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Born in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth NameCláudia Abreu Varella
Nickname Cacau
Height 5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cláudia Abreu was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 12th 1970. Her parents, Regina Abreu and Helcio Varella, divorced when she was only 4 months old. When she was 10, she began acting in the Tablado theater. She began acting in soap operas when she was 16, after she was invited to act in the series "Hipertensão" (1986) . Cláudia acted in many Brazilian soaps like "Fera Radical" (1988), "Anos Rebeldes" (1992), "Pátria Minha" (1994) and "Força de Um Desejo"(1999). After portraying her first villain, Laura Prudente da Costa, in the successful Brazilian series "Celebridade" (2003), Cláudia got her first protagonist role in the series "Belíssima" (2005).

She also participated in various movies, like "Tieta do Agreste" (1996), "Ed Mort" (1997), "Guerra de Canudos" (1997) and "Homem do Ano, O" (2003).

When she was 26, Cláudia married director José Henrique Fonseca. The couple has a daughter named Maria.

When she has free time, she enjoys staying at home with her family, eating and studying philosophy.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Amapola

Spouse (1)

José Henrique Fonseca (1997 - present) ( 4 children)

Trivia (11)

Has a daughter (Maria Maud) with José Henrique Fonseca, born on February 6th 2001 in Rio de Janeiro.
Has 2 siblings: Marcia and Rodrigo
On January 24th 2009 she graduated in philosophy by Rio de Janeiro's Catholic Pontícia University.
She's a good friend of actress Malu Mader.
She started her career in the Tablado Theater, founded by Maria Clara Machado.
In 2003, she got a role in the play "Pluft, o fantasminha". This play was wrote by Maria Clara Machado and was a tribute to her.
Her father-in-law is Rubem Fonseca.
On February 21th 2007 her second child, a baby girl named Felipa was born in Rio de Janeiro.
Her third child, a boy named José Joaquim, was born on July 7th 2010 in Rio de Janeiro.
On October 5th 2011, in Rio de Janeiro, gave birth to her fourth child, a boy named Pedro Henrique.
Filming "Belíssima" in Brazil [May 2006]

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