Alba Baptista, Portugal
Alba Baptista, born in Lisbon, Portual, is a Portuguese-Brazilian actress. She began her career at the tender age of 16, as the main character in Simão Cayatte's short film MIAMI. For her performance in the film, she received the Best Actress Award at the Festival Ibérico de Ciné. She followed this up with roles in three Portuguese TV series as well as with a noteable cinema career. She has been cast in films such as Caminhos Magnétykos by Edgar Pêra; Equinócio by Ivo Ferreira; Marco Pontecorvo's Fatima opposite Harvey Keitel, Sônia Braga and Joana Ribeiro; and in Gonçalo Waddington's feature directorial debut, Patrick, which premiered In Competition at the San Sebastián Film Festival. In 2020, Alba was cast as the lead in the Netflix series, "Warrior Nun", her first fully English speaking role. Her performance has garnered international acclaim, and the series has recently been renewed for a second season. On the feature film front, Alba is currently filming a leading role opposite Isabelle Huppert and Lesley Manville in the adapation of the much-loved novel by Paul Gallico, MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS directed Anthony Fabian. To round out her exciting year, Alba made the list of IMDb's Top 10 Breakout Stars of 2020.
Alba Baptista is represented in USA by United Talent Agency, Theresa Peters / firstname.lastname@example.org
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