Juliana Knust

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Juliana Knust
Born Juliana Knust Sampaio
(1981-05-29) May 29, 1981 (age 35)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Actress
Notable work
Height 1,64[1][2]
Spouse(s) Gustavo Machado
Children 1

Juliana Knust Sampaio (born May 29, 1981, in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian actress.[3]

Knust began her career in the 1997 season of Malhação. But it was in 2003, starring alongside Malu Mader in the soap opera Celebridade, where she played Sandra, that her career was consolidated. After that, she appeared on the cover of several magazines such as Fitness and VIP, and posed nude for the cover of the Brazilian edition of Playboy on December 13, 2007.[4]


Knust began studying theater age 12. She enrolled in a vocational school for the performing arts, taking courses in video and stage and, after making some contacts and some tests, she was given a place in the Actors Workshop of the Globe.

Knust began her career at 15 when she presented an educational program with Regina Case. Her acting debut was interpreting the part of the fat Laura in Rede Globo's teen soap, Malhação. After that, she appeared in Bambuluá, Sandy & Junior, Sítio do Picapau Amarelo and an episode of Carga Pesada, receiving an invitation to play Sandra in Celebridade in 2003.

Since then, she has appeared in soap operas and shows like A Diarista,[5] América and Cobras & Lagartos. Soon after starting his TV work, Juliana began to discover also the theatrical universe. Participated in the plays "Pequena Sereia", "Pocahontas", "Pai, Qual é a tua?" e "Tudo de Bom".

Knust appeared in the short film Vila Isabel, alongside Paulo Goulart and Nicette Bruno. She also worked in Achados e Perdidos (2005) and Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida (2004).

In 2007, she had a part in TV dram Duas Caras and in the theater with the play Alarme Falso.[6]

In 2008, she appeared in the series Casos e Acasos and Faça Sua História.

In 2009, she was in the theater with the play Vergonha dos Pés, alongside actor Danton Mello.[7] And he made a cameo in "A Turma do Didi".[8]

In 2010, she was in the series A Vida Alheia written by Miguel Falabella.[9] The following year, Knust was in a series of episodes of Macho Man.[10] Between 2011 and 2012, plays the part of Zuleika in the soap Fina Estampa.[11]

In 2013, returns to television for a cameo on the soap opera side Lado a Lado.[12] Is beside the actor Eri Johnson stars in the play Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso.[13] Currently stars in the series Uma Rua Sem Vergonha in Multishow, in which she plays a call girl Marlene.[14]

Personal life[edit]

Knust married the designer Gustavo Machado on September 8, 2009. She has a son, Mateus.[15] Currently, Juliana is pregnant second child, also a boy.[16]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Malhação Laura
1999 Você Decide Eps: Romântica Até Certo Ponto
Você Decide Ep: Transas de Família: Part 2
2000 Esplendor Helena Bernardes
Bambuluá Amanda
2002 Desejos de Mulher Andréia (young) 1ª Phase
Sandy & Junior Leila 4ª Season
2003 Sítio do Picapau Amarelo Piracema Cameo
Carga Pesada Júlia Ep: A Grande Viagem
Celebridade Sandra Mello Diniz Moutinho
2004 A Diarista Herself Ep: Aquele do Projac
2005 América Inesita Gimenez
2006 Cobras & Lagartos Henriqueta (young) 1ª Phase
2007 Duas Caras Débora Vieira Melgaço
2008 Casos e Acasos Júlia 24° Ep: As Testemunhas, o Hóspede e os Amantes
Faça Sua História Vanessa 26º Ep: Bandeira 5
Faça Sua História Vanessa Ludmila 28º Ep: A Guerra de Tróia
Casos e Acasos Patrícia 34º Ep: A Ciumenta, o Ciumento e o Ciúme
2009 A Turma do Didi Herself Ep: Dia de Faxina
2010 A Vida Alheia Fúlvia Lara 3º Ep: A Bolsa
2011 Macho Man Cliente do Frederic's Coiffeur Cameo
Fina Estampa Zuleika
2013 Lado a Lado Fátima Cameo
Uma Rua Sem Vergonha Marlene


Year Title Role
2004 Xuxa e o Tesouro da Cidade Perdida Jéssica
2005 Achados e Perdidos Flor
2009 Intruso Sabrina


Year Title Role
2007 Alarme Falso
2009 A República em Laguna Anita Garibaldi
Vergonha dos Pés Fernanda Young
2013 Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso Luíza

Internet productions[edit]

Year Title Role
2014 Viral Diana


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