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Marília Pêra Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 January 1943Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of Death 5 December 2015Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  (cancer)
Birth NameMarília Soares Pêra

Mini Bio (1)

Marília Pêra was born on January 22, 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Marília Soares Pêra. She was an actress, known for Central Station (1998), Pé na Cova (2013) and Começar de Novo (2004). She was married to Bruno Faria, Nelson Motta, Paulo Graça Mello and Paulo Villaça. She died on December 5, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro.

Spouse (4)

Bruno Faria (1998 - 5 December 2015) (her death)
Nelson Motta (1972 - 1987) (divorced) (2 children)
Paulo Graça Mello (1960 - 1962) (divorced) (1 child)
Paulo Villaça (? - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (23)

Daughter of actor Manuel Pêra and actress Dinorah Marzullo.
Sister of actress Sandra Pêra.
Mother of actor Ricardo Graça Mello, actress Esperança Motta and actress Nina Moreno.
The first South American ever honored in North America with a Best Actress Prize, for Pixote (1981), by the National Society of Film Critics Awards.
Regarded by the critics and by the public, as the most accomplished and versatile Brazilian actress after Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981).
Hailed as "one of the decade's (1980s) ten best actresses" by Pauline Kael.
After Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981), Bar Esperança (1983) and Tieta do Agreste (1996), became the most awarded Brazilian actress.
In Portuguese her surname means "Pear", the fruit.
She did several theater monologues.
Her husband Bruno Faria is an economist. He's 20 years younger than Marília.
Marília was a very versatile actress: she acted, sang and danced. She was a choreographer, a producer and a theater and musical events director.
She won a Molière for her role in the play "Fala Baixo Senão Eu Grito" (1969).
The first time Marília was on a theater stage was with her parents when she was 4 years old.
Granddaughter of actress Antonia Marzullo.
Niece of poet and lawyer Maurício Marzull and Dinah Mazullo Tangerini.
Ex-sister-in-law of the late composer Gonzaguinha.
Aunt of Amora Pêra.
Niece of Abel Pera.
Her father was Portuguese.
Made her debut as a theater director in 1978 with the play "A Menina e o Vento" of Maria Clara Machado.
There's a theater room named after her in the Leblon Theater in Rio de Janeiro.
Her relation with Ricardo Przemyslaw lasted ten years.
She lived with Bruno Faria in Rio de Janeiro.

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