Ariela Massotti

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Ariela Massotti
Born Ariela Massotti
(1985-04-07) April 7, 1985 (age 29)
Três Passos, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Citizenship Brazilian
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–Present

Ariela Massotti (born April 7, 1985) is a Brazilian actress.[1] She played the lead role in two telenovelas.

Biography[edit]

After concluding high school, the then 17 years-old Massotti left her home city of Três Passos, Rio Grande do Sul to work as a model in São Paulo.[2] However, as she was not successful, Ariela Massotti decided to study performing arts to become an actress.[2]

When she was 19 years-old, Ariela Massotti studied at Wolf Maya's drama school. Soon after that, she was hired by Rede Globo after an acting evaluation, permanently moving to Rio de Janeiro.[3] She commented that "Just after I finished the acting classes I got a role in Bang Bang". She played the naïve Brenda Lee.[4] After Bang Bang, she guest starred in Malhação and then was hired by Rede Record to play the lead role in the telenovela Alta Estação.[5] Ariela Massotti returned to Rede Globo in 2008 to play the lead role Otávia Prado in the telenovela Ciranda de Pedra, who tries to steal her sister's boyfriend.[6][7] She guest starred in the comedy series Zorra Total in 2010, and played the lead antagonist in Malhação during the 2010–2011 season.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Bang Bang Brenda Lee Main cast
2006 Malhação Clarinha Guest star
2006 Alta Estação Bárbara Carvalho Lead role
2008 Ciranda de Pedra Otávia Prado Lead role
2009 Caminho das Índias Leinha's friend Guest star
2010 Zorra Total Fairy Godmother Guest star
2010–2011 Malhação Raquel Lead antagonist

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uma moça determinada" (in Portuguese). Revista Quem. April 11, 2007. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Jovem atriz de Três Passos brilha no programa "Malhação"" (in Portuguese). Região Celeiro. August 5, 2011. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ariela Massotti volta à TV em novela da Globo" (in Portuguese). Revista Atrevida. February 29, 2008. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Elas estão em alta" (in Portuguese). Revista Atrevida. February 5, 2007. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Novela teen da Record é inspirada em "Friends", diz diretor" (in Portuguese). UOL. October 11, 2006. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Galeria de Fotos: Veja quem está no elenco de 'Ciranda de Pedra'" (in Portuguese). Ego Globo. April 28, 2008. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Galeria de Fotos: Confira o look das atrizes na festa de 'Ciranda de Pedra'" (in Portuguese). Ego Globo. April 28, 2008. Retrieved May 29, 2011. 

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