Júlia Almeida

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Júlia Almeida
Born Júlia Gonçalves de Almeida
(1983-01-05) January 5, 1983 (age 31)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Actress
Years active 1991 - 2012
Spouse(s) Sebastian Bailey (m.2014)

Júlia Gonçalves de Almeida (born January 5, 1983) is a Brazilian actress. She has participated in several telenovelas.

Biography[edit]

Julia Almeida is an actress born in Rio de Janeiro, and the daughter of the writer Manoel Carlos.[1] She is best known for her solid television career at Rede Globo.

In 2001, Julia moved to New York to study acting[2] at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and directing at the New York Film Academy.

In late 2006, Almeida returned to Brazil to shoot Duas Caras, in which she played the seductive character Fernanda.[3] The actress has played several roles including the headstrong cinematographer Leinha in Caminho das Índias. The character was noted for making the boho chic trend popular in Brazil.

In December 2011, Almeida launched the global lifestyle and fashion online magazine, The Mark Magazine, with husband Sebastian Bailey. [4]

Almeida divides her time between Rio de Janeiro, New York and London.[5]

Career[edit]

Júlia Almeida started her acting career in 1991, in the Rede Globo telenovela Felicidade.[3] She played Duda in the 1995 telenovela História de Amor.[1] Almeida participated in three other telenovelas, Por Amor in 1997, Laços de Família in 2000, and Mulheres Apaixonadas in 2003.[1] Almeida played Luísa in the 2001 miniseries Presença de Anita.[1] She participated in the 2004 miniseries Um Só Coração, and in the 2006 miniseries JK, both by Maria Adelaide Amaral.[3] Almeida played the journalist Helô Machado in JK. In Duas Caras, in 2007, she played the role of a seductive character named Fernanda.[3] In 2009, Almeida played an aspiring cineaste named Leinha in India – A Love Story.[2] Almeida played the role of Lorena in the 2011 Rede Globo telenovela A Vida da Gente.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1991 Felicidade Special guest star
1995 História de Amor Duda (Eduarda)
1997 Por Amor Natália Saboya Trajano
2000 Laços de Família Estela Monteiro Fernandez
2001 Presença de Anita Luísa
2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas Vida "Vidinha" Ribeiro Alves Nogueira
2004 Um Só Coração Adelaide Guerrini de Almeida
2006 JK Helô Machado
2007 Duas Caras Fernanda Carreira
2009 India – A Love Story Léia "Leinha" Félix
2011 Divã Magali
2011 A Vida da Gente Lorena

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Júlia Almeida - Vida" (in Portuguese). Contigo!. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Leinha é um gato vira-lata, diz Júlia Almeida sobre sua personagem em Caminho das Índias" (in Portuguese). Os Paparazzi. May 8, 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d Letícia Pimenta. "Estava precisando de uma vida nova" (in Portuguese). Quem. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Júlia Almeida lança revista virtual com o namorado Sebastian Bailey" (in Portuguese). Contigo!. September 2, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Júlia Almeida deixa o Brasil para morar com o namorado em Londres" (in Portuguese). Contigo!. March 15, 2012. Retrieved August 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ "A Vida da Gente: Júlia Almeida grava as primeiras cenas como Lorena" (in Portuguese). Rede Globo. September 16, 2011. Retrieved November 15, 2011. 

External links[edit]