Ana Cristina Oliveira

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Ana Cristina Oliveira
Born Ana Cristina de Oliveira
(1973-07-24) July 24, 1973 (age 43)
Lisbon, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Occupation Actress and model
Years active 1991–present
Modeling information
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Hair color Light Brown
Eye color Brown

Ana Cristina de Oliveira (born July 24, 1973) is a Portuguese model and actress.

Early Life and Career[edit]

Born in Lisbon, Portugal; her father worked in the Portuguese radio industry while her mother worked in a Lisbon movie theater. An only child, she originally wanted to become a journalist.

She eventually moved to the US on 25 July 2003, though she still holds a European Union passport from Portugal. In 2006 she won the Prix d'interpretation Janine Bazin (Best Actress) at the Entrevues Belfort film festival for her portrayal of the title role in the feature film Odete (also known as Two Drifters). She is internationally known for playing roles in US films Taxi, Miami Vice, television (CSI: Miami), and advertising for Levi's in 1996. She is also known for featuring on the Canadian rock singer Bryan Adams' music video "The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You."

Awards and Directions[edit]

Year Award Category Work Results
2006 Golden Globe (Portugal) Best Actress Odete Nominated


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