Camila Manhães Sampaio (born June 14, 1977), better known as Camila Pitanga, is a Brazilian actress and former model. She is internationally renowned for her roles in films and telenovelas. In films, she is known for her roles in Quilombo, Caramuru: A Invenção do Brasil, Redentor, Eu Receberia as Piores Notícias dos Seus Lindos Lábios, Uma História de Amor e Fúria among others. In television she is known for her roles in Paraíso Tropical, Cama de Gato, Lado a Lado, Babilônia and Velho Chico.
Camila Pitanga starred the film I'd Receive the Worst News from Your Beautiful Lips.
Pitanga was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is the daughter of actors Vera Manhães and Antônio Pitanga and Benedita da Silva's stepdaughter. She is sister to Rocco Pitanga, also an actor. She is of African descent on her father and mother's side.
Camila studied at Pentagono College and she is a director of Human Rights Movement.
Camila is an atheist. In 2001, she married the art director Claudio Amaral Peixoto. On 19 May 2008 she gave birth to her first daughter Antonia. The girl's name was a tribute to her father. In 2011, the couple separated.
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