Here are 13 famous actresses from Brazil were born in 1958:
Maitê Proença (January 28, 1958 São Paulo-) otherwise known as Maite Proenca, Maitê Proença Gallo or Maetê Proença is a Brazilian actor, presenter and author. She has one child, Maria Marinho.
Proença began her acting career in the late 1970s and has since appeared in numerous Brazilian TV shows, films and theatrical productions. Her breakthrough role came in the 1987 miniseries "O Pagador de Promessas", which earned her critical acclaim and several awards.
Aside from her acting career, Proença has also dabbled in presenting and writing. She has hosted talk shows and documentaries and has authored several books, including "Uma Vida Inventada" and "É Duro Ser Cabra na Etiópia".
In addition to her artistic pursuits, Proença is also an activist and advocate for various social and environmental causes. She has worked with organizations such as Greenpeace and SOS Mata Atlântica to raise awareness about issues like deforestation and climate change.
Proença remains a well-respected figure in Brazilian entertainment and continues to take on challenging roles and projects across various mediums.
Carla Ribas (March 26, 1958 Rio de Janeiro-) is a Brazilian actor.
She started her career in Brazilian theatre and went on to appear in numerous films and television shows. Ribas is best known for her critically acclaimed performance in the 2007 film "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation," for which she won a Best Actress award at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival. In addition to her work in front of the camera, Ribas is also a stage director and acting coach. She has been involved in numerous theatrical productions in Brazil and has taught acting workshops both in her home country and abroad. Throughout her career, Ribas has continuously pushed the boundaries of Brazilian cinema and theatre and has become one of the most respected actresses in the country.
Nicole Puzzi (May 17, 1958 Floraí-) also known as Tereza Nicole Puzzi Ferreira is a Brazilian actor. Her child is called Dominique Brand.
Nicole Puzzi is best known for her work in Brazilian cinema in the 1980s, where she starred in a number of sexually explicit films. Some of her notable works include Os Sete Gatinhos (1980), Amor Estranho Amor (1982), and A Dama do Lotação (1984), which gained widespread attention for its controversial plot. Puzzi was also a popular TV personality in Brazil, hosting a number of shows throughout the 1990s and 2000s. She has since retired from acting, but remains a prominent figure in Brazilian media.
Márcia Fraga (February 19, 1958 São Paulo-) a.k.a. Marcia Fraga is a Brazilian actor.
Marcia Fraga is known for her various roles in Brazilian film, television, and theater productions. She began her acting career in the 1970s and has since become a beloved figure in the Brazilian entertainment industry. In addition to her acting work, she is also a notable voice-over artist and has lent her voice to numerous animated films and television shows. Fraga has won several awards for her work, including Best Supporting Actress at the Festival de Gramado in 1996. She continues to inspire and entertain audiences with her versatile performances and dedication to her craft.
Nádia Destro (June 1, 1958 São Paulo-) a.k.a. Nadia Destro is a Brazilian actor.
Throughout her career, Nádia has appeared in a number of popular Brazilian television series and films. She began her acting career in the 1980s, gaining recognition for her work on the TV Globo telenovela "Guerra dos Sexos" in 1983. Nádia is also known for her roles in films such as "O Rei do Rio" (1985), "Hércules" (1983), and "Prova de Fogo" (1990).
Apart from acting, Nádia has also worked as a voice actress, lending her voice to a number of characters in animated films and television series. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Nádia is actively involved in social and environmental causes, serving as a spokesperson for various organizations advocating for animal welfare, gender equality, and environmental conservation.
Cássia Kis (January 6, 1958 São Caetano do Sul-) also known as Cassia Kiss, Cássia Kiss Magro, Cássia Kiss or Cássia Kis Magro is a Brazilian actor. She has four children, Maria Cândida Fonseca, Pedro Miguel Brandão, Joaquim Maria Fonseca and Pedro Gabriel Brandão.
Cássia Kis began her career on the stage, in productions such as "Hamlet" and "The Marriage of Figaro". She later transitioned to television, and has appeared in numerous telenovelas and series including "Vale Tudo", "Renascer", and "Mulheres de Areia". In addition to her acting work, she has also directed plays and worked as a voice actress.
Kis has garnered critical acclaim for her work and has received multiple awards for her performances, including the APCA Trophy for Best Actress for her role in the play "Frozen". She is also a UNICEF ambassador, supporting children's rights and issues related to child labor.
Aside from her acting career and humanitarian work, Kis is known for her unique and striking appearance, often sporting her trademark shaved head. She has been vocal about her decision to shave her head after experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.
Mônica Torres (January 20, 1958 Brazil-) is a Brazilian actor. Her children are called Isabel Wilker, Francisco Antony and Stephanie Antony.
Mônica Torres began her acting career in the 1970s, appearing in several Brazilian soap operas and films. Her performances on screen earned her critical acclaim and a large fan following in Brazil. Throughout her career, Torres has worked with some of the most prominent names in the Brazilian entertainment industry.
Apart from her work in films and television shows, Torres is also a stage actress and a celebrated voice artist. She has lent her voice to various characters in animated movies and TV series, and her performances have garnered numerous accolades.
In addition to her successful career in acting, Mônica Torres is also known for her philanthropic work. She has been actively involved in several organizations that focus on improving the lives of people in Brazil. Torres has also been an advocate for various social causes, including issues related to women's rights and child welfare.
Today, Mônica Torres is regarded as one of Brazil's most respected and talented actors, with a career spanning several decades. Her work both on and off screen has made a significant impact on Brazilian society, and she continues to inspire many with her dedication and passion.
Totia Meireles (October 11, 1958 Cuiabá-) is a Brazilian actor.
She began her acting career in the theater and later transitioned to television and film. Meireles has appeared in numerous Brazilian telenovelas and TV series, including "Gabriela," "A Favorita," and "A Regra do Jogo." She has also acted in films such as "Olga" and "O Contador de Histórias." Meireles has received several awards for her work, including the Best Actress award at the Gramado Film Festival in 2009. In addition to acting, she is also a published author and has written a book titled "Açúcar Amargo."
Elisa Lucinda (February 2, 1958 Cariacica-) is a Brazilian actor, teacher, poet, writer, journalist and singer. She has one child, Juliano Avancini.
Elisa Lucinda was born in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil, and began her career as an actor in the early 1980s. She quickly became recognized for her talent and versatility, appearing in numerous theatre productions, films, and television series. In addition to her work in the performing arts, Lucinda is also a renowned poet and has published several collections of her work. She has been awarded numerous prizes and accolades for her poetry, including the prestigious Jabuti Prize. Lucinda is also a highly respected journalist and has written for several major publications in Brazil. In recent years, she has been active as a teacher, giving courses and workshops on poetry, literature, and performance. In addition, she has released several albums as a singer, showcasing her powerful, soulful voice. Despite her many accomplishments, Lucinda remains committed to social justice and often incorporates themes of race, gender, and class in her work.
Olivia Byington (December 24, 1958 Rio de Janeiro-) is a Brazilian singer, actor and film score composer. She has one child, Gregorio Duvivier.
Olivia Byington comes from a family of artists. Her father, João de Aquino, was a composer, and her mother, Giselda Byington, was a poet and translator. Olivia began her music career in the 1970s, as part of the vocal group Turma do Pilão. In the 1980s, she released her first solo album, "Olivia Byington", and went on to record several more.
In addition to her music career, Olivia has also worked as an actress, appearing in films such as "Pra Frente, Brasil" and "O Que é Isso, Companheiro?". She has also composed music for films, including the score for "O Mandarim" in 1995.
In recent years, Olivia has been involved in activism, particularly in animal rights and environmental causes. She has also collaborated with other musicians on projects promoting peace and social justice.
Denise Emmer (June 18, 1958 Rio de Janeiro-) also known as Denise Emmer Gerhardt Dias Gomes is a Brazilian poet, songwriter, singer, cellist, writer and actor.
She was born into a family which was heavily involved in the arts. Her father, Dias Gomes, was a well-known playwright and her mother, Janete Clair, was a TV writer. Emmer began her artistic journey at a very young age, learning to play the piano and the cello.
As a poet, she has published numerous collections of poetry, many of which have been translated into multiple languages. Her work has been recognized with prestigious awards such as the Casa de las Américas Prize and the Brazilian National Library Foundation Award.
Apart from her work as a poet, Emmer has also ventured into writing and acting in plays, films, and television series. She has also recorded several albums and collaborated with renowned Brazilian musicians, such as João Bosco, Guinga, and Nana Caymmi.
In addition to her artistic pursuits, Emmer has also been involved in social and environmental causes, particularly advocating for the Amazon rainforest and indigenous rights.
Débora Olivieri (January 17, 1958 São Paulo-) a.k.a. Débora Ita Szafran or Debora Olivieri is a Brazilian actor.
She began her career in the 1970s as a model, and soon after made her television debut in the soap opera "Gabriela" in 1975. Olivieri has since appeared in a number of TV shows, films, and theater productions, and is best known for her roles in "Vale Tudo", "Ti Ti Ti", and "O Clone". She has received critical acclaim for her performances and has been nominated for several awards, including the Contigo! Prize for Best Supporting Actress in 2004 for her role in "Celebridade". In addition to her acting career, Olivieri is also a trained psychologist and has written several health and wellness books.
Bia Lessa (June 10, 1958 São Paulo-) is a Brazilian film director and actor.
She has directed several award-winning films and theater productions, including "Beijo no Asfalto" and "The Pillowman". She began her career as an actress, appearing in numerous television shows and movies before transitioning to directing. In addition to her work in the creative arts, Lessa is also known for her activism and advocacy for social justice causes, particularly focused on LGBTQ+ rights in Brazil. She has received numerous awards for both her artistic and activist work.