Astrud Gilberto

Astrud Gilberto produced music for multiple Hollywood productions during the course of her Hollywood career. Gilberto began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the action film "Prisoner of ... Read more »
Born: 03/30/1940 in Salvador, Bahia, BR

Filmography

Music (11)

The Intern 2015 (Movie)

("The Girl From Ipanema") (Song Performer)

Juno 2007 (Movie)

("Once I Loved") (Song Performer)

V for Vendetta 2006 (Movie)

("The Girl From Ipanema") (Song Performer)

Happy Endings 2005 (Movie)

("Mas Que Nada") (Song Performer)

Down With Love 2003 (Movie)

("Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)") (Song Performer)

Duplex 2003 (Movie)

("Agua De Beber") (Song Performer)

Heartbreakers 2001 (Movie)

("Aqua de beber") (Song Performer)

Next Stop Wonderland 1998 (Movie)

("Corcovado") (Song Performer)

Wayne's World 2 1993 (Movie)

("The Girl From Ipanema") (Song Performer)

Prisoner of Rio 1988 (Movie)

("Prisoner of Rio") (Song Performer)

The Hanged Man 1963 (Movie)

("Only Trust Your Husband" "The Girl From Ipanema") (Song Performer)
Actor (2)

The Hanged Man 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hanged Man 1963 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Biography

Astrud Gilberto produced music for multiple Hollywood productions during the course of her Hollywood career. Gilberto began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the action film "Prisoner of Rio" (1988) with Steven Berkoff, "Wayne's World 2" (1993) with Mike Myers and the Hope Davis dramatic comedy "Next Stop Wonderland" (1998). An an actress as well as a musician, Gilberto took on a part in the crime drama "The Hanged Man" (1964) with Robert Culp. In the early 2000s, Gilberto's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the Sigourney Weaver action picture "Heartbreakers" (2001), the comedy "Down With Love" (2003) with Renee Zellweger and "Duplex" (2003). Her work was also in the Lisa Kudrow comedic drama "Happy Endings" (2005). Gilberto's music was also featured in "V for Vendetta" (2006), the Ellen Page box office smash dramedy "Juno" (2007) and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" (2008) with Jason Segel. Gilberto's music was most recently featured in the comedy "The Intern" (2015) with Robert De Niro.

Milestones

1992

Received the Latin Jazz USA Award for Lifetime Achievement.

1965

Released The Astrud Gilberto Album.

1964

Appeared in the films "Get Yourself a College Girl" and "The Hanged Man."

1963

Sang on two tracks on the album Getz/Gilberto featuring João Gilberto, Stan Getz, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, despite having never sung professionally before.

Known for such albums as "Finest Hour" and "Jazz 'Round Midnight"

Bonus Trivia

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Is of Brazilian and German heritage.

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Emigrated to the United States to live with her then-husband, João Gilberto.

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Had never sung professionally before when she appeared on the album Getz/Gilberto.

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Has recorded songs in Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Japanese.

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