Filipe Duarte, actor of the soap opera “Amor de Mãe”, dies at 46

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Filipe Duarte, Portuguese actor who played Gaboboyfriend of Telma (Adriana Esteves) at soap opera Amor de Mãe died today (17) after suffering a myocardial infarction. The actor was married to the Spanish actress Nuria Mencía, with whom he had an 8 year old daughter.

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Filipe Duarte, character ‘Gabo’ dies in the soap opera ‘Amor de Mãe’

In the soap opera Amor de Mãe, the characters of Filipe Duarte and Adriana Esteves, Gabo and Telma, even planned to move to Portugal, which by coincidence was the native country of the late actor. However, the soap opera’s protagonist gave up on leaving when her daughter-in-law, Camila (Jessica Ellen), had her pregnancy interrupted.

In an interview with the newspaper O Globo, Filipe Duarte described his coming to Brazil:

Despite being a Portuguese citizen, I am born in Angola, where I lived until I was 3 years old. Brazil has this natural wealth that reminds me of my roots there. So, I didn’t have any adaptation problem.

Revealed the actor.

The actor also commented on the recordings for the 9 pm soap opera, which also recently featured singer Anitta.

This time, I have recorded a lot and I have little free time, after all, I’m not here on vacation. But just seeing this Rio de Janeiro look, which is something unique in the world, I already feel privileged to be here

Filipe Duarte said in an interview with the newspaper O Globo.

Filipe Duarte has an extensive career in cinema, and won the Portuguese Golden Globe for the film “Vida Invisível”. Check out some more films starring the actor:

Variations (2019) Gray and Black (2017) The Death of Louis XV (2016) The Invisible Life (2013) Imagine (2012) Mel de Oranjas (2012) Voodoo (2010) The Other Edge (2007) Bad Thing (2006) One shot in the dark (2005) Costa dos Murmúrios (2004) The Miracle According to Salomé (2004)