Débora Falabella

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Débora Falabella
Débora Falabella, 2012.jpg
Born Débora Lima Falabella
(1979-02-22) February 22, 1979 (age 38)
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Chuck Hipolitho (2005–2010)
Children 1
Relatives Cynthia Falabella (sister)

Débora Lima Falabella, known as Débora Falabella (born February 22, 1979) is a Brazilian actress.

Early years[edit]

Débora was born in Belo Horizonte City, the daughter of actor Rogério Falabella and the lyrical singer Maria Olympia.

During her childhood she became interested in acting and began to participate in plays. At fifteen she released her first professional piece, Flicts, written by Ziraldo.

Falabella continued acting in dramas. In her teens, she was one of the protagonists of the young adult novel Chiquititas. She lived for a time in Argentina, where the history was filmed. [1]


After becoming an adult, she went to college to study advertising but then abandoned her studies when she received better offers. In a casting for actors, Falabella got her entrance into the most famous Brazilian television network, Rede Globo, in one of the seasons of the young adult novel Malhação in 1998.

After that the mining actress returned to her hometown to continue her work in theater, and eventually made a small role in the 1999 miniseries Mulher.

In 2001, Débora premiered on Rede Globo telenovela starring in Um Anjo Caiu do Céu.[2] Her talent impressed and she was called to join the main cast O Clone, and despite being among big players, young actress has been attracting attention for her brilliant performance, and earned her the award for Best Actress in Domingão Faustão.

Falabella also began starring in films such as Françoise, for which she was awarded Best Actress at the Festivals of Gramado and Brasilia, and received an honorable mention at the BR River Festival 2001; Dois Perdidos numa Noite Suja,[3] a 2002 film directed by José Joffily, for which she won awards for best actress in Brazil and a cinema Candango trophy; 2003 Lisbela e o Prisioneiro,[4] and in 2004 Cazuza with Daniel de Oliveira. In the same year she also starred in the romantic comedy A Dona da História with the actor Rodrigo Santoro, directed by Daniel Filho.[5]

In the miniseries JK[6] she played the role of Sarah Kubitschek, wife of Brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek. In 2006 she was cast to the leading role in the Emmy -nominated telenovela Sinhá Moça.[7] In 2007, director Daniel Filho, called on her again to star in the film Primo Basílio, where again Débora excels at acting.[8]

In 2011, Clarisse plays one of the main characters in the Emmy winner series, the Invisible Woman, and starred again with actor Rodrigo Santoro tapes, My Country[9] and Homens do Bem.[10]

2012 Falabella returned to telenovelas, starring in the most successful television production, Avenida Brasil and gets several nominations for Best Lead Actress. In 2014, should interpret Ray, girlfriend of a serial killer in telessérie Dupla Identidade, Glória Perez.[11][12]

Personal life[edit]

Falabella has a sister, the actress Cynthia Falabella,[13] in 2005 she married Eduardo Hipolitho (better known as Chuck), a vocalist in the group Forgotten Boys. They have a daughter named Nina, in 2010 they separated.[14]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Malhação Antônia
1999 Mulher Aninha Cameo
2000 Chiquititas Brasil Estrela
2001 Um Anjo Caiu do Céu Cuca de Montaltino Medeiros
O Clone Mel Ferraz
2003 Agora É que São Elas Léo (Leonarda Mendes Galvão)
Casseta & Planeta, Urgente! Herself Cameo
2004 Um Só Coração Rachel Rosenberg
Senhora do Destino Duda (Maria Eduarda de Andrade e Couto Ferreira da Silva)
2006 JK Sarah Lemos Kubitschek
Sinhá Moça Sinhá Moça (Maria das Graças Ferreira)
Sitcom.br Cameo
2007 Duas Caras Julia de Queiroz Barreto
2008 Episódio Especial Herself Cameo
2009 Som & Fúria Sarah
2010 Escrito nas Estrelas Beatriz Cristina Tavares de Miranda
2011 Ti Ti Ti Isabel Campos Dimery Cameo
A Mulher Invisível Clarisse
Homens de Bem Mary
2012 Avenida Brasil Nina García Hernández (Rita Fonseca de Souza)
2014 Dupla Identidade Ray
2016 Nada Será Como Antes Verônica Maia

Feature films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Françoise Françoise Short film
2002 Dois Perdidos numa Noite Suja Paco / Rita
2003 Lisbela e o Prisioneiro Lisbela
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Kate Brazilian voice dubbing
2004 Cazuza - O Tempo Não Pára Dani (Denise Dumont)
A Dona da História Carolina (young)
2006 5 Mentiras Chucky Short film
2007 Primo Basílio Luísa
2008 La Dolorosa Miranda Short film
Quarto 38 Simone Short film
2009 Doce Amargo Moira / Moema
2011 Meu País Manuela


work Written and directed
O Amor e Outros Estranhos Rumores Murilo Rubião, address, Yara de Novaes
A Serpente Nelson Rodrigues, address, Yara de Novaes
White Nights F. Dostoievski, address, Yara de Novaes
O Continente Negro Marco Antonio de la Parra, address, Aderbal Freire Filho
Flicts Ziraldo

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ "Falabella in Chiquititas"-updated April 2014
  2. ^ "An Angel Fell from the Sky"-updated in August 2001
  3. ^ "Débora in Dois perdidos numa noite suja"-updated in September 2002
  4. ^ "Lisbela e o Prisioneiro" -updated in October 2003
  5. ^ "Falabella in A Dona da História" -updated in October 2004
  6. ^ "Miniseries JK"-updated in August 2006
  7. ^ "Sinhá Moça"-updated in June 2006
  8. ^ "Débora in Primo Basílio"-updated in August 2007
  9. ^ "Falabella in, My Coumtry"-updated in October 2011
  10. ^ "Homens de Bem"-updated in December 2011
  11. ^ "Débora Falabella fará série de Gloria Perez". 
  12. ^ "Bruno Gagliasso e Débora Falabella gravam cenas de Dupla Identidade". 
  13. ^ "Débora Falabella". gente.ig.com.br. 
  14. ^ Revista Quem. "Débora Falabella se separa do marido após cinco anos". Retrieved November 9, 2010. 

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