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Famous TV Actors from Portugal

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List of famous TV actors from Portugal, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Portugal has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Portuguese TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Portugal this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Portugal then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list features Cláudia Vieira, Raquel Guerra and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Portuguese TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Portugal?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Portugal in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Portuguese actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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    Louis Ferreira

    Stargate Universe, Missing

    BirthplaceTerceira, Azores, Portugal

    NationalityCanada, Portugal

    Louis Ferreira (born Luís Ferreira, also known as Justin Louis, sometimes spelled as Justin Lewis) is a Portuguese Canadian actor. Ferreira is best known for his roles in Stargate Universe as Colonel...  more
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    Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team....  more

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    Beatriz Batarda

    The Forsyte Saga

    BirthplaceEngland, London

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Beatriz da Silveira Moreno Batarda (born 1 April 1974) is a British-born Portuguese actress named as one of European films 'Shooting Stars' by European Film Promotion in 1998. She studied Design at...  more
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    Joaquim de Almeida

    Crusoe, Wanted

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal

    NationalityPortugal, United States of America

    Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida (born 15 March 1957) is a Portuguese actor.Almeida began his acting career in theatre during the 1980s, he started his film career appearing on the 1982...  more
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    Daniela Ruah

    NCIS: Los Angeles, Dei-te Quase Tudo

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityPortugal, United States of America

    Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah (born December 2, 1983) is a Portuguese-American actress best known for playing NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye in the CBS police procedural series NCIS: Los Angeles....  more

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    Duncan William Ferguson Lamont (17 June 1918 – 19 December 1978) was a British actor. Born in Lisbon, Portugal, and brought up in Scotland, he had a long and successful career in film and television,...  more
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    Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo OIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [luˈiʃ ˈfiɣu]; born 4 November 1972) is a retired Portuguese professional footballer who played as a midfielder for Sporting CP,...  more

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    Benedita Pereira

    Morangos com Açúcar, Tempo de Viver

    BirthplacePorto, Portugal


    Benedita Gonçalves Aires Pereira is an award-winning Portuguese actress. She was born in Porto.She received her training from the Balleteatro Training Centre. She had some periods of training with...  more
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    Carmen Miranda

    The Jimmy Durante Show

    BirthplaceMarco de Canaveses Municipality, Portugal

    NationalityPortugal, United States of America

    Carmen Miranda (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈkaɾmẽȷ̃ miˈɾɐ̃dɐ]; born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha; February 9, 1909 – August 5, 1955), was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway...  more

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    Paulino Nunes

    At the Hotel, XIII: The Series

    BirthplaceFaial, Acores, Portugal


    Paulino Nunes is an actor....  more
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    Lúcia Moniz

    Living in Your Car

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Ana Lúcia Pereira Moniz (born September 9, 1976) is a Portuguese singer and actress. Moniz represented Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996 and has released four music albums to date. She has...  more
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    Mariza (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈɾizɐ]), ComIH, born Marisa dos Reis Nunes (born 16 December 1973), is a popular Portuguese fado singer. Mariza was born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese...  more
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    Isabel de Castro

    Anjo Selvagem

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Isabel de Castro (August 1, 1931, Lisbon, Portugal – November 23, 2005) was a Portuguese film actress....  more
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    Daniel "Danny" Silva (born 1973 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey) is an American-born Portuguese cross-country skier who has competed since 2004. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish...  more
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    Paulo Rocha

    Morangos com Açúcar, Ninguém Como Tu

    BirthplacePorto, Portugal


    Paulo Rocha may refer to: Paulo Rocha (actor) (born 1977), Portuguese actor Paulo Rocha (politician) (born 1951), Brazilian politician Paulo Rocha (film director) (1935–2012), Portuguese film...  more
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    Luis Gaspar

    Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Luis Gaspar is an actor and a screenwriter....  more
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    Alexandra Lencastre

    Tempo de Viver, Ninguém Como Tu

    BirthplaceLapa, Portugal


    Alexandra Lencastre (born Maria Alexandra de Alencastre Telo Teodósio Pedrosa on September 26, 1965) is a Portuguese actress....  more
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    Henrique Viana

    Morangos com Açúcar

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Henrique Viana (Lisbon, June 29, 1936 — Lisbon, July 4, 2007) was a Portuguese actor who worked in theatre, cinema and television. He died of cancer in Capuchos Hospital, aged 71....  more
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    Raul Solnado

    Morangos com Açúcar

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Raul Augusto de Almeida Solnado, GCIH (19 October 1929, Lisbon - 8 August 2009) was a popular Portuguese actor and comedian. He was born in Lisbon's Madragoa neighborhood, and first appeared on stage...  more
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    Merche Romero Gomes (born 27 November 1976) is a Portuguese model and TV Presenter of Andorran descent. She is best known for once being the girlfriend of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo who was 9 years...  more
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    Márcia Breia

    Anjo Selvagem, Ninguém Como Tu

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Márcia Breia is an actress....  more
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    António Rodrigues (29 October 1905 – 17 July 1994) was a Portuguese sprinter. He competed in the men's 100 metres at the 1932 Summer Olympics....  more
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    Rafael Morais (born June 25, 1989) is a Portuguese actor....  more
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    Rita Blanco

    Tempo de Viver

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Rita Blanco (born 11 January 1963) is a Portuguese actress and voice actress. She has appeared in more than 50 films and television shows since 1983. She starred in the film Get a Life, which was...  more
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    Patrícia Bull is an actress....  more