Dira Paes

Dira Paes

Actor Bio

Dira Paes is a Brazilian actress and human rights activitst. Her career has spanned over 7 TV series, 7 novels, and 37 feature films. Among the numerous awards and nominations she has received, Paes won the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress at the Festival de Brasilia for Corisco & Dadá and Anahy de las Misiones, respectively, as well as the Best Actress at the 2013 for Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro for À Beira do Caminho.

Dira is also one of the founders of the NGO Human Rights Movement (MHuD), which has developed a series of activities for peace and human rights. It looks specifically at the problems of slave labor, abuse of children and adolescents, issues of quilombolas, the environment and indigenous peoples.

Actor Information

  • Born: June 30, 1969
  • Age: 51 years old
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This page was last edited on November 21st, 2020.
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