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Jacqueline Sato is a Brazilian actress of Japanese, Brazilian, Spanish, Portuguese, and German descent. Her first experience in television was as the TV host of Sessão Super Heróis (Superheroes Session) when she was just 12 years old. At 17 years old, she started studying acting and debuted in the theater with One Play for Another, directed by Brian Penido Ross, and Antigone, directed by Sérgio Ferrara. Since then, she has never stopped.

On television, her first dramatic role was as Bianca in Corações Feridos (Wounded Hearts) in 2010, broadcasted by SBT.

As a multitalented artist, in 2011, she presented Encantador de Cães (The Dog Whisperer) on RedeTV. As a nature and animal lover, she did it with passion and outstanding performance, making the reality show reach the channel’s top three in ratings.

During 2013 and 2014, she played Jéssica, a sensual and funny tattoo artist in Além do Horizonte (Beyond the Horizon) at Rede Globo. Also in 2014, she made Na Mira do Crime (At the Crime’s Target), a TV Series produced by FOX Television and Rede Record, exhibited in 2015. In the same year, she was invited to play Harumi in Psi, an International Emmy Award-nominated TV series from HBO. She also joined the play’s cast, A Lenda do Vale da Lua (The Moon’s Valley Legend) performed in São Paulo at Porto Seguro Theater.

As a proud fan of Japanese anime, Jacqueline became the singer for the Brazilian version of Doraemon, a Japanese anime that aired for more than 40 years in Japan.

From 2016 to 2017, she played Yumi, one of the main roles in the hit Sol Nascente (Rising Sun) at Rede Globo.

In 2017, she got her first protagonist, Marina, in the TV Series (Des)encontros ([Mis]matches) for the Sony Channel in Latin America.The series was broadcast in 2018, the same year she was seen on the big screen for the first time. Her first role in movies was as Caroline, a yoga teacher and ex-girlfriend of Virgílio (Mateus Solano), the main character of Talvez uma História de Amor (“Maybe a Love Story”), produced by Warner Bros. and directed by Rodrigo Bernardo.

Back to Rede Globo, in 2018, she joined the cast of the period soap opera Orgulho e Paixão (“Pride and Passion”) as Mariko.

The year 2019 started with Jacqueline dubbing Melissa Shield, one of the main characters in the manga movie My Hero Academia: 2 Heroes, a famous Japanese anime. Then she joined the cast of 10 Horas para o Natal (“10 hours for Christmas”), directed by Cris D’Ámato and released in December 2020. In 2019, she also got the role of Ayumi in the upcoming TV series Os Ausentes (“The Missing Ones”), directed by Caroline Fioratti and Raoni Rodrigues and produced by TNT.

Jacqueline graduated with a degree in communications (radio and television broadcasting) from FAAP University (Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado). She also studied singing (belting) at Conservatório Musical Souza Lima, and she practices singing, jazz, ballet, yoga, and muay Thai.

Between one job and another, her passion for her craft has led her to different educational opportunities. She always finds time to study more in Brazil or abroad. In São Paulo, she studied at the traditional theater company Grupo TAPA for four years, taking classes with Eduardo Tolentino, Brian Penido, Guilherme Santanna, and Clara Carvalho. Throughout her career, she has studied with renowned national professionals (i.e., Fátima Toledo, José Eduardo Belmonte, Tomas Rezende, Ana Dias, Hugo Moss, and Cristiane Paoli Quito) and iconic international professionals (i.e., Ivana Chubbuck, Margie Haber, Nancy Bishop, Larry Silverberg, Ranjiv Pereira Jandiz Estrada, and Andreas Simma – Theatre du Soleil).

She spent time in New York City as well, where she studied musical theater, and recently, in 2019, she dedicated her time in Los Angeles to deeply investigating the Meisner technique at the Sandford Meisner Center and Ivana Chubbuck’s technique at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio. She also found time to practice improvisation at the Groundlings.

Currently, Jacqueline hosts two TV shows at Band TV: Pet Whisperers and Bruce Lee, the Legend.

Besides her acting career, Jacqueline is the CEO of House of Cats, an animal protection nonprofit that has already helped around 2,000 cats find a home.

Among these ways of using her voice, she is also very engaged in nature preservation, using her platforms to speak about essential subjects, such as sustainability, environmental crises, slow fashion, and different ways of changing habits to find less environmentally harmful ones.