At age 16, Alba Baptista started her career as the main character in Simão Cayatte‘s “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’, “Equinócio”, and in “Patrick” by Gonçalo Waddington. She can soon be seen in “Fatima” opposite Harvey Keitel, Sônia Braga, and Joana Ribeiro, directed by Marco Pontecorvo. Her most recent film is “Patrick” directed by Gonçalo Waddington, which premiered and was in competition at San Sebastián International Film Festival. Alba has recently completed filming the lead role of ‘Ava’ in Netflix’s new series “Warrior Nun”, which is due for worldwide release in early 2020.
PLAYING AGE: 16 - 23
NATIONALITY: PORTUGUESE + BRAZILIAN