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Ivo Canelas Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Lisbon, Portugal
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ivo Canelas was born on December 23, 1973 in Lisbon, Portugal. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for The Mystery of Sintra (2007), Liberdade 21 (2008) and The Art of Stealing (2008).

Trivia (8)

Studied at Strasberg in New York.
Won the 1999 Ribeiro da Fonte award.
Nominated - Outstanding Actor in a Drama, Monaco TV Festival (2009) for: "21, Liberdade Avenue" (Mini-series, Portugal).
Winner - Best Actor (2009) - Ibero Brasil Cine Festival for English language film "Arte De Roubar" ("Art of Stealing").
Winner - Best Actor 2010 Festival Dos Caminhos Do Cinema Portugues, for his lead role in "Desesperadamente Real (Desperately Real)".
Starred as the lead in 8 of Portugal's top 40 grossing films released between 2004-2011.
Officially Portugal's #1 Box Office star 2004-2012. According to an official document released by Portugal's Cinema Institute (ICA - Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual) in April 2012. He has toplined more of the top box office earners than any other actor over this 7 year period; 8 of the 40 films listed in the report.
Winner - 2012, Golden Globe (Portugal) for his portrayal of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in "Amadeus" (10 week sold out show at Lisbon's National Theatre).

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