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Mariana Ximenes do Prado Nuzzi, commonly known as Mariana Ximenes (born on April 26, 1981 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian actress. In 2003, she was one of the lead characters in the TV Globo telenovela Chocolate com Pimenta, where she portrayed the character Ana Francisca. In 2005, she played the role of Raíssa in the TV Globo telenovela América. In 2006, she was one of the lead actors in the TV Globo telenovela Cobras & Lagartos, playing the role of Bel.
Mariana Ximenes also appeared in several movies, like O Homem do Ano in 2003, Uma Estrela Pra Ioiô in 2004, and Gaijin - Ama-me Como Sou, in 2005. She has also appeared in the miniseries A Casa das Sete Mulheres in 2003, where she played the role of Rosário.
She is of mixed Portuguese, Italian and Dutch descent, and is currently romantically linked to producer Pedro Buarque de Hollanda.