Leila Lopes (actress)

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Leila Lopes
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Born
Leila Lopes Gomes

(1959-11-19)19 November 1959
Died3 December 2009(2009-12-03) (aged 50)
Cause of deathSuicide by poisoning
OccupationActress, nude model, journalist, presenter
Years active1990–2009 (her death)

Leila Lopes (19 November 1959 – 3 December 2009)[1] was a Brazilian actress, model, journalist, porn star and presenter of television, known for her appearance in soap operas on the Rede Globo channel, and later for entering the pornographic cinema.

Early life[edit]

Born Leila Gomes Lopes in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, she was the daughter of Reúcio Lopes, a teacher from Esteio, and Natália Gomes Lopes. She lived in Esteio with her parents until she became famous in 1990 when she became a journalist for the television channel Rede Globo.

She appeared twice in Playboy magazine, the first time in March 1997 and also in May 2008 after producing the pornographic film Brasileirinhas.[2] Her last work had been as a presenter of the television program, Entre 4 Paredes com Leila Lopes. She also appeared on JustTV, Calcinha Justa, and Sexprivé.

Death[edit]

Lopes took her own life: the actress was found dead in her home early on December 3, 2009. It was subsequently confirmed that she committed suicide by ingesting rat poison.[1]

Career[edit]

Soap operas[edit]

  • 1990: Pantanal as Lúcia
  • 1991: O Guarani as Severina
  • 1992: Despedida de Solteiro as Carol
  • 1993: Renascer as Teacher Lu
  • 1994: Tropicaliente as Olívia María
  • 1996: O Rei do Gado as Suzane
  • 1997: Malhação as Rosa
  • 1998: Caça Talentos as Rosinha
  • 1999: Chiquititas as Mãe de Vivi
  • 2000: Marcas da Paixão as Creuza

Pornographic films[edit]

  • 2009: Pecado sem Perdão as Marlene
  • 2008: Pecados and Tentações as Marlene
  • 2009: Pecado Final as Marlene
  • 2009: A Última Enterrada

Theatre[edit]

  • 1994: Quero Voltar Pra Casa
  • 1995: Entre Amigas
  • 1995: Frankestein
  • 1996: Socorro, Mamãe foi Embora
  • 1997: A Beata Maria do Egito
  • 1998: Paixão de Cristo
  • 1998: Pedro Mico
  • 1999: Terapia Sexual
  • 2002: Em Nome do Filho
  • 2002: Diva
  • 2003: Despedida Muito Louca
  • 2004: Nunca Se Sábado
  • 2005: Em nome do Pai

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