July 1, 1926|
|Died||December 19, 2010
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gigliotti was born Maria Paula Viana Lupicina in Maranguape, Ceará, Brazil on July 1, 1926. She was the sister of Brazilian actor and comedian Chico Anysio and the aunt of actor Marcos Palmeira. She began acting professionally during the 1960s, appearing in eleven films during her career.
Gigliotti first became famous for her role as Dona Escolástica on the comedic television show, Escolinha do Professor Raimundo. She also took part in the 1984 American film Blame It on Rio, as Signora Botega.
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