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Catarina Furtado

Biography

Portuguese tv presenter who found success as the host from the music tv program Top + around the RTP network. She actually is also an celebrity who has made an appearance in movies like Killing Period. She analyzed dance in the Conservatorio Nacional in the 80’s and later on studied acting in the International College of Performing in London. She’s served like a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. She wedded acting professional Joao Reis, with whom she’s children called Maria and Joao. She received performing teaching at a studio room operate by renowned performing instructor Lee Strasberg.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth August 25, 1972
Place Of Birth Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.68 m
Profession TV Show Host
Nationality Portuguese
Spouse João Reis
Children Maria Beatriz Reis, João Maria Reis
Parents Joaquim Furtado, Helena Furtado
Siblings Marta Furtado
Movies Fatima, O Anjo da Guarda
TV Shows The Voice Portugal
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Cousin of actress Mafalda Vilhena.
2Catarina and João Reis are parents of a boy named João Maria (b. October 27th 2007 in Luz Hospital, Lisbon).
3Catarina studied in London International School of Acting (1995/1997).
4In 1991 she studied in CENJOR school, a school that forms journalists.
5She has a dance course from Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa (1990).
6She wrote, produced and presented some radio programs.
7Catarina has a stepdaughter (Maria) from João previous relation and a stepson (Francisco) from João relation to actress Joana Seixas.
8Catarina and husband, actor João Reis, are parents of a girl named Maria Beatriz (b.May 25th 2006 in Cruz Vermelha Hospital, Lisbon).
9Has a sister named Marta.
10Parents: Helena and Joaquim Furtado.
11She's a Tv host.
12Awarded the prestigious Ordem de Mérito (Grau Comendador), one of Portuguese's highest honors, by President Jorge Sampaio on June 10th 2005.
13She represents Portugal as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations.
14She has done a variety of work for Portugal's leading media companies such as RTP, SIC, Radio Comercial, and Antena 3, as a host, interviewer, actress, and spokesperson.
15Speaks Portuguese, English and French.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Os Filhos do Rock2014TV SeriesIsabel
À Espera2013Short
Liberdade 212011TV SeriesSerena
Cidade Despida2010TV SeriesAna Belmonte
Animal2005Kissed Woman
Love Online2005TV MovieLaura
Música no Ar2005TV SeriesVarious Roles
A Ferreirinha2004TV SeriesAna Plácido
Maria E as Outras2004Maria
Ganância2001TV SeriesIsabel Melo Gomes
Uma Noite Inesquecível2001TV MovieActress on TV (uncredited)
Teorema de Pitágoras2001TV MovieRute
A Minha Familia É Uma Animação2001TV Series
Cruzamentos2000TV SeriesSara
Uma Aventura2000TV SeriesMatilde
A Noiva2000TV MovieLaura
O Lampião da Estrela2000TV MovieCristina
Jornalistas2000TV SeriesDiana Silvestre
Siamese Cop1998Rosa
Sweet Nightmare1998Carolina
Longe da Vista1998Visitor
O Anjo da Guarda1998Dancer
Fatima1997TV MovieMargarida
Drinking & Bleeding1997ShortAnna
Killing Time1997Short
Summer Moments1996Short
Amor & Alquimia1995ShortPretty Rich Girl
O Assassino da Voz Meiga1994ShortThief
'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar1990Isle of Love Woman (uncredited)
Xutos & Pontapés - Sai Prá Rua1987TV MovieVictim

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Príncipes do Nada2005-2012TV Series 39 episodes
Outras Histórias2010TV Series
Dar Vida Sem Morrer2009TV Series writer
O Buraco2006TV Movie idea / story
Pequenos em Grande2005TV Series
Catarina.com2002TV Series
Uma Noite de Sonho1996TV Series
A Grande Noite1994TV Movie
As Nossas Estrelas1994TV Movie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sociedade Recreativa2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Impossible Choices2016ShortHerself
Só Visto!2013-2015TV SeriesHerself
Cook Off: Duelo de Sabores2015TV SeriesHerself - Host
Você na TV!2015TV SeriesHerself
A Tarde é Sua2015TV SeriesHerself
Há Tarde2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Chefs' Academy2013-2015TV SeriesHerself - Host
Agora Nós2014TV SeriesHerself
Boa Tarde2014TV SeriesHerself
The Voice Portugal2014TV SeriesHerself - Host
Prémios Lumen: Gala RTP 57 Anos2014TV MovieHerself - Host
Câmara Exclusiva2014TV SeriesHerself (2014)
Globos de Ouro 20122013TV MovieHerself
Feitos ao Bife2013TV SeriesHerself - Host
Circo de Natal 20122012TV MovieHerself - Host
Um Por Todos2012TV MovieHerself - Host
Herman 20102012TV SeriesHerself
Príncipes do Nada2006-2012TV SeriesHerself (Host)
5 Para a Meia Noite2010-2012TV SeriesHerself
Com amor se paga2012TV SeriesHerself - Host
O Grande Teatro do Mundo2012TV MovieHerself - Host
Gala Prémio Autores2012TV MovieHerself - Host
Circo de Natal RTP2011TV MovieHerself - Host
Gala Estrela Maior2011TV MovieHerself - Host
A Voz de Portugal2011TV SeriesHerself - Host
Cinco Sentidos2011TV SeriesHerself (2011)
Quem Tramou Peter Pan?2011TV SeriesHerself - Host
Quem Quer Ser Milionário?2011TV SeriesHerself
2ª Gala Prémio Autores2011TV MovieHerself - Host
Dá-me Música2009-2010TV SeriesHerself - Host
Fama Show2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
Dança Comigo2006-2009TV SeriesHerself - Host
Episódio Especial2009TV SeriesHerself
Luís de Matos Mistérios2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Dar Vida Sem Morrer2009TV SeriesHerself (host)
A Minha Geração2008TV SeriesHerself - Host
Jogo Duplo2008TV SeriesHerself - Host (100th Edition)
À Procura de Sally2008TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Sexta à Noite2008TV SeriesHerself
Gala Causa Maior2007TV MovieHerself - Host
Cuidado com a Língua2007TV SeriesHerself
Gala RTP 50 Anos2007TV MovieHerself - Host
Gala Contra - 1 Década2006TV MovieHerself
Pequenos em Grande2005TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Gala Pirilampo Mágico2005TV MovieHerself - Host
Um Contra Todos2004TV SeriesHerself
Festival da Canção 20042004TV MovieHerself - Host
Portugal no Coração2003TV SeriesHerself (2010)
Festa do Gil2003TV MovieHerself - Host
Globos de Ouro 20022003TV MovieHerself - Best TV Presenter
Festival RTP da Canção 20032003TV MovieHerself - Host
Operação Triunfo2003TV SeriesHerself (Host)
HermanSIC2000-2002TV SeriesHerself
Globos de Ouro 20012002TV MovieHerself - Host
Catarina.com2002TV SeriesHerself - Host
Mundo VIP1997-2001TV SeriesHerself
Às Duas Por Três2001TV SeriesHerself - Guest (2001)
MTV Video Music Awards 20012001TV Special
Globos de Ouro 20002001TV MovieHerself - Host
Noites Marcianas2001TV SeriesHerself
Globos de Ouro 19992000TV MovieHerself - Host
As Mais Belas Canções de Natal1999TV MovieHerself - Host
Globos de Ouro 19981999TV MovieHerself - Host
Pequenos e Terríveis1999TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Herman 981998TV SeriesHerself
Globos de Ouro 19971998TV MovieHerself - Host
Canções da Nossa Vida1998TV SeriesHerself (1998)
Geração Fantástica1998TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Faltam 2 Anos para o Ano 20001997TV MovieHerself
Magacine1997TV SeriesHerself
Gala 5º Aniversário SIC1997TV MovieHerself
Gala Super Model of the World1997TV MovieHerself - Host
Globos de Ouro 19961997TV MovieHerself - Host
Uma Noite de Sonho1996TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Jet 71996TV SeriesHerself
Ligações Perigosas1996TV SeriesHerself (1996)
Globos de Ouro 19951996TV MovieHerself - Host
Alta Voltagem1996TV SeriesHerself (1997)
Falatório1996TV SeriesHerself (1996)
Ilusões1996TV SeriesHerself (1996)
O Filme da Minha Vida1996TV SeriesHerself (1997)
Praça da Alegria1995TV SeriesHerself (2001)
A Grande Noite1994TV MovieHerself - Host
As Nossas Estrelas1994TV MovieHerself - Host
Prémios Bordalo 19931994TV MovieHerself
Caça ao Tesouro1994TV SeriesHerself - Host
86-60-861994TV SeriesHerself (1997)
Grandes Planos1993TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Chuva de Estrelas1993TV SeriesHerself - Host
Top +1991TV SeriesHerself (Host) (1991-1992)
Fungágá da Bicharada1976TV SeriesHerself (1978)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Golden GlobeGolden Globes, PortugalBest Entertainment HostCatarina.com (2002)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actress - Drama SeriesCidade Despida (2010)


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#Trademark
1Beauty mark on her chin


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