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Overview (2)

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth NameGlória Maria Cláudia Pires

Mini Bio (1)

Glória Pires was born on August 23, 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Glória Maria Cláudia Pires. She is known for her work on É Proibido Fumar (2009), Insensato Coração (2011) and O Dono do Mundo (1991). She has been married to Orlando Morais since 1987. They have three children. She was previously married to Fábio Jr..

Spouse (2)

Orlando Morais (1987 - present) ( 3 children)
Fábio Jr. (1979 - 1983) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (21)

Daughter of Antônio Carlos and Elza Pires.
Despite having done a lot of "novelas" (TV series) and a good amount of movies, she has never worked on stage, doing a play.
Mother of actress Cleo born on October 2th 1982 in Rio de Janeiro.
She has a son, with Orlando Morais, named Bento. Bento was born on 4 October 2004 and he is the first boy after 3 girls.
She is a rare example of a prodigy actress as a child who became a great actress after growing up. Considered the best Brazilian actress of her generation.
Mother of three girls: Cleo (with Fábio Jr.), Antonia Morais, born on August 7th 1992, and Ana, born on July 10th 2000 (with Orlando Morais).
In 1978, Glória won the Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte Award (Art Critics Associacion of São Paulo) for revelation actress for her role in the soap "Dancing Days".
Glória was 7 years old when she made her TV debut in the soap "A pequena órfã".
In 1974 she worked in several comedy programs like "Faça humor e não faça a guerra" (Make humor and don't do the war) where she worked with her father, Antônio Carlos.
Between 1998 and 1999 Glória and her family lived in Los Angeles to have some privacy.
In 1978 Glória won APCA (São Paulo Art Critics Association) Award for revelation actress.
Won Press Award in 1993 for best actress of the year for her role as twins in the soap "Mulheres de Areia".
In 1994 she won APCA (São Paulo Art Critics Association) Award for best TV actress for her role in "Memorial de Maria Moura".
In 1995, with the movie "O Quatrilho", Glória won APCA Award and Viña Del Mar Cinema Festival Award for best actress.
The headquarters of the Elza Pires Social Institute (Projecto Casazul - Blue House Project) is in Glória Pires old house where she lived with her parents and sister.
Has a sister named Linda Pires.
Her character Maria de Fátima of "Vale Tudo" (1988) is considered one of the most unforgettable villains of Brazilian TV. She was just 25 then and shared the "Troféu Imprensa" award with the big dame of Brazilian theatre Beatriz Segall, another great villain of this soap.
As a child, after being refused by director Daniel Filho, she almost gave her career up. He had told her she had much talent, but wasn't beautiful enough for that part. Years later, she was convinced by her father, actor Antônio Carlos, to test for the soap "Dancin' Days" (1978). This time she got the part of the teen Marisa, daughter of Sônia Braga's character. The soap was a blockbuster and Glória won an important award for most promising actress of the year.
Her daughter Cleo posed for the Brazilian Playboy magazine in 2010. She was in the August cover.
She played the twin sisters Ruth and Raquel in the soap opera "Mulheres de Areia" (Sand Women) in 1993.
She has become a meme in Brazil after being invited to make comments about the Academy Awards, for her line I am not able to give an opinion.(2016).

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