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|Born||Diogo Miguel Morgado Soares
January 17, 1980 
Campo Grande, Lisbon, Portugal
Diogo Miguel Morgado Soares (born January 17, 1980) is a Portuguese actor and former model. He is best known for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the hit History Channel epic mini-series The Bible and in the film Son of God.
Morgado began his career at age fourteen as a model. His first television work was in Portuguese telenovelas and TV series such as Terra Mãe (1998), Diário de Maria (1998), A Lenda da Garça (2000) and A Febre do Ouro Negro (2000), Laços de sangue 2010, Morangos com açucar 2009 His name came into the limelight with his role as Miguel in the SIC produced TV film Amo-te Teresa (2000). He was later featured in the teen telenovela Floribella (2006), had a starring role in Vingança (2007), starred as the protagonist in the mini-series A Vida Privada de Salazar (2009), featured in Lua Vermelha (2010) and starred in the Emmy Award winning Laços de Sangue (2010). Morgado had his first role outside of Portugal in the Brazilian telenovela Revelação (2008) and also appeared alongside Rui Unas in the Spanish comedy Mapa (2009).
He is best known for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in History Channel's Emmy-nominated miniseries, The Bible, which was the highest rated cable show of 2013, and in 20th Century Fox's feature film Son of God, released on February 28, 2014. He also recently appeared in the 3rd season premiere of the hit ABC drama, Revenge as Dr. Jorge Velez in a recurring guest star role during this third season. He also showcased his comedic ability in "O Crime do Padre Amaro," which received international attention from directors all over the world. Diogo is also a passionate theater actor and had lead roles in plays such as David Hare's "Skylight" and Peter Shaffer's "The Royal Hunt to the Sun."
Beyond Portugal, He has had lead roles in a few international films like Spain's "Dos Rivales Casi Iguales" and "Star Crossed," and Brazil's "Revelação" and "The Jungle". Diogo has also wrapped leading roles in two independent films in the U.S, – the gritty urban drama "Red Butterfly" and the action-filled adrenaline film "Born to Race: Fast Track." Diogo currently can be seen on Portuguese television, as "Eduardo" in the series "Sol de Inverno." His most recent lead film role was as Antonio Vega Jr. in the 2013 Hollywood production Red Butterfly.
Morgado divides his time between Los Angeles and Portugal.
Television soap operas
- Terra Mãe (130 episodes, 1997–1998) as Miguel
- A Lenda da Garça (21 episodes, 1999) as Manuel Domingos
- Ajuste de Contas (150 episodes, 2000–2001) as Francisco
- Tudo Por Amor (178 episodes, 2002–2003) as Pedro Castelo Branco
- Floribella (74 episodes, 2006) as Dinis Mendonça
- Vingança (217 episodes, 2007) as Santiago Medina
- Aqui Não Há Quem Viva (22 episodes, 2006–2008) as Fernando
- Rebelde Way (4 episodes, 2008) as Mauro Galvão
- Lua Vermelha (33 episodes, 2010) as Artur
- Laços de Sangue (315 episodes, 2010–2011) as João Caldas Ribeiro
- Sol de Inverno (2013–) as Eduardo
- Amo-te Teresa (2000) as Miguel
- Maria Coroada (2012) as Basílio
Miniseries and series
|2000||A Noiva||Eduardo||Debut film|
|2005||O Crime do Padre Amaro||Libaninho|
|2005||Dos Rivales Casi Iguales||Vincente|
|2007||The Italian Writer||Joseph|
|2009||Star Crossed||Hugo Perira|
|2012||A Teia de Gelo||Jorge||Theatrical released|
|2013||Born to Race: Fast Track||Enzo Lauricello|
|2013||Red Butterfly||Antonio Vega Jr.|
|2013||Frozen (Portuguese Version)||Kristoff|
|2014||Son of God||Jesus Christ||Hollywood Feature film, Worldwide release|
- "Diogo Morgado: "Não sei se sou bom ou mau, sei que me entrego"" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-03-11.
- ""Laços de Sangue" vence segundo Emmy para Portugal" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-03-11.
- Genzlinger, Neil (March 1, 2013). "‘The Bible’ Mini-Series on the History Channel – NYTimes.com". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-03-11.
- "Diogo Morgado: passeio em família".
- "Diogo Morgado já foi pai" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-03-11.