Danuza Leão

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Danuza Leão (July 26, 1933 – June 22, 2022) was a Brazilian model, socialite, journalist, writer, and actress. She was born in Itaguaçu, Espírito Santo. She worked as a columnist in Folha de S.Paulo.[1] She had a minor role at Glauber Rocha's 1967 FIPRESCI Award winning movie Entranced Earth.

She was the older sister of singer Nara Leão and was married to Samuel Wainer, founder of the newspaper Última Hora.[2]

Danuza died from respiratory failure in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 22, 2022 at the age of 88.[3]

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  1. Leão's column at Folha.com
  2. Paulistano (September 10, 2010). "Perfis paulistas 4: Pinky Wainer" (in Portuguese). O Globo. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  3. "Danuza Leão, escritora, jornalista e ex-modelo, morre aos 88 anos". G1 (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2022-06-23.

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