Teresa Tavares

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Teresa Tavares
Born Ana Teresa Correia da Cunha Tavares de Matos
Azambuja, Portugal

Teresa Tavares (born December 29) is a Portuguese actress.

Teresa has been working extensively since 2000. She has been able to cross the line between Theatre, Cinema and Television and continues to work in every field. Her presence over the last 13 years on Portuguese television has made her an household name in Portugal.

She lives now between Lisbon and London. Her work in English speaking films includes leading roles in both Collider (Jason Buttler) and Star Crossed (Mark Heller).

Film credits include: Blood of my Blood (Joao Canijo), This Night (Werner Schroeter), Bazar (Patricia Plattner), Abrigo (Maxim Dierickx), Os Sorrisos do Destino (Fernando Lopes) and Minha Alma and You (Ana Rocha).

Theatre credits include leading roles in plays such as Schiller's Mary Stuart (playing Mary Stuart), Lessing's Emilia Galotti (playing Emilia Galotti), Falk Richter's Nothing Hurts (playing Sylvana) and Chekov's Uncle Vanya (playing Elena) and Three Sisters (playing Irina).

Television credits include: the Emmy award winning Lacos de Sangue, Pai a Forca, Os Serranos, Nome de Codigo: Sintra, Morangos com Acucar, Anjo Selvagem, Jardins Proibidos.