows, entertainment and fiction contents, she debuted as Director with the first Portuguese edition of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (RTP), was ...