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Vera Holtz

Brazilian actress

Vera Holtz is ...


Born 7 August 1953 in Tatuí
Age 69 years, 10 months

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship Brazil
Occupation actor and television actor
Educated at Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

About Vera Holtz

Vera Holtz is a force to be reckoned with in the Brazilian entertainment industry. Born on August 7, 1953, in Tatuí, São Paulo, Holtz has become one of the most respected actresses in the country, known for her versatility and ability to bring complex characters to life on both stage and screen.

Holtz began her career in the 1970s, working in theater and television before making her film debut in 1981's "Pixote." She quickly gained a reputation as a talented and dedicated actress, and over the years has appeared in dozens of films, television shows, and stage productions.

One of Holtz's most memorable roles came in the 1998 film "Central Station," in which she played Dora, a retired schoolteacher who helps a young boy find his father. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Holtz's performance earned her a nomination for the Best Supporting Actress award at the Academy Awards.

Holtz has also made a name for herself in Brazilian television, appearing in popular shows like "Avenida Brasil" and "A Lei do Amor." Her performances have earned her numerous awards and nominations, including several for Best Actress at the Brazilian Academy of Film Awards.

Off-screen, Holtz is known for her activism and dedication to social causes. She has been a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and has worked with organizations like Amnesty International and the Brazilian Association of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transvestites, and Transsexuals.

Despite her success and acclaim, Holtz remains humble and dedicated to her craft. In a 2018 interview with O Globo, she said, "I always try to do my best, to give my all to each character I play. That's what matters most to me."

With a career spanning over four decades, Vera Holtz has become a beloved and respected figure in Brazilian entertainment. Her talent, dedication, and activism have made her a true icon of the industry.


- "Vera Holtz: 'Não me preocupo em ser bonita, mas em ser verdadeira'." O Globo, 27 May 2018,

- "Vera Holtz." IMDb,

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