Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cuncha - . Other names : ' The Brazilian Bombshell ' ' The Chiquita Banana girl ' CARMEN MIRANDA a Portuguese - born Brazilian samba singer , dancer , Broadway actress , and Hollywood film star .
Carmen Miranda in 'That Night In Rio' Born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha 9 February 1909 Marco de Canaveses, Portugal Died 5 August 1955 (aged Beverly Hills, California, U. Cause of death Pre-eclampsiaCostume Designer: Travis Banton.
an stupefying list of pictures of Carmen Miranda. Carmen Miranda was born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha in Várzea da Ovelha e Aliviada, a village in the northern Portuguese municipality of Marco de Canaveses. Vote for the best Miranda photo.