Maria Luísa Mendonça

Maria Luísa Mendonça

actress, director, writer

Maria Luísa Mendonça was born on Jan 30, 1970 in Brazil. Maria Luísa Mendonça's big-screen debut came with Foolish Heart directed by Hector Babenco in 1998. Maria Luísa Mendonça is known for Desnude directed by Carolina Jabor, Catharina Bellini stars as Self and Diogo Sales as Self. Maria Luísa Mendonça has got 5 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Maria Luísa Mendonça achieved is Prêmio Contigo Cinema, Brazil. The upcoming new movie Maria Luísa Mendonça plays is Horatio which will be released on Apr 11, 2019.

Maria Luisa Mendonça's mother is Lygia Maria Mendonça, a plastic artist. Her father is Newton Mendonça, a lawyer. Maria Luisa has a daughter with Rogério Gallo: Júlia. When she was 8, her older sister, Maria Fernanda, died. She likes to paint and to sculpture. In 2006 she made her debut as a theater director with the play "Essa nossa juventude". She was also the play's producer. She has a theater formation. Maria Luisa started her career in 1987 with the theater play "Véu de Noiva".

  • Birthday

    Jan 30, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Also known

    Maria Luíza Mendonça

Known For


5 wins & 7 nominations

Prêmio Contigo Cinema, Brazil
Best Supporting Actress (Melhor Atriz Coadjuvante)
Winner - Jury Award
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
Best Supporting Actress (Melhor Atriz Coadjuvante)
Winner - Première Brazil
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