The Maias (Os Maias) 22 years old

The Maias

Pedro da Maia, meets a beautiful woman called Maria Monforte with whom he gets married despite his father's objection. The marriage produces a son, Carlos Eduardo, and a daughter. Some time later, Maria Monforte falls in love with Tancredo and runs away to Italy with him, taking her daughter along. When Pedro finds out, he goes with his son to his father's house where he commits suicide. Carlos stays at his grandfather's house and is educated by him. Carlos, becomes a doctor and opens his own office. Later he meets a gorgeous woman, Maria Eduarda. The two fall in love and have dozens of nights together. Eventually Carlos finds out later that Maria lied to him about her past and he starts fearing the worst. In the end, Carlos finds out that Maria is his sister. He informs her that they are siblings and that they cannot live like this anymore. Carlos, to forget his tragedies, goes for a trip around the world.


Matheus Nachtergaele
Matheus Nachtergaele

Teodorico 'Raposão'

Selton Mello
Selton Mello

João da Ega

Ewerton de Castro
Ewerton de Castro

Manuel Vilaça

Ana Paula Arósio
Ana Paula Arósio

Maria Eduarda da Maia


Name Character
Matheus Nachtergaele He was 32 , now 54 years old as Teodorico 'Raposão'
Selton Mello He was 28 , now 50 years old as João da Ega
Myrian Muniz She was 69 , 73 years old when she died as Titi
Francisca Queiroz She was 21 , now 44 years old as Ana
Ewerton de Castro He was 55 , now 77 years old as Manuel Vilaça
Ana Paula Arósio She was 25 , now 48 years old as Maria Eduarda da Maia
Stênio Garcia He was 68 , now 91 years old as Manuel Monforte
Fábio Assunção He was 29 , now 52 years old as Carlos Eduardo da Maia
Rita Elmôr She was 26 , now 49 years old as Teresinha Silveira
Leonardo Medeiros He was 36 , now 58 years old as Taveira
Walmor Chagas He was 70 , 82 years old when he died as Afonso da Maia
Antonio Calloni He was 38 , now 60 years old as Palma Cavalão
Bruno Garcia He was 30 , now 52 years old as Adelino
Eliane Giardini She was 48 , now 70 years old as Countess of Gouvarinho
Otávio Augusto He was 55 , now 78 years old as Count of Gouvarinho
Simone Spoladore She was 21 , now 43 years old as Young Maria Monforte
Otávio Müller He was 35 , now 58 years old as Dalmaso Salcede
Paulo Betti He was 48 , now 71 years old as Joaquim Alvares de Castro Gomes
Cecil Thiré He was 57 , now 80 years old as Jacob Cohen
Eva Wilma She was 67 , now 89 years old as Maria da Cunha
Osmar Prado He was 53 , now 76 years old as Tomás de Alencar
Maria Luísa Mendonça She was 30 , now 53 years old as Rachel Cohen
Dan Stulbach He was 31 , now 54 years old as Craft
Alisson Silveira He was 17 , now 5 years old as Charles
José Lewgoy He was 80 , 82 years old when he died as Abbot Custódio
Carlos Alberto He was 75 , 81 years old when he died as Dom Diogo Coutinho


Name Job title
Eça de Queirós Writing He was 155 , 54 years old when he died Novel
John Neschling Sound He was 53 , now 76 years old Music
José Tadeu Ribeiro Crew He was 47 , now 70 years old Cinematography
Luiz Fernando Carvalho Directing He was 40 , now 63 years old Director
António Cortez Costume & Make-Up Hairstylist
Zé Paulo Cardeal Camera Still Photographer
The Maias poster
The Maias (22 years)


  • First Air Date: 2001-01-09
  • Runtime: [42] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 44