Entertainment & Art

  • * Vanessa (Barrigas) Marcil, Actress, Melrose Place, Portuguese Father
    * Tony Martin, Producer, actor, radio show, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Fausto Mathias, Choreographer, Prize winner, Modern dances, NY
    * Carlos de Mattos, Movie Industry, Mathews Studio, Twice an Oscar winner, (ET), Angola
    *John Mattos, illustrator, over 100 awards
    * Ryan McCormack, Music Producer, Portuguese Mother
    * Danica McKellar, Actress, "Wonder Years" , Portuguese Ancestry
    * Glenn Medeiros, Singer (808) 923-7469, Polynesian Palace, Hawaii
    * Jason C. Medeiros, American M.C., record producer, songwriter, and social activist.
    * Joe Medeiros, Director, Tonight Show Jay Leno, NBC Network, NY
    * Tony Medeiros, Professional Musician, Portuguese Ancestry
  • * Rod de Medicis **,Rodrigo Nobrega Pinto de Medicis, Movie Actor, Northern Portugal
    * Rebert S. de Mello, Honolulu Symphony Conductor, Azores, 1935 - music educator -d 1966
    * Susan Mello, Opera singer, soprano from Fall River, MA., Parents S. Miguel, Azores
    * Tamara Mello, Actress, Portuguese Ancestry
    * John A. Mendes , Magician as Prince Mendes, Falls River, MA
    * Sam Mendes, Movie and Stage Musicals Producer, (American Beauty), Portuguese father
    * Jesse Metcalfe, Actor, Desperate Housewives, Portuguese Ancestry, mother
    * Aurora Miranda, Movie actress, singer, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Carmen Miranda, Portuguese Born Actress & Singer, Portugal, Brazil, (died in Hollywood)
    * Shanna Moakler, Actress, Model, Wife Blink 182 Drummer, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Wendy Moniz, Movie and TV Actress (The Guardian), Fall River, MA, Portuguese Parents
    * Edgar Morais, Actor, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Mauricio Morais, Singer, Songwriter, Portuguese American
    * Susan Neves, Opera Singer, 1996
    * Silvia Nevjinsky, Dancer Paul Taylor Company, NY
    * Omar, "O.C." Credle, MC/hip hop, Portuguese Grandparents
    * Elmar Oliveira, Violinist, Tchaikowski Prize winner, Naugatuck, CT, Portuguese parents
    * Nathan Oliveira, Stanford University - Artist Painter, Oakland, CA 1928
    * Manny Oliveira, Comedian, HBO, A&E, TV & Movies, East Providence, Portuguese ancestry
    * Maxine Olson, Artist, Portuguese Ancestry
    * David Ortiz, Actor (Miss Match - NBC), (People 2004), Portuguese Ancestry
    * Nester Paiva, Actor, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Mariano Palhinha, Magic Inventor and writer of magic books, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Piper Perabo, Movie Actress, Singer, Coyote Ugly, born in NJ, Portuguese mother
    * Harold, "José Pereira de Faria" Peary, Comedian, The Great Gildersleeve, Azores Parents
    * Diana Pereira, Ford Agency Model, Super Model of the World at 17
    * Kevin Pereira, Co-host G4's "Attack of the Show!, Portuguese Ancestry
    * William Pereira, Architect, Cape Canaveral, CBS TV, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Joe Perry, Lead guitarist "Aerosmith", Portuguese Ancestry
    * Katy Perry, Singer, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Linda Perry, Songwriter, 2 time Grammy winner, Portuguese Father
    * Steve Perry, Singer, Records 10 million copies, Journey Band, CA
    * Phillip Pine, film and television actor, writer, director, and producer, Portuguese Ancestry
    *Pedro Mendonça Pinto, Portuguese American journalist, sports anchor for CNN International
    * Artur Pizarro, Pianist, Kansas City, KS 1998
    * James Rainho, Magic Inventor w/100 patents, Lecturer. Magician, born in Portugal
    *Mel Ramos is a U.S. figurative painter 1935
    * Joe Raposo, Musician, Composer, Sesame Street, MA
    * Stephen Rebello, Writer, Journalist, Author, Editor, (Movieline), Azorean grandparents
    * Keanu Reeves, Movie Actor, Portuguese Ancestry
    * John Reis, American musician, singer, guitarist, record label owner, and disc jockey.
    * Gerardo Ribeiro, Violinist, 1998
    * Carmelyn Rio-Borroz, Writer, Washington, Arizona
    *Charles Rodrigues, cartoonist, Portuguese, Madeira parents
    * Eugenio Manuel Rodrigues, Composer of Coimbra, CT State Univ., Yale & Duke
    * David Lee Roth, Band Van Halen , Dick Clark show, musician, singer, Portuguese Grandmother
    * Daniela Ruah , NCIS LA 2009, - Actress, Boston, MA, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Curtis Salgado, Singer and harmonica player
    * Dominic Sandoval, Dancer
    * Al Santos, Radio Announcer, Washington, DC, Born in Portugal
    * Al Santos, NY Actor/model, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Frank Santos, Noted Hypnotist, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Angelo Dos Santos, Classical Harmonica Player, Brazil, Born Agueda, Portugal
    * Nicole dos Santos, Actress, Broadway
    * Daniel Silva, Author Best Seller, Journalist,, Azorean adopted parents, MA
    * Tom Silva, "TV Star ", PBS, This Old House series
    * William Posey Silva, Landscape Painter, Artist
    * Hattie Bence Silvia, Artist, Painter, Pioneer Teacher, (1871-1971), Azores Ancestry
    * Horace (Ward Martin Tavares Silva) Silver, Jazz Musician, Composer, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Nikki (Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna) Sixx, Motley Crue, Portuguese Father
    * Zózimo de Sousa, Actor, (b), Born Azores, St. George, 1888
    * John Philip de Sousa, Composer Military Marches, Washington, DC
    * Steven de Sousa, Writer, Die Hard, Beverly Hills,etc.,  (Hollywood), Madeira Parents
    * Danielle Steel, #1 Bestselling Author,  (1947-), Maternal grandparents born in Azores
    * George C. de Sylva **, Producer, Song writer
    * Henry da Sylva **, Henrique Maria Jaime da Silva, Movie Actor, Director, Lisbon, 1920's
    * Jonathan Taylor (Weiss) Thomas, Movie & TV Actor, Home Improvement, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Manuel Robert Thomas, Famous Magician of the 30s and 40s, Portuguese Ancestry
    * Karen Valentine, Actress TV series: Room 222, parents from Azores
    * Joey Vieira, Lassie TV series, Patriot, ABC TV, Movie & TV Actor, Azores ancestry
    * Meredith Vieira, Announcer with Barbara Walters, ABC-TV, Providence, RI, Azores Ancestry
    * Ramana Vieira, Contemporary singer of the traditional Portuguese Fado.
    * Young Fire, Euro-Dance duo born in Azores, living in U.S.

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