Fernanda Torres

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Fernanda Torres
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Fernanda Torres in 2012.
Born Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres
(1965-09-15) September 15, 1965 (age 50)[1]
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Spouse(s) Gerald Thomas
Andrucha Waddington
Awards Best Actress Award (Cannes Film Festival)
1986 Love Me Forever or Never

Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres[1] (born September 15, 1965) is a Brazilian movie, theatre and television actress. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, the daughter of the Oscar-nominated actress Fernanda Montenegro and the actor Fernando Torres.

In May 1986, she received the Best Actress Award at Cannes Festival for Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar at the age of 20.[2]

She is married to movie producer and director Andrucha Waddington, who directed her and her mother in the 2005 film The House of Sand. They have two sons together, Joaquim (b. 2000) and Antônio (born on April 10, 2008). She is also the stepmother of João (b. 1993) and Pedro (b. 1995).

In 2003, she wrote her first script (O Redentor, 2004), with her brother's assistance, cinematographer Cláudio Torres.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b Fernanda Torres, Memória Globo - Rede Globo (Portuguese)
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Love Me Forever or Never". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 

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