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Born in Lisbon, Portugal
Birth NameCatarina Cardoso Garcia da Fonseca Furtado
Nickname Namoradinha de Portugal
Height 5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Catarina Furtado was born on August 25, 1972 in Lisbon, Portugal as Catarina Cardoso Garcia da Fonseca Furtado. She is an actress and writer, known for Dança Comigo (2006), Ganância (2001) and Dá-me Música (2009). She has been married to João Reis since July 7, 2005. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

João Reis (7 July 2005 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Beauty mark on her chin

Trivia (15)

Speaks Portuguese, English and French.
She has done a variety of work for Portugal's leading media companies such as RTP, SIC, Radio Comercial, and Antena 3, as a host, interviewer, actress, and spokesperson.
She represents Portugal as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations.
Awarded the prestigious Ordem de Mérito (Grau Comendador), one of Portuguese's highest honors, by President Jorge Sampaio on June 10th 2005.
She's a Tv host.
Parents: Helena and Joaquim Furtado.
Has a sister named Marta.
Catarina and husband, actor João Reis, are parents of a girl named Maria Beatriz (b.May 25th 2006 in Cruz Vermelha Hospital, Lisbon).
Catarina has a stepdaughter (Maria) from João previous relation and a stepson (Francisco) from João relation to actress Joana Seixas.
She wrote, produced and presented some radio programs.
She has a dance course from Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa (1990).
In 1991 she studied in CENJOR school, a school that forms journalists.
Catarina studied in London International School of Acting (1995/1997).
Catarina and João Reis are parents of a boy named João Maria (b. October 27th 2007 in Luz Hospital, Lisbon).
Cousin of actress Mafalda Vilhena.

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