Carmen Miranda
Date of Birth
Feb 09, 1909
Birth Place:
Marco de Canavezes, Lisbon, Portugal

Biography

Moviedom's "Brazilian Bombshell" was actually born in Portugal, but as a child Carmen Miranda moved with her large and prosperous family to Rio de Janeiro. That she became a popular musical comedy star is all the more remarkable when one realizes that Miranda was born with deformed feet and had to wear special "lifts" for her performances. Miranda was a well-established and much beloved Brazilian...