Nuno Lopes

Nuno Lopes (Lisboa, 6 May 1978 ) is a Portuguese actor. Awarded, in 2006, with the Best Actor Globo de Ouro for his performance in Alice, he also took the Best Actor prize at the Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro and the Shooting Star award at the Berlin International Film Festival. He graduated from the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, attended the Master Class at the École des Maîtres, and invested in studying abroad, being taught by Robert Castle, Susan Batson, Tom Brangle e Wass M. Stevens. Complementing his acting career, he has acquired additional skills during his formation: artistic fencing, dance, singing and music. His wide experience in theatre was built with th acting of pieces by renowned playwrights, like Bertold Brecht, William Shakespeare, August Strindberg, Heiner Muller, Georges Perec, Beaumarchais, Ferenec Molnár and Pierre Corneille. Among them are Man Equals Man, Cymbeline and The Marriage of Figaro. From his film record, one can highlight his participation in Alice (2005 film), Quaresma, Peixe Lua, and António, um rapaz de Lisboa. He has recently shot Paolo Marinou-Blanco's Goodnight Irene. In television, he has worked both in Portugal and in Brazil.


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