Christine Fernandes (born March 1, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois)[1] is an American Brazilian actress.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, to Brazilian parents, Christine moved to Brazil at 4 years old. At 13 she started playing volleyball and became federated. Soon after she began modeling. At 17 she moved back to the United States to attend High School in California. When she turned 18, she moved to Japan and lived in Tokyo for 2 years working as a photographic model.

She returned to Brazil in 1995 and was invited to act on a telenovela (Brazilian soap opera) beginning her acting career. She is married to the fellow Brazilian actor Floriano Peixoto.


The daughter of Brazilian parents was born and lived until 3 years of age in the United States. His family returned to Brazil, to the city of Rio de Janeiro.[1]

From thirteen to seventeen years was volleyball player, soon after became an international model for seven years. She studied in Califórnia many years of high school to university, when she returned there and lived alone. There she also paraded. Christine also lived in Japan for two years.[1]

After a test for the Actors Workshop of Rede Globo, was cast in his first TV appearance, an interest in the novel Quatro por Quatro (1994),[2] of Carlos Lombardi. The following year, Manoel Carlos bet the young actress and gave her a prominent role in História de Amor.[3] Among other works, Christine attended Perdidos de Amor, a novel independent Rede Bandeirantes, but soon returned and appeared in the Rede Globo productions as Chiquinha Gonzaga (1999)[4] and Esplendor (2000),[5] in which she met the actor Marcelo Serrado, with whom she was married from 1994 to 1999.[1]

She made her first appearance on film in Slapstick and O Trapalhão e a Luz Azul (1999), Paulo Aragão Neto and Alexandre Boury.[6]

with the novel Essas Mulheres, she had her recognition, being the protagonist of the story.[3] Then novel Christine participated Páginas da Vida.[3][7]

In 2007 Christine was in the cast of the play Hedda Glaber.[8] Christine joined the cast of the soap opera A Favorita in 2008.[2][9][10] The actress in 2009, joined the cast of soap opera Viver a Vida of Rede Globo.[3][11]

In 2010 Christine joined the cast of the seventh season of Dança dos Famosos,[12][13] under the Domingão do Faustão. In 2011 she presented the program Saia Justa, in the GNT, along with Dan Stulbach, Eduardo Moscovis, Mônica Waldvogel, Teté Ribeiro, Xico Sá and Léo Jaime, but left the program because of personal problems and was replaced by actress Camila Morgado.[14][15]

In 2012 she was in the episode A Fofoqueira de Porto Alegre in series As Brasileiras[16] and confirmed in this telenovela Avenida Brasil of João Emanuel Carneiro, she will play Mônica in the novel.[17]

She is married to actor Floriano Peixoto, who has a son, Pedro, born in July 2003.[1][18]


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Quatro por Quatro Ralado's girlfriend Cameo
1995 História de Amor Marininha
1996 Você Decide Episode: "Aconteceu..."
Perdidos de Amor Maria Luísa
1998 Você Decide Amanda Episode: "Tabu"
Você Decide Viviane Episode: "Amor ao Próximo"
Caça Talentos Melissa
Labirinto Dora
1999 Chiquinha Gonzaga Alzira
2000 Esplendor Flávia Regina
2001 Estrela-Guia Lalá Gouveia
2003 Kubanacan Blanca Paiani
2005 Essas Mulheres Aurélia Lemos Camargo (Seixas)
2006 Páginas da Vida Simone Bueno
2008 Episódio Especial Herself Cameo
A Favorita Rita Porto
2009 Superbonita Herself Presenter
Episódio Especial Herself Cameo
Viver a Vida Ariane Vidigal
2010 Episódio Especial Herself Cameo
Dança dos Famosos 7 Herself Reality show of Domingão do Faustão
A Vida Alheia Melina Rosa Episode: "Nem tudo que Reluz"
Diversã Paula Special End of Year
2011 Saia Justa Herself Presenter
2012 As Brasileiras Lili Galhardo Episode: "A Fofoqueira de Porto Alegre"
Avenida Brasil Mônica Cameo
Cheias de Charme Scarlet Benson Cameo
Year Title Role
1999 O Trapalhão e a Luz Azul Princess Allim / Milla
2000 Duas Vezes com Helena Helena
2001 Amores Possíveis Meeting agency's secretary
O Xangô de Baker Street Albertina
2002 Lara Odete Lara
2003 Rua 6, Sem Número Maíra
2005 Mais uma Vez Amor Clara
2012 De Pernas pro Ar 2 Vitória
Year Title Role
2007 Hedda Gabler - Henrik Ibsen Hedda Gabler


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