Leona Cavalli

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Leona Cavalli
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Born Alleyona Canedo da Silva
November 6, 1969 (1969-11-06) (age 45)
Rosário do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Occupation Actress

Leona Cavalli (stage name Alleyona Canedo da Silva, November 6, 1969 in Rosário do Sul) is a Brazilian actress.

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Her father politician, lawyer and poet and teacher mother's name, has three brothers.[1][2] At birth, was named Alleyona. His mother wanted it to be Leona, but the father thought the name too strong for a baby and decided to adapt - it. Cavalli comes from their sponsors.

His childhood was in nature, playing fields by the gauchos, where the horse ran, climbed trees, swam praticaca and many other sports. With his father, who was twice mayor of the city, learned early to live with a lot of people climbing on the stump, attending rallies without bothering to be the daughter of a public person alive. With his mother, learned to appreciate the beauty and love freedom.[1]

At age ten he was traveling, had boyfriends and wanted to be an actress.[1]

He participated in several parts as, A Divina Sarah, As Lágrimas Amargas de Petra Von Kant, Brincando em cima Daquilo, O Homem e o Cavalo, etc.[1]

Then came the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), in the course of Performing Arts and the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC), in the course of law. But, dropped everything and went to St. Paul in an attempt to do theater professionally.[1]

Participated in several movies such as, Um Céu de Estrelas, Amarelo Manga, Carandiru, Olga, Antônia, Aparecida - O Milagre, etc.

Is also participated in several telenovelas and miniseries as, Belíssima, Bang Bang, the miniseries Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico Mendes, Duas Caras, Negócio da China, etc.

In 2011, he made a cameo on the soap opera, Araguaia.[3] Currently, this air, soap opera, A Vida da Gente as Dra. Celina.[4][5]

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