Milena Toscano

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Milena Toscano
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Born Milena Toscano Gonçalves
(1984-01-11) January 11, 1984 (age 33)
Santo André, Brazil
Occupation Actress and model
Years active 2001–present

Milena Toscano Gonçalves, commonly known as Milena Toscano (born January 11, 1984), is a Brazilian actress and model.[1] She played the lead role in the telenovela Araguaia.

Career[edit]

Born in Santo André, São Paulo,[1] Milena Toscano started her career as a model when she was ten years-old, after she was hired by the Ford Models Agency.[2] She performed in her first TV commercial when she was 13 years old.[2] After attending many performing arts schools such as Studio Fátima Toledo, Casa de Artes de Laranjeiras and Escola Livre de Teatro, she was signed by Rede Globo. She debuted in the 2004 telenovela Começar de Novo, playing the character Sofia.[2] Milena Toscano played Martina in SBT's remake of the Mexican telenovela Los Ricos También Lloran, named Los Ricos também Choram, which aired from 2005 to 2006.[3] She also played a lead role in 2010, in the Rede Globo telenovela Araguaia, playing Manuela Martinez.[4] She played the character Vanessa in the 2011 telenovela Fina Estampa.[5] Milena Toscano played an abolitionist and feminist named Filipa do Amaral in the 2016 Escrava Mãe.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

Telenovelas[edit]

Year Title Role Comments
2004 Da Cor do Pecado Fan of Thor and Dionísio Cameo
2004 Começar de Novo Sofia Cameo
2005–2006 Os Ricos também Choram Martina
2007 Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico Mendes Ilka Jobim
2007 Eterna Magia Elisa
2008 Casos e Acasos Janaina Episode "O desejo escondido, o cara reprimido e o livro roubado"
2008 Faça Sua História Cinthia Episode "Oswaldir Superstar"
2008 Poeira em Alto Mar Joana First season
2009 TV Globinho Herself TV presenter
2009 Caminho das Índias Gilda Cameo
2009 Malhação Paloma Co-antagonist
2009–2010 Os Caras de Pau Beatriz All episodes
2010–2011 Araguaia Manuela Protagonist
2011 Dança do Famosos 8 Herself Participant (Domingão do Faustão's reality show)
2011–2012 Fina Estampa Vanessa
2013 O Dentista Mascarado Nurse Special guest star
2013-2014 Malhação Bárbara
2016 Escrava Mãe Filipa do Amaral
2017 O Rico E O Lázaro Joana Protagonist

Cinema[edit]

Feature length films
Year Title Role Director
2001 Memórias Póstumas Eugênia André Klotzel
2004 Olga Hannah Karpow Jayme Monjardim
2006 Anita, Amore & Storia Anita Garibaldi
2007 Sem Controle Aline / Úrsula das Virgens Cris D'Amato
2008 Inverno Ana Short film
2008 Damasceno e o Caixão Rosane Short film

Theater[edit]

Year Play Role Director
2006 Jovem estudante procura Clara João Brandão
2009 Alguém entre nós Bianca Silvio Guindane
2009–2010 Vidas Divididas Marisete Marcos Paulo
2013 Meu Ex-Imaginário Mara Antônia Michel Bercovitch

Awards[edit]

Year Festival Awards
2008 Festival de Cinema Brasileiro de Miami Best actress for Sem Controle
2009 Festival de Cinema Internacional do Paraná Best actress in a short movie for Inverno

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Milena Toscano". Contigo (in Portuguese). Retrieved January 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Vida – Milena Toscano". Contigo (in Portuguese). Retrieved January 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Milena Toscano ganha primeiro papel de protagnista da carreira". Terra (in Portuguese). June 19, 2010. Retrieved January 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Milena Toscano será a protagonista de "Araguaia", próxima novela das seis da Globo". UOL (in Portuguese). June 19, 2010. Retrieved January 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Lília Cabral terá aparência masculina na próxima novela das nove da Globo". Rede Globo (in Portuguese). July 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Milena Toscano será filha de Luiz Guilherme na novela “Escrava Mãe”". Notícias da TV (in Portuguese). February 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Christian Chávez pode atuar na novela “Escrava Mãe”, da Record". RBD Forever (in Portuguese). Retrieved September 19, 2016. 

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