Portuguese actress who won four Portuguese Golden Globe Awards for her performances between 2004 and 2008.
She made her big screen debut in the 1988 feature Tempos Difíceis.
She made a guest-star appearance on the Canadian TV series Relic Hunter.
She was married to pianist Bernardo Sassetti until his death in 2012. Together they had two children.
She played a supporting role in the 2013 drama Night Train to Lisbon, which starred Jeremy Irons.