Alba Baptista (born 10 July 1997) is a Portuguese actress. She began her career in her native Portugal with the telenovela Jardins Proibidos (2014–2015). She then starred in multiple Portuguese telenovelas and series such as A Impostora, Filha da Lei, A Criação, and Jogo Duplo.
|Born||10 July 1997|
Baptista was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Her Portuguese mother met her father, a Brazilian engineer from Rio de Janeiro, when she worked as a translator in Brazil. In addition to her native Portuguese, Baptista speaks English, Spanish, French, and German.
At age 16, Alba Baptista started her career as the main character in Simão Cayatte's short film Miami. For her performance, she received the Best Actress Award at the Festival Ibérico de Ciné. During the following years, Alba developed a strong cinema career in Portugal, as well as starring in roles on three popular Portuguese series. Her film work includes: Caminhos Magnétykos by Edgar Pêra, in which she played the role of "Catarina"; and Equinócio by Ivo Ferreira. In 2019 she appeared in the film Patrick, the directorial debut of Gonçalo Waddington, and which was in competition at San Sebastián International Film Festival, where it premiered. She appeared in the 2020 feature film Fatima opposite Harvey Keitel, Sônia Braga, and Joana Ribeiro, which is directed by Marco Pontecorvo. Alba starred in the lead role of Ava in Netflix's series Warrior Nun, which was released 2 July 2020. She is represented by UTA Talents in the United States, Subtitle Talent in the UK, and Elite Lisbon in Portugal.
|2012||Amanhã é um Novo Dia||Short film|
|Linhas de Sangue||Elsa Schneider|
|2020||Fatima||Mrs. Lopez Daughter|
|2022||Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris||Natasha||Post-production|
|2014-2015||Jardins Proibidos||Inês Correia||Main role|
|2016-2017||A Impostora||Beatriz Varela|
|2017||Filha da Lei||Sara|
|Madre Paula||Ana||Recurring role|
|A Criação||Ratinha||Main role|
|Sim, Chef!||Sónia||1 episode|
|2018||País Irmão||Mulher Divinal|
|2017-2018||Jogo Duplo||Leonor Neves||Main role|
|2020-present||Warrior Nun||Ava Silva|
- "Subtitle Talent". SUBTITLE TALENT.
- Beatriz Amendola (15 July 2020). "Alba Baptista, de 'Warrior Nun', é filha de brasileiro e fala cinco línguas" [Alba Baptista, from 'Warrior Nun', is the daughter of a Brazilian and speaks five languages]. entretenimento.uol.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 July 2020.
- Wiseman, Andreas (4 March 2020). "UTA Signs Alba Baptista, Star Of Netflix's Upcoming Fantasy Series 'Warrior Nun'". Deadline Hollywood.
- Sara Andrade (25 March 2020). "Alba Baptista: "Chegar acaba por ser mais fácil do que permanecer."" [Alba Baptista: "Getting there turns out to be easier than staying."]. Vogue.pt (in Portuguese).