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Alice Braga

Alice Braga

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Born in 1983, Brazilian actress Alice Braga grew up in the city of Sao Paolo. She was the daughter of Ana Braga, an actress, and the niece of Sonia Braga, also an actress, and young Alice would often join her mother and aunt on film sets. Alice herself began acting in school plays and began doing commercials at the age of 8. During her teen years she began to pursue a film career, and in 1998 was cast in the Portuguese-language film "Trampolim" (1998). In 2002 she was cast in the movie "City of God" (2002). The movie was widely acclaimed both in Brazil and in the United States. For her portrayal of Angelica, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress from the Cinema Brazil Grand Prize. Braga took some time off to attend college, but continued to work in film, appearing in "Lower City" In 2005, and "Only God Knows" in 2006. That same year, Braga made her debut in American film, starring alongside Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, and Catalina Sandino Moreno in the movie "Journey to the End of Night". In 2007 Braga appeared in the Will Smith vehicle "I Am Legend" (2007). In 2016 Braga was cast in the series "Queen of the South" (USA, 2016-). In 2018 it was announced that Braga would appear in the upcoming Marvel superhero movie "The New Mutants." 

Alice Braga: Movies, Tv, and Bio

Alice Braga Moraes born April 15, 1983 is a Brazilian actress. She has appeared in several Brazilian films, most notably as Angélica in 2002's highly acclaimed City of God and as Karina in 2005's Lower City. She came to international prominence after appearing opposite Will Smith in I Am Legend (2007) and has since become a familiar face in Hollywood, appearing in films such as Repo Men and Predators (both 2010), The Rite (2011) and Elysium (2013).  

Alice Braga Movie Reviews & Film Summaries

A review of Luca Guadagnino's glorious limited series, "We Are Who We Are," which premieres on Monday, September 14th.  

 

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