Born in Lisbon, in 1986, António Pinhão Botelho is a Portuguese actor and director. Graduating from Lisbon’s Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema in 2008. Pinhão Botelho released the short-film O Rio in 2014. By 2018 the director presented his first feature, Ruth, detailing an important moment in Eusébio da Silva Ferreira’s life – one of the most important portuguese soccer players. He was also assistant director of Le Cahier Noir (Valéria Sarmiento, 2018) and The Domain (Tiago Guedes, 2019).