Television and film actress, Juliana Paes
|Born||Juliana Couto Paes
March 26, 1979
Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Spouse(s)||Carlos Eduardo Baptista (2008–present)|
|Children||Pedro Paes Baptista|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Dress size||34 (EU); 4 (US)|
Juliana Couto Paes (born March 26, 1979) is a Brazilian actress and former model. She became nationally-known in telenovelas and modelling. She also starred a local version of the musical The Producers, as Ulla.
Paes was born Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to her, she is of Black, indigenous Brazilian, and Arab descent. She is the oldest child of Regina and Carlos Henrique Paes. She has three siblings: Mariana, Rosana, and Carlos Henrique Jr.
An actress, model and with a university degree, Paes became nationally-known for her performances in "soap operas" of Rede Globo and for her looks. She was on the cover of Playboy magazine in May 2004.
In 2006, Paes was voted one of the sexiest one hundred people in the world by People Magazine. After that international projection, she hired an agent, showing interest in starting an acting career in the US.
Paes starred in many commercial campaigns, such as Colorama's and Hope's. Currently, she is the face of Arezzo for the second time and replaces the top model Gisele Bündchen as the star of the campaign for the jewelry brand Vivara.
On September 9, 2008, Paes married businessman Carlos Eduardo Baptista, at the Itanhangá Golf Club. Her debut as protagonist was the character Maya Meetha in the Brazilian telenovela Caminho das Índias.
- 2012 Gabriela - Gabriela
- 2011 O Astro - Nina
- 2009 India – A Love Story - Maya Meetha
- 2008 A Favorita - Maíra Carvalho
- 2008 Duas Caras - Herself
- 2006 Pé na Jaca - Guinevere "Gui" Ataliba dos Santos
- 2005 América - Creusa
- 2003 Celebridade - Jaqueline Joy
- 2001 O Clone - Karla
- 2000 Laços de Família - Ritinha
- 2012 As Brasileiras - Janaína
- 2007 Toma Lá, Dá Cá - Suellen
- 2007 Dicas de um Sedutor - Vera Lúcia
- 2005 Levando a Vida - Grace
- 2003 Os Normais - Marialva
- 2002 Sítio do Picapau Amarelo - Jurema
- 2001 Brava Gente - Rosinha
- 1998 Malhação
- 2003 A Casa das Sete Mulheres - Teiniaguá
- 2013 - Casa da Mãe Joana 2 - Dolores Sol
- 2010 - Bed & Breakfast - Ana
- 2008 - Kung Fu Panda - Master Tigress (Brazilian dubbing)
- 2007 - Casa da Mãe Joana - Dolores Sol
- 2006 - Seus problemas acabaram - special guest
- 2005 - Mais uma vez amor - Lia
- "Juliana Paes: "Chorei ao ver o vídeo da Susan Boyle"". Rede Globo - Domingão do Faustão. Retrieved May 26, 2011.
- "A Desinibida do Andaraí". O Mossoroense. September 4, 2003. Retrieved February 11, 2011.
- Juliana Paes comentou que tem descendência árabe, negra e de índio
- "Juliana Paes viverá Gabriela em remake, na Globo". Patrícia Kogut (in português). Quem Online. November 23, 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
- "Juliana Paes entra em 'O Astro' e forma par com Lombardi". Terra. September 3, 2011.
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