Alice Braga is a Brazilian actress who is well-known for working in Brazilian and American films and television shows.
Date of birth
Alice Braga Moraes was born on April 15, 1983 in São Paulo, Brazil.
She was born to Ana Braga and Nico Moraes. Her mother, her aunts, Sônia and Maria Braga, and her uncle Júlio Braga are all actors. They often took her to film sets with them, which gave her an early exposure to acting. Her sister Rita Moraes went on to become a film producer.
Early life and Education
As a child, Braga acted in school plays and commercials. She did her elementary schooling in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and after her parents relocated to the United States, she attended a high school in Los Angeles. Even though she began appearing in films during her teenage years, she took a break from showbiz to complete her university education. She can speak Portuguese, Spanish and English fluently.
She was in a relationship with Mexican actor Diego Luna in 2004-05. She revealed in an interview in 2008 that she ended her relationship because she was young and not ready for marriage. In January 2020, Braga revealed she has been in a three year relationship with actress Bianca Comparato.
Not yet established.
In 2006, Alice Braga made her English-language debut with a role in Eric Eason's independent film 'Journey to the End of the Night', appearing alongside Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, and Catalina Sandino Moreno.
After appearing in a few small roles, she was cast opposite Will Smith in the hit film 'I Am Legend' (2007).
The next year, she had starring roles in the films 'Redbelt' and 'Blindness', which had Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo as main characters.
In 2009, she appeared as Mireya Sánchez in the crime-drama film 'Crossing Over' alongside Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, and Ashley Judd.
In 2010, she appeared as Beth in 'Repo Men' and as Isabelle in 'Predators'.
The following year, she played Angelina Vargas in the supernatural horror film 'The Rite'.
In 2012, she acted in the film 'On the Road', had a guest role in the Brazilian TV series 'As Brasileiras' and appeared in the documentary film 'City of God - 10 Years Later'.
She then starred opposite Matt Damon in Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi action film 'Elysium'.
Year 2014 saw her in starring roles in 'Latitudes', 'The Ardor', and 'Kill Me Three Times', the last two of which received mixed to negative reviews from critics.
Her next film 'The Duel' (2016), alongside Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth, also received mixed reviews. In 2016, she was cast in the main role of Teresa Mendoza in the crime-drama series 'Queen of the South'.
She had a supporting role in 'The Shack' (2017) and has a special guest role in the Brazilian web comedy series 'Samantha!'
She has a major role in the superhero horror film 'The New Mutants'.
|Born||15th April, 1983|
|Home City||Sao Paulo, Brazil|