Fernanda Torres

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Fernanda Torres
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Fernanda Torres in 2012
Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres

(1965-09-15) September 15, 1965 (age 54)[1]
Spouse(s)Gerald Thomas
Andrucha Waddington
Parent(s)Fernando Torres
Fernanda Montenegro
AwardsBest Actress Award (Cannes Film Festival)
1986 Love Me Forever or Never

Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres[1] (born September 15, 1965) is a Brazilian movie, stage and television actress and writer. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, the daughter of the Oscar-nominated actress Fernanda Montenegro and the actor Fernando Torres.

In May 1986, she received the Best Actress Award at Cannes Festival for Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar at the age of 20.[2]

She is married to movie producer and director Andrucha Waddington, who directed her and her mother in the 2005 film The House of Sand. They have two sons together, Joaquim (b. 2000) and Antônio (born on April 10, 2008). She is also the stepmother of João (b. 1993) and Pedro (b. 1995).

In 2003, she wrote her first script (O Redentor, 2004), with the assistance of her brother, cinematographer Cláudio Torres.

Selected filmography[edit]


  • 2013 – Fim (The End)[3]
  • 2017 – A Glória e seu Cortejo de Horrores[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1985 Gramado Film Festival Best Actress A Marvada Carne Won [5]
1986 Nantes Three Continents Festival Best Actress Com Licença, Eu Vou à Luta Won
1986 Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Love Me Forever or Never Won
1999 Brazilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema Best Actress Gêmeas Won
2000 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize Best Actress Traição Nominated
2000 São Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards Best Actress O Primeiro Dia Won
2001 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize Best Actress Gêmeas Nominated
2004 ACIE Awards Best Actress So Normal Nominated [6]
2006 Guadalajara International Film Festival Best Actress The House of Sand Won


  1. ^ a b Fernanda Torres, Memória Globo - Rede Globo (in Portuguese)
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Love Me Forever or Never". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-02. Retrieved 2009-07-11.
  3. ^ https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/fernanda-torres/the-end-torres/
  4. ^ "Fernanda Torres só e bem acompanhada". Trip (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  5. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0868639
  6. ^ http://www.premioaciedecinema.com.br/2004.htm

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