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Freida Pinto    

Actress & Activist

International actress and model Freida Pinto first made her global breakthrough as the star of Danny Boyle’s Academy Award winning film, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE.

Since then, she has continued to build an impressive list of films and commercial campaigns on the world stage.

As an international model, Freida currently serves as a spokesperson of L’Oreal Paris. Most recently, Freida became the global ambassador for the non-profit organization Plan International’s Because I Am A Girl campaign which helps to support millions of girls get the education, support and choices they need to move themselves from a life of poverty to a future with opportunity.

In 2013, Freida also collaborated with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for the Call to Action – Girl Rising campaign.

The documentary film GIRL RISING made by Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins, showcases the power of education in transforming girls’ lives around the globe.

Freida’s other acting credits include the global box-office hit, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, IMMORTALS and Woody Allen’s YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER. She is next scheduled to appear in Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS alongside Christian Bale, Natalie Portman and Cate Blanchett.

In addition to her phenomenal acting success, Freida continues her philanthropic work as a staunch advocate for education and gender equality through her on-going work with Because I Am A Girl, Girl Rising and The Agassi Foundation.

Currently, Freida splits her time between Los Angeles, London and Mumbai.

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Freida Pinto Joins Richard Curtis' Project Everyone Campaign ...

Look to the Stars - the world of celebrity giving ... Freida Pinto and Chiwetel Ejiofor joined Richard Curtis and creator of the ad Sir John Hegarty on stage at the ...

'Knight of Cups' Producers Screen LA-Centric Film at New Indie ...

Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Wes Bentley, Brian Dennehy, Freida Pinto, Imogen Poots and Antonio Banderas co-star in the Broad Green Pictures release  ...

Freida Pinto on Diversity, Stereotypes and Jessica Chastain

WWD caught up with the actress to discuss Hollywood stereotypes, diversity and why she’s teamed up with Jessica Chastain to change the conversation.

Freida Pinto: This is revolutionary

Many of us are aware that millions of girls around the world are denied access to education...

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