Maria Fernanda, daughter of Cecília Meireles actress, dies aged 96

Maria Fernanda, daughter of Cecília Meireles actress, dies aged 96

Actress Maria Fernanda Meireles Correia Dias, known as Maria Fernanda, died yesterday at the age of 96. The information has been confirmed syringes from Casa de Saúde São José, where the artist spent four days in hospital. The cause of death was bacterial pneumonia.

Maria Fernanda, daughter of the poet Cecília Meireles and the painter Fernando Correia Dias, made her acting debut in 1948 with Hamlet at the Teatro do Estudante do Brasil (TEB).

She established herself at the theater, where she took part in more than 25 productions. He also acted on television, notably in the soap operas Gabriela (1975), Pai Herói (1979) and Dona Beija (1986).

In the cinema, he appeared in films such as Always Resta Uma Esperança (1946), Luz Apagada (1953) and Carlota Joaquina Princess of Brazil (1995).

She is survived by her son Luiz Fernando, the result of her relationship with the television director Luiz Gallon, to whom she was married between 1956 and 1963. There is no information about the successor yet.