- Leonor Baldaque is a Portuguese actress who was born in 1977 in Porto and currently lives in Paris. She regularly stars on films directed by veteran Manoel de Oliveira. She is granddaughter of Award-winning writer Agustina Bessa-Luís. Leonor was one of the European Shooting Stars nominated by the European Film Promotion. In January 2012, Gallimard published her first novel "Vita (La Vie Légère)".