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Gloria Pires

Biography

Mostly noted mainly because an actress of telenovelas including roles in Mulheres de Areia and O Rei do Gado, she’s also appeared within the big screen in the Academy Award nominated film O Quatrilho and other pictures aswell. She first made an appearance on tv as a kid in the telenovela A Pequena Orfa in the 1970s. She got tasks in the strike film Se European union Fosse Voce and its own sequel aswell as Lula, o filho perform Brasil. She was wedded to Fabio Junior from 1979 untl 1983 and later on wedded Orlando Morais in 1987. Her girl is celebrity Antonia Morais.

Quick Facts


Full Name Glória Pires
Date Of Birth August 23, 1963
Place Of Birth Brazil
Height 1.6 m
Profession TV Actress
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Orlando Morais, Fábio Jr.
Children Cléo Pires, Antonia Morais, Ana Morais, Bento Morais
Parents Antônio Carlos Pires, Elza Pires
Siblings Linda Pires
Awards Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro for Best Actress
Movies Reaching for the Moon, Nise: The Heart of Madness, O Quatrilho, Lula, Son of Brazil, If I Were You, If I Were You 2, Linda de Morrer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, India, Daughter of the Sun, Primo Basílio, Memories of Prison, The Inheritance, Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso 2, Se Eu Fosse Você 3, Irmã Dulce, Besame Mucho, Little Book of Love, The Long Haul
TV Shows Mulheres de Areia, Insensato Coração, Anjo Mau, Vale Tudo, Dancin' Days, O Rei do Gado, Belíssima, Paraíso Tropical, Babilônia, Suave Veneno, Direito de Amar, As Brasileiras, Água Viva, Selva de Pedra, Louco Amor, Partido Alto, O Dono do Mundo, Desejos de Mulher
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1She played the twin sisters Ruth and Raquel in the soap opera "Mulheres de Areia" (Sand Women) in 1993.
2Her daughter Cleo Pires posed for the Brazilian Playboy magazine in 2010. She was in the August cover.
3As a child, after being refused by director Daniel Filho, she almost gave her career up. He had told her she had much talent, but wasn't beautiful enough for that part. Years later, she was convinced by her father, actor Antônio Carlos, to test for the soap "Dancin' Days" (1978). This time she got the part of the teen Marisa, daughter of Sonia Braga's character. The soap was a blockbuster and Glória won an important award for most promising actress of the year.
4Her character Maria de Fátima of "Vale Tudo" (1988) is considered one of the most unforgettable villains of Brazilian TV. She was just 25 then and shared the "Troféu Imprensa" award with the big dame of Brazilian theatre Beatriz Segall, another great villain of this soap.
5Has a sister named Linda Pires.
6The headquarters of the Elza Pires Social Institute (Projecto Casazul - Blue House Project) is in Glória Pires old house where she lived with her parents and sister.
7In 1995, with the movie "O Quatrilho", Glória won APCA Award and Viña Del Mar Cinema Festival Award for best actress.
8In 1994 she won APCA (São Paulo Art Critics Association) Award for best TV actress for her role in "Memorial de Maria Moura".
9Won Press Award in 1993 for best actress of the year for her role as twins in the soap "Mulheres de Areia".
10In 1978 Glória won APCA (São Paulo Art Critics Association) Award for revelation actress.
11Between 1998 and 1999 Glória and her family lived in Los Angeles to have some privacy.
12In 1974 she worked in several comedy programs like "Faça humor e não faça a guerra" (Make humor and don't do the war) where she worked with her father, Antônio Carlos.
13Glória was 7 years old when she made her TV debut in the soap "A pequena órfã".
14In 1978, Glória won the Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte Award (Art Critics Associacion of São Paulo) for revelation actress for her role in the soap "Dancing Days".
15Mother of three girls: Cleo Pires (with Fábio Jr.), Antonia Morais, born on August 7th 1992, and Ana, born on July 10th 2000 (with Orlando Morais).
16She is a rare example of a prodigy actress as a child who became a great actress after growing up. Considered the best Brazilian actress of her generation.
17She has a son, with Orlando Morais, named Bento. Bento was born on 4 October 2004 and he is the first boy after 3 girls.
18Mother of actress Cleo Pires born on October 2th 1982 in Rio de Janeiro.
19Despite having done a lot of "novelas" (TV series) and a good amount of movies, she has never worked on stage, doing a play.
20Daughter of Antônio Carlos and Elza Pires.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Segredos de Justiça2016TV SeriesAndréa Pachá
Nise: O Coração da Loucura2015Nise da Silveira
Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso 22015Bel
Linda de Morrer2015Paula Lins (as Gloria Pires)
Babilônia2015TV SeriesBeatriz
Irmã Dulce2014Mãe de Dulce
Paraíso Tropical2007-2013TV SeriesLúcia
Flores Raras2013Lota de Macedo Soares
Guerra dos Sexos2012TV SeriesRoberta Leone (as Gloria Pires)
As Brasileiras2012TV SeriesÂngela Cristina
Insensato Coração2011TV SeriesNorma Pimentel
É Proibido Fumar2009Baby (as Gloria Pires)
Lula, o Filho do Brasil2009Dona Lindu
Se Eu Fosse Você 22009Helena (as Gloria Pires)
Primo Basílio2007Juliana
Belíssima2005-2006TV SeriesJúlia Assunpção / Júlia
Se Eu Fosse Você2006Helena
Desejos de Mulher2002TV SeriesJúlia Moreno
A Partilha2001Selma
Suave Veneno1999TV SeriesInês / Lavínia
Anjo Mau1997TV SeriesNice Noronha
O Guarani1997Isabel
Little Book of Love1997Bel
O Rei do Gado1996TV SeriesRafaela Berdinazi / Marieta
O Quatrilho1995Pierina
Memorial de Maria Moura1994TV Mini-SeriesMaria Moura
Mulheres de Areia1993TV SeriesRuth Araújo / Raquel Araújo
O Dono do Mundo1991TV SeriesEstela Maciel
Mico Preto1990TV SeriesSarita
The Long Haul1988Sandra
Vale Tudo1988TV SeriesMaria de Fátima Accioly
Besame Mucho1987
Direito de Amar1987TV SeriesRosália Medeiros
O Tempo e o Vento1985TV Mini-SeriesAna Terra
Partido Alto1984TV SeriesCelina
Memórias do Cárcere1984Heloísa (Graciliano's Wife)
Louco Amor1983TV SeriesCláudia
India, Daughter of the Sun1982Put Koi
As Três Marias1980TV SeriesMaria José
Água Viva1980TV SeriesSandra
Cabocla1979TV SeriesZuca
Dancin' Days1978TV SeriesMarisa
Duas Vidas1976TV SeriesLetícia
O Semideus1973TV SeriesIone
Satiricom1973TV Series 1973
Chico City1973TV Series 1973
Selva de Pedra1972TV SeriesGlorinha
Sombra de Suspeita1972TV Movie
Faça Humor, Não Faça Guerra1970TV Series 1970
A Muralha1968TV Series
A Pequena Órfã1968TV Series

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
É Proibido Fumar2009musician - as Gloria Pires

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
É Proibido Fumar2009performer: "Tatuagem"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mundo VIP1996-1997TV SeriesHerself
Na Cama Com...1993TV SeriesHerself (1993)
Roberto Carlos Especial1986TV SeriesHerself
Ensaios: O Corpo Feminino2016TV SeriesHerself
Fantástico2013-2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Bela Cozinha2014TV SeriesHerself
Domingão do Faustão2005-2013TV SeriesHerself
Programa do Jô2013TV SeriesHerself
Estrelas2013TV SeriesHerself
Esquenta!2013TV SeriesHerself
vem_aí2013TV SpecialHerself - Audience (uncredited)
Na Moral2012TV SeriesHerself
Eu Eu Eu José Lewgoy2011DocumentaryHerself
Superbonita2000TV SeriesHerself (2012)
Globos de Ouro 19971998TV MovieHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Honorary AwardExtra Television Awards, Brazil
2015Special AwardPrêmio Contigo, Brazil
2015Best Actress AwardTokyo International Film FestivalNise: O Coração da Loucura (2015)
2014Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Flores Raras (2013)
2012APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsTelevision: Best Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz)Insensato Coração (2011)
2011ACIE AwardACIE Awards, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Lula, o Filho do Brasil (2009)
2011Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Lula, o Filho do Brasil (2009)
2011Andorinha TrophyCineport - Portuguese Film FestivalBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Lula, o Filho do Brasil (2009)
2011Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilTelevision: Best Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz)Insensato Coração (2011)
2010Jury AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2010Audience AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2010Critics AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2010Audience AwardSESC Film Festival, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2010APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2009Candango TrophyBrazilia Festival of Brazilian CinemaBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2008Audience AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Supporting Actress (Melhor Atriz Coadjuvante)Primo Basílio (2007)
2007Audience AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Se Eu Fosse Você (2006)
2007Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Primo Basílio (2007)
1997ContigoPrêmio Contigo, BrazilBest Villain - Female (Melhor Vilã)O Rei do Gado (1996)
1996APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)O Quatrilho (1995)
1995Best ActressHavana Film FestivalO Quatrilho (1995)
1994APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsTelevision: Best Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz)Mulheres de Areia (1993)
1994Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Mulheres de Areia (1993)
1992APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsTelevision: Best Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz)O Dono do Mundo (1991)
1989APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsTelevision: Best Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz)Vale Tudo (1988)
1979APCA TrophySão Paulo Association of Art Critics AwardsTelevision: Most Promising Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz Revelação)Dancin' Days (1978)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Supporting Actress (Melhor Atriz Coadjuvante)Irmã Dulce (2014)
2015Extra AwardExtra Television Awards, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Babilônia (2015)
2012ContigoPrêmio Contigo, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Insensato Coração (2011)
2012Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Insensato Coração (2011)
2011Extra AwardExtra Television Awards, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Insensato Coração (2011)
2010ACIE AwardACIE Awards, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2010Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Se Eu Fosse Você 2 (2009)
2010Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)É Proibido Fumar (2009)
2009Jury AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Se Eu Fosse Você 2 (2009)
2008ACIE AwardACIE Awards, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Primo Basílio (2007)
2008Jury AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Supporting Actress (Melhor Atriz Coadjuvante)Primo Basílio (2007)
2008Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Paraíso Tropical (2007)
2007Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Se Eu Fosse Você (2006)
2007Jury AwardPrêmio Contigo Cinema, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Se Eu Fosse Você (2006)
2007Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Belíssima (2005)
2006ContigoPrêmio Contigo, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Belíssima (2005)
2006Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilTelevision: Best Actress (Televisão: Melhor Atriz)Belíssima (2005)
2006Prêmio QualidadePrêmio Qualidade, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Se Eu Fosse Você (2006)
2003ContigoPrêmio Contigo, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Desejos de Mulher (2002)
2002Cinema Brazil Grand PrizeCinema Brazil Grand PrizeBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)A Partilha (2001)
1998Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Anjo Mau (1997)
1997Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)O Rei do Gado (1996)
1995Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Memorial de Maria Moura (1994)
1992Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)O Dono do Mundo (1991)
1989Troféu ImprensaTroféu Imprensa, BrazilBest Actress (Melhor Atriz)Vale Tudo (1988)


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