Leonor Bessa-Luís Alves Baldaque is a Portuguese actress and writer who was born in Porto and currently lives in Paris. She regularly starred on films directed by veteran Manoel de Oliveira. She is granddaughter of Award-winning writer Agustina Bessa-Luís. Leonor was one of the European Shooting Stars nominated by the European Film Promotion. In January 2012, Gallimard published her first novel "Vita (La Vie Légère)". In 2020, Verdier published her second novel "Piero Solitude".