Pedro Bial

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Pedro Bial
Born Pedro Bial[1]
(1958-03-29) March 29, 1958 (age 56)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Brazil
Education PUC-RJ
Occupation Journalist, TV producer, Presenter, Director, Writer
Notable credit(s) Big Brother Brasil
(2002–present)
Fantástico
(1996–2007)
Na Moral
(2012)

Pedro Bial (born March 29, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian producer, director, writer, journalist and a celebrity TV presenter, best known for hosting the variety show Fantástico, and the reality show Big Brother Brasil (the Brazilian version of Big Brother.)[2]

Career[edit]

Bial graduated in journalism from PUC-RJ. His career, as a reporter, began at Rede Globo in 1981. In 1988, he started to work for Jornal Hoje and Globo Repórter. He also hosted a show called Rock in Rio II. Bial was international correspondent for Globo network from 1988 to 1996.[3] He replaced Renato Machado on August 13, 1988.

In 1996, he started to host Fantástico. As of 2014, he's been hosting the Big Brother Brasil for 14 seasons.[3]

In 2003 he translated and interpreted "Wear Sunscreen" by Mary Schmich, which was a great success.[4]

On July 5, 2012, he started to present a brand new show called Na Moral.[5]

He is currently a Trustee and columnist of the Instituto Millenium.[6]

Personal life[edit]

He was married to actress Giulia Gam for 2 years. His first marriage was to actress Fernanda Torres. Bial plays basketball and his brother Alberto Bial is a basketball coach. His sister Irene Bial is a psychotherapist.

Books[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pedro Bial fala da estreia do programa ‘Na moral’, nesta quinta: ‘Saltei do trampolim’" (in Portuguese). globo.com. 2012-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Pedro Bial Shows at IMDB". imdb.com. Retrieved 2010-11-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Biografia de Pedro Bial" (in Portuguese). E-Biografias. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  4. ^ "Pedro Bial" (in Portuguese). UOL. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  5. ^ "'Na Moral' termina hoje, e Pedro Bial prepara segunda temporada" (in Portuguese). Folha de S. Paulo. 2012-08-30. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  6. ^ Alberto Pereira Jr. "Quem Somos" (in Portuguese). Instituto Millenium. Retrieved 2012-01-04.