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Carmen Miranda

Brazilian actress and singer

Carmen Miranda (February 9, 1909 – August 5, 1955) was a Portuguese-Brazilian singer and actress. She was best known for her exotic costumes and hats made of fruit.

Carmen Miranda
Gangs all here trailer.jpg
From the movie The Gang's All Here (1943)
Born
Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha, GCIH

(1909-02-09)9 February 1909
Died5 August 1955(1955-08-05) (aged 46)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Other namesThe Brazilian Bombshell
The Chiquita Banana Girl
The Lady in the tutti frutti hat
Years active1928–1955
Spouse(s)
David Alfred Sebastian (m. 1947–1955)
her death