Sônia Braga

Sônia Braga

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1950-06-08 (72 years old)

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Biography

Sônia Maria Campos Braga (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈsõnjɐ maˈɾi.ɐ ˈkɐ̃pus ˈbɾaɡɐ]; born 8 June 1950) is a Brazilian actress. She is known in the English-speaking world for her Golden Globe Award–nominated performances in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) and Moon over Parador (1988). She also received a BAFTA Award nomination in 1981 for Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (first released in 1976). For the 1994 television film The Burning Season, she was nominated for an Emmy Award and a third Golden Globe Award. Her other television and film credits include The Cosby Show (1986), Sex and the City (2001), American Family (2002), Alias (2005), Aquarius (2016), Bacurau (2019), and Fatima (2020). In 2020, The New York Times ranked her #24 in its list of the 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century.

Personal Life

During the 1980s, Braga had a relationship with actor Robert Redford. Braga had a relationship with Pat Metheny.

Early Life

Sônia Braga was born on June 8, 1950, daughter of Hélio Fernando Ferraz Braga and Maria Braga Jaci Campos, a costume designer from Maringá. Sônia's siblings are Júlio, Ana, Hélio and Maria. Sônia is the aunt of Alice Braga, an actress. Her parents and her four siblings moved to Curitiba and then to Campinas, São Paulo. When Braga was 8 years old, her father died, and she attended a convent school in the city of São Paulo. In her teens, she took a job, in the city of São Paulo, at a wedding reception and event catering center, Buffet Torres as a receptionist and typist.

Filmography

All 79

Movies 57

TV Shows 22

Self 7

Producer 1

Voice 1

Grace's Mom
Shotgun Wedding (2023)

Shotgun Wedding (2023)

Movie
1
Self (archive footage)
Babenco: Tell Me When I Die (2020)

Babenco: Tell Me When I Die (2020)

Movie
Sister Lucia
Fatima (2020)

Fatima (2020)

Movie
8
Self
Bacurau no Mapa (2019)

Bacurau no Mapa (2019)

Movie
Mother
The Jesus Rolls (2019)

The Jesus Rolls (2019)

Movie
Herself
Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage (2019)

Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage (2019)

Movie
Domingas
Bacurau (2019)

Bacurau (2019)

Movie
5.7
Self (archive footage)
Neville D'Almeida: Chronicler of Beauty and Chaos (2019)

Neville D'Almeida: Chronicler of Beauty and Chaos (2019)

Movie
Grandma / Grans (as Sonia Braga)
Wonder (2017)

Wonder (2017)

Movie
6.66
Soledad
Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)

Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)

TV Show
6.75
Clara
Aquarius (2016)

Aquarius (2016)

Movie
6.33
Sonia
Emoticon (2014)

Emoticon (2014)

Movie
Eliza
The Wine of Summer (2013)

The Wine of Summer (2013)

Movie
Carmen Vega
Meddling Mom (2013)

Meddling Mom (2013)

Movie
(segment "Kreoko")
Invisible World (2012)

Invisible World (2012)

Movie
Celeste
Feijoada Completa (2012)

Feijoada Completa (2012)

Movie
Júlia
As Cariocas (2010)

As Cariocas (2010)

TV Show
Mom
An Invisible Sign (2010)

An Invisible Sign (2010)

Movie
6
Paquita
Lope (2010)

Lope (2010)

Movie
Alicia
Warehouse 13 (2009)

Warehouse 13 (2009)

TV Show
5.65
Self
Tangled Web: Making Kiss of the Spider Woman (2008)

Tangled Web: Making Kiss of the Spider Woman (2008)

Movie
Teresa Casillas
Bordertown (2007)

Bordertown (2007)

Movie
Sea of Dreams (2006)

Sea of Dreams (2006)

Movie
Gabriela Laurent
Brothers and Sisters (2006)

Brothers and Sisters (2006)

TV Show
Mrs. Garcia
The Hottest State (2006)

The Hottest State (2006)

Movie
Tônia Werneck
Páginas da Vida (2006)

Páginas da Vida (2006)

TV Show
Estella de la Costa
Ghost Whisperer (2005)

Ghost Whisperer (2005)

TV Show
6.63
Tina
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)

Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)

Movie
Pablo's mother
Testosterone (2003)

Testosterone (2003)

Movie
Iris
Empire (2002)

Empire (2002)

Movie
5.5
Dona Marta Cruz
CSI: Miami (2002)

CSI: Miami (2002)

TV Show
5.75
George Lopez (2002)

George Lopez (2002)

TV Show
4.5
Berta Gonzalez
American Family (2002)

American Family (2002)

TV Show
Elena Derevko
Alias (2001)

Alias (2001)

TV Show
Marcela
Posthumous Memories (2001)

Posthumous Memories (2001)

Movie
6
Josephine Pogue
Angel Eyes (2001)

Angel Eyes (2001)

Movie
6
Lily Acosta
The Judge (2001)

The Judge (2001)

Movie
Irene Mancini
Perfume (2001)

Perfume (2001)

Movie
Amália Rodrigues
Amália Traída (2000)

Amália Traída (2000)

Movie
Quixtla
From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999)

From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999)

Movie
5.14
Baronesa Helena Silveira Sobral
Força de um Desejo (1999)

Força de um Desejo (1999)

TV Show
Jessie Lopez De La Cruz
A Will of their Own (1998)

A Will of their Own (1998)

TV Show
Irene
Money Play$ (1998)

Money Play$ (1998)

Movie
Maria Diega Reyes
Sex and the City (1998)

Sex and the City (1998)

TV Show
6.16
Associate Producer
For All - O Trampolim da Vitória (1998)

For All - O Trampolim da Vitória (1998)

Movie
Carmen Alvarez
Four Corners (1998)

Four Corners (1998)

TV Show
CELEBRAÇÃO - 100 ANOS DO CINEMA NACIONAL (1997)

CELEBRAÇÃO - 100 ANOS DO CINEMA NACIONAL (1997)

Movie
Tieta
Tieta of Brasil (1996)

Tieta of Brasil (1996)

Movie
Ana Puscasu
Two Deaths (1996)

Two Deaths (1996)

Movie
Zippora
Moses (1995)

Moses (1995)

Movie
Maria Garza
Streets of Laredo (1995)

Streets of Laredo (1995)

TV Show
2
Esmeralda (voice)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)

TV Show
Regina de Carvalho
The Burning Season (1994)

The Burning Season (1994)

Movie
Self
Noche de ronda (1993)

Noche de ronda (1993)

TV Show
Juana Morales
Roosters (1993)

Roosters (1993)

Movie
Loah
The Last Prostitute (1991)

The Last Prostitute (1991)

Movie
Helen
Law & Order (1990)

Law & Order (1990)

TV Show
5.78
Liesl
The Rookie (1990)

The Rookie (1990)

Movie
6
Madonna
Moon Over Parador (1988)

Moon Over Parador (1988)

Movie
6
Ruby Archuleta
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

Movie
Emily Del Pino Pacheco
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)

The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)

Movie
Leni Lamaison / Marta
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Movie
6
The Cosby Show (1984)

The Cosby Show (1984)

TV Show
6.2
Self
Patriamada (1984)

Patriamada (1984)

Movie
Gabriela
Gabriela (1983)

Gabriela (1983)

Movie
Maria
I Love You (1981)

I Love You (1981)

Movie
Júlia Matos
Dancin' Days (1978)

Dancin' Days (1978)

TV Show
Solange
Lady on the Bus (1978)

Lady on the Bus (1978)

Movie
Dona Flor (Florípides) Guimarães
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

Movie
Marcina
Saramandaia (1976)

Saramandaia (1976)

TV Show
Maria Lúcia
O Casal (1975)

O Casal (1975)

Movie
Gabriela
Gabriela (1975)

Gabriela (1975)

TV Show
Mestiça
Mestiça, a Escrava Indomável (1974)

Mestiça, a Escrava Indomável (1974)

Movie
O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil (1971)

O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil (1971)

Movie
Devil's Hour (1971)

Devil's Hour (1971)

Movie
Sandra
Cleo e Daniel (1970)

Cleo e Daniel (1970)

Movie
Carolina, a Moreninha
A Moreninha (1970)

A Moreninha (1970)

Movie
Victim (as Sonia Braga)
The Red Light Bandit (1968)

The Red Light Bandit (1968)

Movie
Silvia
The First Omen

The First Omen

Movie

Ratings

Average 6.2
Based on 941 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
1968
1990
2000
1994
2020
Sônia Braga
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Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1950-06-08 (72 years old)

Place of birth
Maringá, Brazil

Relationships
Antonio Guerreiro (1976-01-01 - 1978-01-01)

Siblings
Ana Braga

Relatives
Alice Braga

Citizenships
United States of America, Brazil

Residences
New York City, United States

Awards
Platino Award for Best Actress, Platino Honorary Award

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3 Movies
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1 Movie
2 TV Show
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Maria Gladys worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
Guará Rodrigues
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Guará Rodrigues worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
Gloria Muzio
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Gloria Muzio worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
Christian Campbell
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Christian Campbell worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
Todd Stashwick
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Todd Stashwick worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
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Héctor Babenco worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
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Karine Teles worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
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Tyrees Allen worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
Cláudio Marzo
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3 Movies
Fernanda Torres
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2 Movies
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Amy Acker worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
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Wilson Grey worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
Kevin Weisman
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Kevin Weisman worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
Balthazar Getty
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Balthazar Getty worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
Milton Gonçalves
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Milton Gonçalves worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
Nestor Serrano
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Nestor Serrano worked together with Sônia Braga in:
1 Movie
2 TV Show
Jennifer Weston
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Jennifer Weston worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
Jennifer Lopez
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Jennifer Lopez worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 Movies
David Paymer
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David Paymer worked together with Sônia Braga in:
1 Movie
2 TV Show
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3 TV Shows
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John Terry worked together with Sônia Braga in:
1 Movie
2 TV Show
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Cotter Smith worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
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Joel Grey worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
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Chris Ellis worked together with Sônia Braga in:
3 TV Shows
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