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Date of Birth 23 March 1963Espinho, Portugal

Mini Bio (1)

Mário Augusto Pereira is one of Portugal's most well known and beloved entertainment journalists. He began his career in 1985 in a newspaper called "O Comércio do Porto", published in the north of the country. Always in love with the movies, he began his entertainment career in several other newspapers and magazines: "Sete", "Sábado", "Invista", among others. With some friends he founded and edited a movies magazine called "Cinemania". In the radio, Mário worked for several stations: Rádio Comercial, RDP Antena 1 and is a founding member of Porto's popular Rádio Nova. He has a weekly column in news radio TSF. He began his career in television in 1985 in the state owned TV station RTP . In 1992 he was a founding member of the first private TV station in Portugal, SIC Televisão, where he remains today. In this twenty years of television work he became the most popular entertainment journalist of Portugal and the only one who represents the country in all the major junkets of both Europe and United States. He interviewed all the major movie stars, directors and producers. He covered the Oscars and film festivals and the shootings of several films. In 1997 Mário decided to make a documentary about the Portuguese emigration to Hawaii. "Mandem Saudades" was a huge success and received a major award from FLAD, Portuguese-American Foundation. In 2005 he published a book with some of his most remarkable interviews called "Nos Bastidores de Hollywood" ("Backstage in Hollywood").

- IMDb Mini Biography By: MM

Spouse (1)

Paula Bulhosa (? - present) (2 children)

Trivia (1)

Father, with Paula, of a boy named Francisco and a girl named Rita.

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