Malu Mader

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Malu Mader
Mader in 2020
Maria de Lourdes da Silveira Mäder

(1966-09-12) 12 September 1966 (age 57)
Years active1981–present
(m. 1990)

Maria de Lourdes "Malu" da Silveira Mäder (born 12 September 1966) is a Brazilian actress.


Born in Rio de Janeiro, she is the daughter of Rubens Tramujas Mäder, a Brazilian army colonel (who gives his name to the RJ-163 highway, which goes to Penedo) and Ângela Maria da Silveira, a social worker. She is of Lebanese, Luxembourgish and Portuguese descent.[1] At age 10 she was taken by her cousin Maísa, who was starting to date her older brother, to watch the play Capitães da Areia, and then she decided to perform.

In 1972, she enrolled in the course for actors at the Tablado Theater, directed by Maria Clara Machado, and had as teacher Carlos Wilson, director of Capitães da Areia and also actress Louise Cardoso as a teacher.

Personal life[edit]

She has been married since 1990 to musician, presenter and writer Tony Bellotto, who is part of the Brazilian rock band Titãs. Actress Betty Gofman was the mediator of the couple's formation. Two children were born from the union, João Mäder Bellotto, born May 14, 1995, and Antonio Mäder Bellotto, born September 1, 1997.



  1. ^ "Malu Mader pede passaporte luxemburguês. E não é a única" (in Portuguese). Luxemburger Wort. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2018.

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