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Overview (2)

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth NameAdriana Moraes Rego Reis

Mini Bio (1)

Drica Moraes was born on July 29, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Adriana Moraes Rego Reis. She is an actress, known for Soul Mate (2005), Xica da Silva (1996) and Verdades Secretas (2015). She was previously married to Raul Schmidt and Regis Faria.

Family (1)

Spouse Raul Schmidt (2003 - July 2008)  (divorced)  (1 child)
Regis Faria (1994 - 2003)  (divorced)

Trivia (19)

Ex-wife of director Regis Faria.
Ex-daughter-in-law of actor Reginaldo Faria.
Ex-sister-in-law of actor Marcelo Faria.
Parents: Clarissa Gaspar de Oliveira (owner of a restaurant) and Gustavo Moraes Rego Reis (arquitect).
Drica has 6 siblings: Eduardo (b. 1968), Alessandra (b. 1971), Pedro (b. 1978), Bruno, Diogo and Gabriel (b. 1990). The age difference between the oldest and the youngest is 21 years.
She's the only artist in her family.
As a child she studied in Andrews School in Rio de Janeiro.
Living in London since the end of the soap "Alma Gêmea". She's studying art and interpretation.
Started her career at the age of 13 in Tablado Theater with the play "Os 12 Trabalhos de Hércules" of Monteiro Lobato. After that she worked in the play "Capuchinho Vermelho" (1985) of Maria Clara Machado.
Drica is one of the founders of Companhia dos Atores.
She was first noticed by the public with the TV commercials of Unibanco in 1995. Her character was Renata. In 5 years of contract with Unibanco she did 30 TV commercials.
Meet her ex-husband, Régis Faria, in a dinner with the cast of "Confissões de Adolescentes" in 1994.
Awards: Coca Cola Award and a Mambembe Award for "Segredo de Cocachim" (1989); Mambembe Award for "Pianíssimo" (1993); APCA Award for her role in "Chica da Silva" (1996); Sharp Award for her role in "Chica da Silva" (1997); Qualidade Brazil Award for her role in "Os Aspones" (2004);.
With "As Meninas", Drica, Adriana Esteves e Cláudia Liz, won in Cartagena Festival (Colombia) the award for best feminine interpretation.
"Drica" is a common nickname in Brazil for "Adriana", her real name.
Her character Violante, of Xica da Silva (1996), is considered one of the greatest villains of Brazilian TV ever.
Sister of Pedro Moraes (II), camera assistant and cinematographer.
On March 2009 Drica and her husband Raul adopted a baby boy named Mateus (b. 2009).
In February 2010 was diagnosed with leukemia.

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