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Maria Eugénia

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Occupation  Actress
Years active  1931–1948
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Born  1 April 1927 (1927-04-01) Lisbon, Portugal
Other names  Maria Eugenia Rodrigues Branco
Died  25 August 2016, Lisbon, Portugal
Spouse  António Pinto do Amaral (m. 1947)
Movies  When the Angels Sleep, Unexpected Conflict
Children  Fernando Pinto do Amaral, António Alcino Amaral
Parents  Francisco José da Silva Branco, Laura Augusta da Silva Rodrigues
Siblings  Maria Antonieta Rodrigues Branco

Maria Eugénia (1 April 1927 – 25 August 2016) was a Portuguese stage and film actress. She appeared in seven Portuguese and Spanish films in the late 1940s. Eugénia appeared opposite the Italian actor Amedeo Nazzari in a couple of Barcelona-made films including the comedy Unexpected Conflict (1948). She received an offer from Vittorio De Sica to work with him, but she turned it down.

Eugénia came from an artistic family, and was the daughter of a musician. She retired from acting following her marriage. She is the mother of the Portuguese poet Fernando Pinto do Amaral.

Selected filmography

  • A Menina da Rádio (1944)
  • When the Angels Sleep (1947)
  • O Leão da Estrela (1947)
  • Unexpected Conflict (1948)
  • References

    Maria Eugénia Wikipedia

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