Diogo Morgado

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Diogo Morgado
BornDiogo Miguel Morgado Soares
(1980-01-17) January 17, 1980 (age 33)[1]
Campo Grande, Lisbon, Portugal
NationalityPortuguese
OccupationActor
Model
 
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Diogo Morgado
BornDiogo Miguel Morgado Soares
(1980-01-17) January 17, 1980 (age 33)[1]
Campo Grande, Lisbon, Portugal
NationalityPortuguese
OccupationActor
Model

Diogo Miguel Morgado Soares (born January 17, 1980) is a Portuguese film and television actor and former model.

Career[edit]

Morgado began his career at age fourteen as a model. His first television work was in Portuguese telenovelas and TV series such as Terra Mãe (1998), Diário de Maria (1998), A Lenda da Garça (2000) and A Febre do Ouro Negro (2000). His name came into the limelight with his role as Miguel in the SIC produced TV film Amo-te Teresa (2000). He later featured in the teen telenovela Floribella (2006), had a starring role in Vingança (2007), starred as the protagonist in the mini-series A Vida Privada de Salazar (2009), featured in Lua Vermelha (2010) and starred in the Emmy Award winning Laços de Sangue (2010).[2] Morgado had his first role outside of Portugal in the Brazilian telenovela Revelação (2008) and also appeared alongside Rui Unas in the Spanish comedy Mapa (2009).

His most recent lead film role was as Antonio Vega Jr. in the 2013 Hollywood production Red Butterfly. In March 2013, Morgado portrayed Jesus Christ in the History Channel mini-series The Bible.[3] His most recent television role was in the SIC - Starring in serie Revenge as Dr. Jorge Velez Season 3 Ep:2 in September 2013 - telenovela Sol de Inverno in September 2013.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Morgado was born in Campo Grande, Lisbon, Portugal. He has a son, Santiago, born on September 2, 2009, with partner Cátia Oliveira.[5]

Partial filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Television soap operas[edit]

Television movies[edit]

Miniseries and series[edit]

  • A Mulher do Senhor Ministro (1997)
  • Diário de Maria (1998)
  • A Hora da Liberdade (1999) as Teixeira
  • Médico de Família (1 episode, 2000)
  • A Febre do Ouro Negro (2000) as Bob
  • Amo-te, Teresa (2000) as Miguel
  • Jornalistas (1 episode, 2000) as Bruno
  • Estação da Minha Vida (2001) as Raul
  • Teorema de Pitágoras (2001) as Roberto
  • O Quinto dos Infernos (2002) as D. Pedro
  • Os Malucos do Riso (2003-2005) as various roles
  • O Prédio do Vasco (2004) as doctor
  • Inspector Max (2 episodes 2004-2005) as Miguel/Rui Leão
  • Maré Alta (19 episodes, 2004-2005) as ship passenger
  • O Diário de Sofia (2005)
  • Malucos e Filhos (2005) as various roles
  • Malucos na Praia (2005) as various roles
  • Os Malucos nas Arábias (2005) as various roles
  • Uma Aventura (3 episodes, 2007) as Jaime
  • Acredita, Estou Possuído! (2007) as Jorge
  • Malucos no Hospital (2008) as various roles
  • Podia Acabar o Mundo (2008) as Rodrigo Louro
  • Revelação (2 episodes, 2008) as Antonio
  • 7 Vidas (1 episode 2009) as Adamo
  • A Vida Privada de Salazar (2 episodes, 2009) as Oliveira Salazar
  • Novos Malucos do Riso (2009) as various roles
  • Tempo Final (1 episode, 2011) as Pedro
  • The Bible (2013) as Jesus Christ
  • Revenge (Season 3 Ep:2, 2013) as Dr. Jorge Velez

Film[edit]

  • A Noiva (2000) as Eduardo
  • The Forest (2002) as Alberto
  • O Crime do Padre Amaro (2005) as Libaninho
  • Dos Rivales Casi Iguales (2005) as Vincente
  • The Italian Writer (2007) as Joseph
  • Star Crossed (2009) as Hugo Pereira
  • Mami Blue (2010) as Pancho
  • A Parideira (2011)
  • Rosa Sangue (2011)
  • V Oito (2011)
  • A Teia de Gelo (2012) as Jorge
  • Born to Race: Fast Track (2013) as Enzo Lauricello
  • Red Butterfly (2013) as Antonio Vega Jr.
  • Son of God (2014) as Jesus Christ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diogo Morgado: "Não sei se sou bom ou mau, sei que me entrego"" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  2. ^ ""Laços de Sangue" vence segundo Emmy para Portugal" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  3. ^ "‘The Bible’ Mini-Series on the History Channel - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Sol de Inverno - - Sic". Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  5. ^ "Diogo Morgado já foi pai" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-03-11. 

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