Arlete Salles

Arlete Salles, stage name Arlette Sales Lopes (born Paudalho, June 17, 1942) is a Brazilian actress.

Arlete Salles
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Arlette Sales Lopes

(1942-06-17) 17 June 1942 (age 79)
Years active1958–present
Spouse(s)Lucio Mauro (1958–1970)
Tony Tornado (1970s)


Born in the interior of Pernambuco, she was married between 1958 and 1970 to the actor Lucio Mauro, with whom she has two children: Alexander Barbalho (actor) and Gilberto Salles (filmmaker). Her grandchildren are actor Pedro Medina and Joan.[1] She divorced Lucio Mauro and at the end of the 1970s, and was married to actor Tony Tornado. Arlete Salles was the joint winner of the São Paulo Association of Art Critics Award for Best Actress in 1996. After battling cancer, she returned to TV in 2016 as a comical maid Consuelo in Babilônia.[2] As of 2017 she is cast on a major role in a new telenovela O Alienista, based on a book by Machado de Assis.[3]

Notable TV appearances include:


  1. ^ "Arlete Salles após vencer o câncer: "Voltei mais forte"".
  2. ^ ""É hipócrita e canalha", diz Arlete Salles sobre Consuelo de "Babilônia"".
  3. ^ "Arlete Salles integra o elenco da série "O Alienista"". 18 February 2017.

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