Lupe Gigliotti

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Lupe Gigliotti
Born(1926-07-01)July 1, 1926
DiedDecember 19, 2010(2010-12-19) (aged 84)

Lupe Gigliotti (July 1, 1926 – December 19, 2010) was a Brazilian television, stage and film actress.[1][2]

Gigliotti was born Maria Paula Viana Lupicina in Maranguape, Ceará, Brazil on July 1, 1926.[2] She was the sister of Brazilian actor and comedian Chico Anysio and the aunt of actor Marcos Palmeira,[1][2] she began acting professionally during the 1960s, appearing in eleven films during her career.[2]

Gigliotti first became famous for her role as Dona Escolástica on the comedic television show, Escolinha do Professor Raimundo,[1] she also took part in the 1984 American film Blame It on Rio, as Signora Botega.[3]

Gigliotti's last television appearance was on the Globo telenovela, Cama de Gato, as Áurea in early 2010.[1]

Lupe Gigliotti died at her home in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, on December 19, 2010, at the age of 84,[1] she had been suffering from lung cancer.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Morre a atriz Lupe Gigliotti, irmã de Chico Anysio". Folha. 2010-12-20. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
  2. ^ a b c d "Atriz Lupe Gigliotti, irmã de Chico Anysio, morre no Rio". Correio do Estado. 2010-12-20. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
  3. ^ "Blame It on Rio". FilmsAndTV. Archived from the original on 2013-01-23. Retrieved 2011-12-30.

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