Joana Ribeiro

Joana Isabel de Alvim Rodrigo Pereira Ribeiro (b. 25 March 1992, Lisbon) is a Portuguese television and film actress and model.

Joana Isabel de Alvim Ribeiro
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Alvim Ribeiro at the 2018 Cannes Festival
Born (1992-03-25) March 25, 1992 (age 28)
OccupationActress and model


Joana Ribeiro was born on 25 March 1992 in Lisbon, Portugal to an engineer father and veterinarian mother. She studied first at the Luís Madureiro School in Alfragide, and the completed secondary studies in Lisbon.[1] Ribeiro initially studied architecture, but changed her focus to acting. She signed with an agency, Lisbon Elite, and played in the short film Herencia del Silencio (Silent Inheritance).

Ribeiro's breakout role was as Mariana Côrte-Real in the telenovela Dancin' Days for the Sociedade Independente de Comunicação (SIC).[when?][1] Her next role was in another SIC telenovela, Sol de Invierno (Winter Sun).[2] She was cast as Susan Delgado in Amazon Prime Video's cancelled 2020 The Dark Tower series.[3]

Internationally, she's been in The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) by Terry Gilliam, Fatima (2020) by Marco Pontecorvo and Infinite by Antoine Fuqua.

She was one of the 10 Shooting Stars at the Berlin Film Festival in 2020. Joana is represented by Subtitle Talent Agency.


  1. ^ a b ""Em Nova Iorque percebi que só seria feliz a representar"". Correio da Manhã (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Joana Ribeiro contratada pela TVI após seis anos na SIC". Correio da Manhã (in Portuguese). Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  3. ^ Corcoran, Nina. "Amazon Studios cancels The Dark Tower series". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 11 March 2020.

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