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


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Os Filhos do Rock 2014 TV Series Isabel
À Espera 2013 Short
Liberdade 21 2011 TV Series Serena
Cidade Despida 2010 TV Series Ana Belmonte
Animal 2005 Kissed Woman
Love Online 2005 TV Movie Laura
Música no Ar 2005 TV Series Various Roles
A Ferreirinha 2004 TV Series Ana Plácido
Maria E as Outras 2004 Maria
Ganância 2001 TV Series Isabel Melo Gomes
Uma Noite Inesquecível 2001 TV Movie Actress on TV (uncredited)
Teorema de Pitágoras 2001 TV Movie Rute
A Minha Familia É Uma Animação 2001 TV Series
Cruzamentos 2000 TV Series Sara
Uma Aventura 2000 TV Series Matilde
A Noiva 2000 TV Movie Laura
O Lampião da Estrela 2000 TV Movie Cristina
Jornalistas 2000 TV Series Diana Silvestre
Siamese Cop 1998 Rosa
Sweet Nightmare 1998 Carolina
Longe da Vista 1998 Visitor
O Anjo da Guarda 1998 Dancer
Fatima 1997 TV Movie Margarida
Drinking & Bleeding 1997 Short Anna
Killing Time 1997 Short
Summer Moments 1996 Short
Amor & Alquimia 1995 Short Pretty Rich Girl
O Assassino da Voz Meiga 1994 Short Thief
'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar 1990 Isle of Love Woman (uncredited)
Xutos & Pontapés - Sai Prá Rua 1987 TV Movie Victim

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Príncipes do Nada 2005-2012 TV Series 39 episodes
Outras Histórias 2010 TV Series
Dar Vida Sem Morrer 2009 TV Series writer
O Buraco 2006 TV Movie idea / story
Pequenos em Grande 2005 TV Series
Catarina.com 2002 TV Series
Uma Noite de Sonho 1996 TV Series
A Grande Noite 1994 TV Movie
As Nossas Estrelas 1994 TV Movie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sociedade Recreativa 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
Impossible Choices 2016 Short Herself
Só Visto! 2013-2015 TV Series Herself
Cook Off: Duelo de Sabores 2015 TV Series Herself - Host
Você na TV! 2015 TV Series Herself
A Tarde é Sua 2015 TV Series Herself
Há Tarde 2014-2015 TV Series Herself
Chefs' Academy 2013-2015 TV Series Herself - Host
Agora Nós 2014 TV Series Herself
Boa Tarde 2014 TV Series Herself
The Voice Portugal 2014 TV Series Herself - Host
Prémios Lumen: Gala RTP 57 Anos 2014 TV Movie Herself - Host
Câmara Exclusiva 2014 TV Series Herself (2014)
Globos de Ouro 2012 2013 TV Movie Herself
Feitos ao Bife 2013 TV Series Herself - Host
Circo de Natal 2012 2012 TV Movie Herself - Host
Um Por Todos 2012 TV Movie Herself - Host
Herman 2010 2012 TV Series Herself
Príncipes do Nada 2006-2012 TV Series Herself (Host)
5 Para a Meia Noite 2010-2012 TV Series Herself
Com amor se paga 2012 TV Series Herself - Host
O Grande Teatro do Mundo 2012 TV Movie Herself - Host
Gala Prémio Autores 2012 TV Movie Herself - Host
Circo de Natal RTP 2011 TV Movie Herself - Host
Gala Estrela Maior 2011 TV Movie Herself - Host
A Voz de Portugal 2011 TV Series Herself - Host
Cinco Sentidos 2011 TV Series Herself (2011)
Quem Tramou Peter Pan? 2011 TV Series Herself - Host
Quem Quer Ser Milionário? 2011 TV Series Herself
2ª Gala Prémio Autores 2011 TV Movie Herself - Host
Dá-me Música 2009-2010 TV Series Herself - Host
Fama Show 2009-2010 TV Series Herself
Dança Comigo 2006-2009 TV Series Herself - Host
Episódio Especial 2009 TV Series Herself
Luís de Matos Mistérios 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
Dar Vida Sem Morrer 2009 TV Series Herself (host)
A Minha Geração 2008 TV Series Herself - Host
Jogo Duplo 2008 TV Series Herself - Host (100th Edition)
À Procura de Sally 2008 TV Series Herself (Host)
Sexta à Noite 2008 TV Series Herself
Gala Causa Maior 2007 TV Movie Herself - Host
Cuidado com a Língua 2007 TV Series Herself
Gala RTP 50 Anos 2007 TV Movie Herself - Host
Gala Contra - 1 Década 2006 TV Movie Herself
Pequenos em Grande 2005 TV Series Herself (Host)
Gala Pirilampo Mágico 2005 TV Movie Herself - Host
Um Contra Todos 2004 TV Series Herself
Festival da Canção 2004 2004 TV Movie Herself - Host
Portugal no Coração 2003 TV Series Herself (2010)
Festa do Gil 2003 TV Movie Herself - Host
Globos de Ouro 2002 2003 TV Movie Herself - Best TV Presenter
Festival RTP da Canção 2003 2003 TV Movie Herself - Host
Operação Triunfo 2003 TV Series Herself (Host)
HermanSIC 2000-2002 TV Series Herself
Globos de Ouro 2001 2002 TV Movie Herself - Host
Catarina.com 2002 TV Series Herself - Host
Mundo VIP 1997-2001 TV Series Herself
Às Duas Por Três 2001 TV Series Herself - Guest (2001)
MTV Video Music Awards 2001 2001 TV Special
Globos de Ouro 2000 2001 TV Movie Herself - Host
Noites Marcianas 2001 TV Series Herself
Globos de Ouro 1999 2000 TV Movie Herself - Host
As Mais Belas Canções de Natal 1999 TV Movie Herself - Host
Globos de Ouro 1998 1999 TV Movie Herself - Host
Pequenos e Terríveis 1999 TV Series Herself (Host)
Herman 98 1998 TV Series Herself
Globos de Ouro 1997 1998 TV Movie Herself - Host
Canções da Nossa Vida 1998 TV Series Herself (1998)
Geração Fantástica 1998 TV Series Herself (Host)
Faltam 2 Anos para o Ano 2000 1997 TV Movie Herself
Magacine 1997 TV Series Herself
Gala 5º Aniversário SIC 1997 TV Movie Herself
Gala Super Model of the World 1997 TV Movie Herself - Host
Globos de Ouro 1996 1997 TV Movie Herself - Host
Uma Noite de Sonho 1996 TV Series Herself (Host)
Jet 7 1996 TV Series Herself
Ligações Perigosas 1996 TV Series Herself (1996)
Globos de Ouro 1995 1996 TV Movie Herself - Host
Alta Voltagem 1996 TV Series Herself (1997)
Falatório 1996 TV Series Herself (1996)
Ilusões 1996 TV Series Herself (1996)
O Filme da Minha Vida 1996 TV Series Herself (1997)
Praça da Alegria 1995 TV Series Herself (2001)
A Grande Noite 1994 TV Movie Herself - Host
As Nossas Estrelas 1994 TV Movie Herself - Host
Prémios Bordalo 1993 1994 TV Movie Herself
Caça ao Tesouro 1994 TV Series Herself - Host
86-60-86 1994 TV Series Herself (1997)
Grandes Planos 1993 TV Series Herself (Host)
Chuva de Estrelas 1993 TV Series Herself - Host
Top + 1991 TV Series Herself (Host) (1991-1992)
Fungágá da Bicharada 1976 TV Series Herself (1978)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Golden Globe Golden Globes, Portugal Best Entertainment Host Catarina.com (2002)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Golden Nymph Monte-Carlo TV Festival Outstanding Actress - Drama Series Cidade Despida (2010)


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1 Beauty mark on her chin


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