Braga, Sonia (1950–)

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Braga, Sonia (1950–)

Brazilian actress. Name variations: Sônia Braga. Born June 8, 1950, in Maringá Paraná, Brazil.

Made film debut in O Bandido da Luz Vermelha (1969); appeared as Lidia on tv series "Irmãos Coragem" (1970), as Flavia on "Selva de Pedra" (1972), as Gabriela on "Gabriela" (1975) and Gelly on "Chega Mais" (1980); starred in the film Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos (Doña Flor and Her Two Husbands, 1976); made English-language film debut in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), followed by The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), Moon over Parador (1988), The Rookie (1990), Roosters (1993), Perfume (2001), Angel Eyes (2001), Empire (2002) and Sea of Dreams (2004).