Amora Mautner

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 24 May, 1975

*father – Ashkenazi Jewish, Croatian
*mother – Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other]

Amora Mautner is a Brazilian film and television director, and actress.

Amora is the daughter of historian Ruth Mendes dos Santos and singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and actor Jorge Mautner. His father is of half Ashkenazi Jewish [Austrian Jewish, Czech Jewish, Croatian Jewish] and half ethnic Croatian ancestry. His mother has Portuguese roots.

Amora has a daughter with her former husband, actor Marcos Palmeira.

Amora’s paternal grandfather was Paul Veit Mautner (the son of Heinrich Mautner and Helene Chersohn/Obersohn). Paul was born in Vienna, Austria, to a Jewish family. Heinrich was born in České Budějovice, the Czech Republic, the son of Veit E. Mautner and Julie Juditha Löwy. Helene was born in Osijek, Croatia.

Amora’s paternal grandmother was named Anna Ilić/Illichi. Anna was born in Yugoslavia, into a Catholic family, and was likely an ethnic Croatian.

Sources: Genealogy of Amora Mautner (focusing on her father’s side) –

Birth record of Amora’s paternal grandfather, Paul Veit Mautner –

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