Vanessa Giácomo

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Vanessa Giácomo
Vanessa Giácomo in blue shirt.jpg
Giácomo, 2011
Born Vanessa Mendes da Silva Lima
(1983-03-29) 29 March 1983 (age 33)
Volta Redonda, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Daniel de Oliveira (2004-2012) Giuseppe Dioguardi (2012-present)
Children 3

Vanessa Mendes da Silva Lima (born 29 March 1983), commonly known as Vanessa Giácomo, is a Brazilian film and television actress. She won the Most Promising Actress (Melhor Atriz Revelação) award at the 2005 Prêmio Contigo, Brazil, for Cabocla (2004),[1] and was nominated for the Best Actress (Melhor Atriz de Cinema) award at the 2006 Prêmio Contigo de Cinema for Canta Maria (2006).[2][3]

Biography and Career[edit]

Giácomo made her television debut in Cabocla in 2004 at the age of 20,[4] where she met and fell in love with actor Daniel de Oliveira.[5] She appeared with Eriberto Leão in Sinhá Moça in 2006.[6] She and Oliveira married and she gave birth to their first son in January 2008.[7] She resumed work after the birth, filming O Menino da Porteira with singer Daniel,[8] and received an offer to take part in a film on Jean Charles de Menezes, a Brazilian national who was mistaken for a terrorist and shot dead by police in London in 2005.[9] Filming took place in London during 2008.[10]

She is of Portuguese, Italian and French descent.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2004 Cabocla Zulmira de Oliveira Vieira Pires (Zuca)
2005 Clara e o Chuveiro do Tempo Lia
2006 Sinhá Moça Juliana
2007 Duas Caras Luciana Alves Negroponte
Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico Mendes Ilza (Ilzamar Mendes)[11]
2009 Paraíso Rosinha (Rosa)
Caras & Bocas Miriam Barros
2011 Morde & Assopra Celeste de Sousa Sampaio
2012 Gabriela Malvina Tavares
2013 Amor à Vida Aline Noronha Khoury
2014 Império Eliane Medeiros[12]
2015 A Regra do Jogo Maria Vitória Noronha (Tóia)/Sofia Mendes de Albuquerque

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Canta Maria Maria
2007 Os 12 Trabalhos Simone
2008 A Ilha dos Escravos Maria
2009 Jean Charles Vivian
O Menino da Porteira Juliana
2011 A Novela das 8 Amanda Lima
Gnomeu e Julieta Julieta Voice role
2013 Solidões Mulher
2015 Divã a 2 Eduarda

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result
2004 Prêmio Qualidade Brasil Best Revelation
Cabocla
Won
Melhores do Ano Melhor Atriz Revelação Won
Prêmio Extra de Televisão Melhor Revelação Won
Prêmio Contigo! de TV Best Revelation Won
Prêmio Contigo! de TV Best Romantic Couple (with Daniel de Oliveira) Nominated
2006 Prêmio Contigo! de Cinema Best Actress
Canta Maria
Won
2009 Prêmio Contigo! de Cinema Best Actress
Jean Charles
Won
2011 Prêmio Extra de Televisão[13] Best Supporting Actress
Morde & Assopra
Nominated
Queer Lisboa Best Actress
A Novela das 8
Won
2013 Melhores do Ano Best Actress
Amor à Vida
Nominated
Prêmio Extra de Televisão Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2014 Melhores do Ano Minha Novela Best Actress Won
Troféu Imprensa[14] Melhor Atriz Won
Troféu Internet Best Actress Nominated
Prêmio Contigo! de TV Best Actress Won
2015 Prêmio Extra de Televisão[15] Best Actress
A Regra do Jogo
Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "7th Prêmio Contigo (2005): Os Vencedores" (in Portuguese). Prêmio Contigo!. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  2. ^ "1st Premio (2006): Indicados: Atriz" (in Portuguese). Prêmio Contigo de Cinema. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  3. ^ "Vanessa Giácomo - Awards". IMDb. IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  4. ^ "Aprendendo a ser uma nova celebridade". Diario de Pernambuco (in Portuguese). Pernambuco.com. 22 February 2004. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  5. ^ "Curiosidades de Cabocla". Bohemia magazine (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  6. ^ "Longe do estúdio, a amizade". Zoeira (in Portuguese). Editora Verdes Mares. 30 July 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  7. ^ "Boa notícia: Nasce o filho de Vanessa Giácomo e Daniel de Oliveira". Nesse Instante (in Portuguese). Emsergipe.com. 21 January 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-04. [dead link]
  8. ^ ""O Menino da Porteira" terá Daniel como protagonista". Bonde (in Portuguese). 13 May 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  9. ^ "Vanessa Giácomo recebe convite para filme". Tecnoguia (in Portuguese). Editora Verdes Mares. 7 June 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  10. ^ Bamigboye, Baz (12 September 2008). "BAZ BAMIGBOYE on Jean Charles de Menezes, Anne Hathaway, Danny Boyle and much more". Daily Mail. Associated Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  11. ^ "TRAMA PRINCIPAL" (in Portuguese). Memória Globo. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  12. ^ "Eliane (1ª fase)" (in Portuguese). Gshow. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  13. ^ Redação Extra Online (29 November 2011). "Prêmio Extra de TV: Deborah Secco fica com o prêmio de melhor atriz coadjuvante" (in Portuguese). Extra Online. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  14. ^ Veja quem venceu na 56ª edição do "Oscar da TV"; confira a lista. SBT
  15. ^ [1]

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