Luana Piovani

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Luana Piovani
Luana Piovani.jpg
Luana Piovani in backstage of The Little Prince
Born Luana Elídia Afonso Piovani
(1976-08-29) August 29, 1976 (age 37)
São Paulo, SP
 Brazil
Occupation Actress, model
Spouse(s) Pedro Scooby (2013-present)
Children 1

Luana Elídia Afonso Piovani (born August 29, 1976 in São Paulo)[1][2] is a Brazilian actress and model.

Biography[edit]

Piovani started her career as a Ford Models Agency model in 1990 and a year later spent some time working in Japan.

Piovani's first television appearance was in the 1992 miniseries Sex Appeal,[1] on Rede Globo. She also had a role in the Você Decide series. Her first soap opera role was in 1994's Quatro por Quatro.[1] She appeared in the Luis Ferré's film Super Colosso[1] and made a special appearance in the A Comédia da Vida Privada series.[1] Her first theater play was Nó de Gravata, in 1996.

In 1997, she was voted the sexiest woman on earth by Editora Abril's VIP magazine. In the same year, she starred in Malhação.[1] She also appeared in D'Artagnan e os Três Mosqueteiros, Sai de Baixo, Mulher, Os Normais and Sítio do Picapau Amarelo.

In 1999, she produced and starred in A.M.I.G.A.S. in the theater. In addition, she hosted the show  Tudo de Bom, at MTV Brasil and The Video Music Awards of that year. She also starred in the long-running children's play Alice in Wonderland. She also joined the cast of Saia Justa, from GNT (Globosat), along with the co-hostesses Betty Lago (actress), Márcia Tiburi (philosopher) and Mônica Waldvogel (journalist).

In 2002, Luana made an appearance at Fashion Rio, the biggest fashion event in Latin America, following São Paulo Fashion Week, earning some notoriety when she catwalked absolutely naked above the waist, holding her breasts.

In 2006, stepping aside from her pin-up image, Luana took a chance in children's theater, producing and starring in the leading role in Antoine de Saint Exupéry's O Pequeno Príncipe. The play was a hit with children.

In 2009, she starred in the movie A Mulher Invisível. She also made a cameo in the series Ó Paí, Ó.[3]

In 2010, she was one of the protagonists of the series In the Na Forma da Lei, where she played the delegate Gabriela. Currently, the show enacts O Soldadinho e a Bailarina. Inspired by the classic children's literature, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, by Hans Christian Andersen, the musical is the third foray into playwriting by Luana Piovani child. In the same year she appeared in the film Eu Odeio o Orkut.[4]

Luana says that she agreed to return the video because it is an invitation by his friend Wolf Maya, who says much admire and who claims to have an enormous affection. The text is signed by Antônio Calmon, who also wrote the miniseries Sex Appeal, who catapulted to fame. The former model also said that the novel does not intend to anytime soon.[5]

Luana has a personal website and a weblog,[6] where she shares her views of life with her online fans. Returns to the cinema in 2012 with the film As Aventuras de Agamenon, o Repórter.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Has dated entrepreneurs João Paulo Diniz, Ricardo Mansur and Christiano Rangel, actors Guilherme Fontes, Rodrigo Santoro, Marcos Palmeira, Dado Dolabella, Paulo Vilhena, the model Caco Ricci[8] and businessman Felipe Simão.[9]

In 2011, she became pregnant with her first child.[10] On March 26, 2012 Dom was born her first child, the fruit of his relationship with the surfer Pedro Scooby.[11] On July 26, 2013, married with Pedro in a private ceremony for the few guests.[12]

Controversies[edit]

Luana was involved in controversy, as already stated that she smoked marijuana[13] and even get involved in fights Dado Dolabella in October 2008.[14]

In August 2011, Luana was angry for having appeared in the Profissão Repórter,[15][16] program Caco Barcellos on the Globo, which addressed the theme of life photographer. The actress refused an interview with one of the journalists of the program and went to his Twitter to complain about the place.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sex Appeal Angel Sousa Borges
1994 Quatro por Quatro Duda (Maria Eduarda Bastos)
1996 Vira-Lata Wânia
A Comédia da Vida Privada Episode: "Parece Que Foi Ontem"
A Vida Como Ela É Patrícia Episode: "A Profissional"
1997 A Comédia da Vida Privada Episode: "O Que Você Vai Ser Quando Crescer?"
Malhação Patrícia
1998 Sai de Baixo Penélope Episode: "Caiu na Internet é Peixe"
Labirinto Virgínia Camargo
1999 Suave Veneno Márcia Eduarda Cerqueira
Mundo VIP Herself Cameo
D'Artagnan e os Três Mosqueteiros Cameo
Mulher Cameo
2000 Você Decide Ariana Episode: "A Bola da Vez"
Tudo de Bom Herself Presenter
2002 O Quinto dos Infernos Domitila de Castro Canto e Melo
Os Normais Mainá Episode: "Confusões São Normais"
2003 Homem Objeto Cameo
Sítio do Picapau Amarelo Morgana Cameo
2004 Celebridade Herself Cameo
Casseta & Planeta, Urgente! Various characters Cameo
Correndo Atrás Érica Lobato Special End of Year
2005 Saia Justa Herself Presenter
2006 Os Sete Pecados Capitais, Preguiça Cameo
Lu Lu / Luciane / Lurdes / Lucimara Special End of Year
2007 Casseta & Planeta, Urgente! Herself Cameo
2008 Dicas de Um Sedutor Kate Episode: "Embarangada"
Guerra & Paz Laura Toscano Episode: "Macho & Fêmea"
Faça Sua História Sandra Sandrelli Episodes: "Cinema Novíssimo", "O Feitiço da Cueca"
2009 Ó Paí, Ó Patrícia Episode: "Preto no Branco"
2010 Na Forma da Lei Gabriela Guerreiro
2011 A Mulher Invisível Amanda
Superbonita Herself Presenter (2011–present)[17]
2012 Guerra dos Sexos Wânia Trabuco [18]
2013 Dança dos Famosos 10 Herself Reality show of Domingão do Faustão[19]
2014 Amor Veríssimo Amanda Cameo[20]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
1995 Super-Colosso: a Gincana da TV Colosso Alice
2003 O Homem Que Copiava Marinês
2005 O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta Julieta
2006 Zuzu Angel Elke Maravilha
Seus Problemas Acabaram
2009 A Mulher Invisível Amanda
2011 Eu Odeio o Orkut
Família Vende Tudo Jennifer
2012 As Aventuras de Agamenon, o Repórter Isaura
Insônia[21]

Theater[edit]

Year Title Role
1996 Nó de Gravata
1998 D'Artagnan e os Três Mosqueteiros Milady
1999 A.M.I.G.A.S.
2002 Mais uma Vez Amor
2003 Alice no País das Maravilhas Alice
2006 O Pequeno Príncipe Pequeno Príncipe
2008 Pássaro da Noite Ela
2013 Sonhos de um Sedutor [22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Luana Piovani at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "O jeito moleque de Luana Piovani". Isto é Gente 72. 
  3. ^ "Após participação especial em 'Ó Pai, Ó', Luana Piovani comparece a coletiva". 
  4. ^ "Alvorada caiu aos pés de Luana Piovani". December 18, 2009. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Luana Piovani". Msn. June 7, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ (Portuguese) Official website
  7. ^ ""Agamenon" leva ao cinema aventuras de repórter fictício criado por ex-Cassetas". UOL. January 5, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Lembre as antigas paixões de Luana Piovani". October 27, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Luana Piovani aproveita o dia com Felipe Simão". EGO. Globo.com. October 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Luana Piovani está grávida do primeiro filho, diz jornal". 
  11. ^ "Nasce o filho de Luana Piovani. 'Está tudo bem', diz o pai". 
  12. ^ "Luana Piovani se casa em cerimônia íntima no Rio de Janeiro". Correio da Bahia. Globo.com. July 27, 2013. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Luana Piovani diz que declaração sobre maconha foi "mal entendida"". Folha SP. November 6, 2003. 
  14. ^ "Dado briga com Luana Piovani por ciúme". Folha SP. October 27, 2008. 
  15. ^ "Confira os melhores e piores da semana". 
  16. ^ "Boninho se irrita com "Profissão Repórter" e reclama com a Globo". UOL. August 7, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Luana Piovani". GNT. Globo.com. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Luana Piovani diz que Wânia Trabuco não era sua favorita em "Guerra dos Sexos"". Folha de S. Paulo. September 3, 2012. Retrieved September 20, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Luana Piovani quer perder três quilos na ‘Dança dos Famosos’". Extra. Globo.com. May 25, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2013. 
  20. ^ http://kogut.oglobo.globo.com/noticias-da-tv/critica/noticia/2014/01/amor-verissimo-estreia-no-gnt-trazendo-comedia-ligeira.html
  21. ^ http://escolas.educacao.ba.gov.br/noticias/professores-tem-entrada-gratuita-para-estreia-do-filme-insonia
  22. ^ http://celebridades.uol.com.br/album/2013/10/25/luana-piovani-e-heitor-martinez-estao-na-peca-sonhos-de-um-sedutor.htm

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