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Maria de Medeiros Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Lisbon, Portugal
Birth NameMaria de Medeiros Esteves Victorino D'Almeida

Mini Bio (1)

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 Français Charles Le Pierre, Lisbon, and when she was 15 years old, she acted in her father's movie, Silvestre. Went to Paris in 1984, aiming to take a college degree in the Beaux Arts, and ended by taking Philosophy, and Drama instead, at the National Schools of Arts and Theatre Techniques.

Lived and filmed in Portugal, and abroad, then she returned to Paris, where she is established since 1987. She married a Catalonian (Spain), and has two daughters. She acquired the French nationality because of her children, and because she has a French culture as well as a Portuguese one. She is fluent in Portuguese, French, English, German and Spanish.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Artemis-9 & Helder

Spouse (1)

Agustí Camps (? - present) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

Worked with Uma Thurman in Henry & June (1990) and Pulp Fiction (1994).
Currently living in France.
Moved to Paris in 1984 and enrolled in the National Schools of Arts and Theatre Techniques.
Studied philosophy at university.
Fluent in 4 languages including English & French.
In 2005, she was a jury member for 2nd and 3rd audition round at CNSAD (Conservatoire National Superieur d'Art Dramatique) in Paris.
Has a sister named Inês de Medeiros and a half-sister named Ana Medeiros.
Maria and Agustí are parents of two girls named Júlia (b. 1997) and Leonor (b.2003).
Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007.
In Paris, producing the musical CD, A Little More Blue, in which she sings with Brazilean music themes. [April 2007]

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