Saturday, 22 July 2017

Wagner Moura

Wagner Moura with birthname as Wagner Maniçoba de Moura is a Brazilian film,TV and Stage actor.He was born on June 27,1976 in Salvador,Bahia,Brazil to Aldervia and José Moura.His mom Aldervia was a homemaker and dad was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force.He was raised in Rodelas,a small town in Bahia in his early days and then his family moved back to Salvador,Bahia at the age of 13.He went to Federal University of Bahia and did his graduation in Journalism but later decided to became an actor.

He is known for his roles in Elite Squad in 2007 and it's sequel,Elite Squad:The Enemy Within in 2010.He gained recognition through his role in the sci-fi film Elysium and in the Netflix series Nacros.

The films he acted are Woman on Top,Behind the Sun,The Three Marias,Gos is Brazilian,The Man of the Year,Carandiru,The Middle of the World,Nina,Lower City,Elite Squad,Romance,Black out, Father's Chair,Futuro Beach,They Killed Sister Dorothy,Elite Squad and Trash etc.

Some of the TV series in which he involved are JK,Carga Pesada,Programa Novo,A menina Sem Qualidades,A Lua Me Disse etc.He also involved in Theatre plays like Cuida bem de mim,A Casa de Eros,Abismos de Rosas,O Que diz Molero? and Hamlet etc.

Wagner Moura Religion

Wagner Moura was raised as a Catholic and seems to have belief in Jesus and not in any other Christian Gods.He was also practicing Transcendental Meditation.

Wagner Moura Political Views

Moura seems to be a supporter of Liberals as he had campaigned for the politician Marcelo Freixo in the past.He also had issued statements against the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma.

Who is he/she dating?

Moura was married to the Journalist and Photographer Sandra Delgado on 2001.The couple seems to have enjoying their married life since then.They have three sons Bem,Salvador and Jose.

Wagner Moura Hobbies

Moura apart from acting was also interested in Music.He is a Lyricist and vocalist of the band,Sua Mãe.So it can be assumed that in his spare time he may be indulging in activities related to his music interest.

Interesting Facts

Moura can speak three languages Portugese,English and Spanish.He won various awards under Best Actor category at Prêmio Contigo! de TV,Troféu Internet,Melhores do Ano,Prêmio Quem de Televisão, Troféu APCA and Prêmio Extra de Televisão for his acting in the TV series Paraiso Tropical.

He also won Best actor awards for his acting in various films at Cartagena Film Festival, Troféu APCA, Festival de Cine Iberoamericano de Huelva,Prêmio Qualidade Brasil, Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro, Brazilian Film Festival of Miami, Brazilian Film Festival of Miami and Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival.