Milena Toscano

Milena Toscano
Born Milena Toscano Gonçalves
January 11, 1984 (1984-01-11) (age 27)
Santo André, Brazil
Occupation Actress and model
Years active 2001–present

Milena Toscano Gonçalves, commonly known as Milena Toscano (born January 11, 1984), is a Brazilian actress and model.[1] She played the lead role in the telenovela Araguaia.

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Career

Born in Santo André, São Paulo state,[1] Milena Toscano started her career as a model when she was ten years-old, after she was hired by the Ford Models Agency.[2] She made her first TV commercials when she was 13 years-old.[2] After graduating in different performing arts schools such as Studio Fátima Toledo, Casa de Artes de Laranjeiras and Escola Livre de Teatro, she signed a contract with Rede Globo, debuting in 2004 in the telenovela Começar de Novo, playing the character Sofia.[2] Milena Toscano played Martina in SBT's remake of the Mexican telenovela Los Ricos También Lloran, named Os Ricos também Choram, which aired from 2005 to 2006.[3] Her first lead role in a telenovela was in 2010, in the Rede Globo telenovela Araguaia, playing Manuela Martinez.[4] She will play the character Wanessa in the telenovela Fina Estampa.[5]

Filmography

Telenovelas

Year Title Role Comments
2004 Começar de Novo Sofia
2005–2006 Os Ricos também Choram Martina
2007 Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico Mendes Ilka Jobim
2007 Eterna Magia Elisa
2008 Casos e Acasos Janaina Episode "O desejo escondido, o cara reprimido e o livro roubado"
2008 Faça Sua História Cinthia Episode "Oswaldir Superstar"
2008 Poeira em Alto Mar Joana First season
2009 TV Globinho Herself TV presenter
2009 Caminho das Índias Gilda
2009 Malhação Paloma Co-antagonist
2009–2010 Os Caras de Pau Beatriz All episodes
2010–2011 Araguaia Manuela Lead role
2011 Dança do Famosos Herself Participant (Domingão do Faustão's reality show)
2011 Fina Estampa Wanessa

Cinema

Feature length films
Year Title Role Director
2001 Memórias Póstumas Eugênia André Klotzel
2004 Olga Hannah Karpow Jayme Monjardim
2006 Anita, Amore & Storia Anita Garibaldi
2007 Sem Controle Aline / Úrsula das Virgens Cris D'Amato
Short films
Year Title Role Director
2008 Inverno Ana Paulo Trejes
2008 Damasceno e o Caixão Rosane Ricardo Claper

Theater

Year Play Role Director
2006 Jovem estudante procura Clara João Brandão
2009 Alguém entre nós Bianca Silvio Guindane
2009–2010 Vidas Divididas Marisete Marcos Paulo

Awards

Year Festival Awards
2008 Festival de Cinema Brasileiro de Miami Best actress for Sem Controle
2009 Festival de Cinema Internacional do Paraná Best actress in a short movie for Inverno

References

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