Vera Fischer (actress)
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Fischer, c. 2006
|Born||Vera Lucia Fischer
November 27, 1951
Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Vera Lúcia Fischer (born November 27, 1951) is a Brazilian actress of long-standing reputation and works in cinema and for the small screen, particularly for telenovelas. A former beauty pageant titleholder, she was crowned Miss Brazil in 1969 by Miss Miss Brazil 1968 and also Miss Universe 1968, Martha Vasconcellos.
Vera Fischer is of German descent and was born and raised in a Roman Catholic family in Blumenau, Santa Catarina, in Southern Brazil. Her father was a Nazi. Fischer never had a good relationship with him: "My father was German, Nazi, and used to force me to read Hitler and he beat me a lot", she wrote in a recent autobiography.
Fischer was crowned Miss Brazil in 1969 which is what propelled her career to great fame. She also competed at Miss Universe 1969, becoming a semifinalist. The film that brought her onscreen reputation was A Superfêmea, a pornochanchada of 1973. Among her theatrical appearances, she is best known for A Primeira Noite de Um Homem (2004), the adaptation of The Graduate by Miguel Falabella.
- 1977: Critics Association of São Paulo (APCA), Best Actress, for Intimidad (1975)
- 1982: Brasília Festival of Brazilian cinema, Best Actress, for Amor estranho amor (1982)
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- Vera Fischer - A Profile (Portuguese)
- Official Miss Brazil Website (Portuguese)
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