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Adelina Abranches (1866–1945)

A great name of the Portuguese theatre, Adelina Abranches was paid a national homage at the Teatro São Luiz as of 1928, and in the presence of General Carmona, the President of the Republic himself. And yet there had been nothing to suggest that Margarida Adelina, born into very poor Lisbon family in 1866, would become such an admired star of the ... See full bio »


(age 79) in Lisbon, Portugal

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Lisboa Actress
Maria do Mar Tia Aurélia
A Rosa do Adro Júlia Rica (wealthy)


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 1938 A Rosa do Adro
Júlia Rica (wealthy)
 1930 Maria do Mar
Tia Aurélia
 1930 Lisboa

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Other Works:

"Dama de Ouros" (play, 1899)

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Alternate Names:

Adelina Ruas

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Mother of actress Aura Abranches and actor Alfredo Ruas.

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