Sônia Braga

Born Jun 8, 1950
Age 66
Hometown Maringá
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Weight 63 lbs (28.6 kg) ...
Measurements 34 B -24-36
Nationality Brazilian

Sônia Maria Campos Braga is a Brazilian actress. She has been nominated for both a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sônia Braga.


1950 Birth Born on June 8, 1950.


1975 25 Years Old Sonia Braga was born in Maringá, Paraná State, Brazil, the daughter of Maria José "Zeze" Braga, a seamstress, and a realtor father. In 1975, she became famous in Brazil with the telenovela Gabriela (based on the book Gabriela, Cravo e Canela by Jorge Amado). … Read More
1976 26 Years Old Braga made another notable Jorge Amado adaptation, when she played the lead role in the film Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands ("Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos") in 1976.
1978 28 Years Old She made appearances in several Brazilian blockbuster films such as Lady on the Bus ("A Dama do Lotação") in 1978 and I Love You ("Eu Te Amo" in Portuguese) in 1981.


1983 33 Years Old She achieved international recognition with her title role in Gabriela, the film adaptation of Jorge Amado's novel, in 1983. … Read More


1995 45 Years Old Sônia Braga was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1995 in the category of "outstanding supporting actress in a mini series or special" for the role of Regina De Carvalho in The Burning Season. … Read More


2007 57 Years Old In 2007, she accepted a part on a Brazilian prime time soap opera, Páginas da Vida, and then in the Portuguese language version of the American TV series Desperate Housewives. … Read More
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