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Born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Birth NameRegina Lúcia Palhano Braga

Mini Bio (1)

Regina Braga was born on November 28, 1946 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil as Regina Lúcia Palhano Braga. She is an actress, known for Irmã Dulce (2014), Paula - A História de uma Subversiva (1979) and Por Amor (1997). She has been married to Dráuzio Varella since 1981. She was previously married to Celso Nunes.

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Dráuzio Varella (1981 - present)
Celso Nunes (? - ?) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (11)

Mother of Gabriel Braga Nunes.
First actress to play in theater the great modern American poet Elizabeth Bishop, in "Um Porto Seguro Para Elizabeth Bishop". Recently, Amy Irving played the same role, in an American version of Bishop's journey in Brazil: "A Safe Harbour for Elizabeth Bishop".
Husband Drauzio Varela is a doctor and writer of Carandiru (2003).
Has two children: Gabriel and Nina with Celso Nunes, and two stepdaughters named Mariana Varella and Letícia Varella.
Won a Molière in 1983 for the play "Chiquinha Gonzaga".
Won a Molière Award in 1989 for her role in the play "Uma Relação Tão Delicada" of Lolen Bellon.
Worked several times with her first husband, Celso Nunes, in the plays "O Interrogatório" (1970), "E Se a Gente Ganhar a Guerra" (1971) and "Equus" (1975).
Also studied theater in Paris for 3 years.
Her theater debut was in 1967 in the play "A Escola de Mulheres" of Molière.
Studied in Dramatic Art School.
Her daughter Nina is a physiotherapist.

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