Fernanda Montenegro

Birth Name: Fernanda Montenegro
Born: 1929
Birth Place: Brazil

For much of the next decade, she concentrated on stage and TV roles appearing only in one film. "Everything's Fine/Tudo Bem" (1977) which earned her a Best Actress citation at the Taorima Film Festival. In the early 80s. after a turn in the comedy-drama "Eles nao Usam Black-Tie/They Don't Wear Black Tie" (1981), Montenegro had a stage triumph in the title role of "The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant" which ran for three years and earned her numerous accolades. A frequent presence on telenovelas, the actress continued to make infrequent film appearances, like portraying a fortune teller in "A Hora de Estrela/Hour of the Star" (1985) and acted with her husband Fernando Torres in "Veja Esta Canc...

Continue Bio

Popular Movies:

Rio, I Love You

Love in the Time of Cholera

The House of Sand

The Other Side of the Street

Central Station

Four Days in September

A Hora da Estrela

Eles Nao Usam Black Tie

More Credits

Worked With: