Donated on September 23, 2013
8" x 10" print
Exhibition quality digital C-print
Print includes a Letter of Authenticity
Letter of Authenticity includes printed artist signature
Quoted dimensions are for paper size not image size
All prints have a .5 inch border for framing
Glória Maria Cláudia Pires de Moraes, known simply as Glória Pires was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is well known for her roles in Rede Globo telenovelas such as Dancin' Days, Cabocla, Vale Tudo, Mulheres de Areia and O Rei do Gado. She is also known for starring in films such as Academy Award-nominated O Quatrilho, box-office hit Se Eu Fosse Você and its sequel, and the recent Lula, o filho do Brasil, which is the second most expensive Brazilian film of all time, after Nosso Lar. Over the 40 years of her professional career, Glória Pires has won numerous awards. In 1979 she won the São Paulo Association of Art Critics Award for Most Promising Television Actress for Dancin' Days. In 1989, 1992, and 1994, she won the APCA trophy for Best Television Actress forVale Tudo, O Dono do Mundo, and Mulheres de Areia, respectively. In 1995 Glória won the Havana Film Festival Best Actress Award for her performance in O Quatrilho. In 1996 she received the APCA trophy for Best Film Actress for O Quatrilho, a feat she would repeat in 2010 with É Proibido Fumar. In 2009 Glória won the Brasília Film Festival Candango Award for Best Actress for her performance in É Proibido Fumar. In 2013, she starred in the movie Reaching for the Moon along with actresses Miranda Otto and Tracy Middendorf.