Carmen Miranda was a Portuguese-born Brazilian singer, dancer, and actress. Active from 1928 to 1955, she was known as "The Brazilian Bombshell" and was famous for her signature fruit hat outfit in her American films. Miranda's notable pieces include her 1930 recording of Taí (Pra Você Gostar de Mim) and her role in the 1943 film The Gang's All Here. She made significant achievements, such as being the highest-paid woman in the United States in 1945. Miranda's performances popularized Brazilian music and increased awareness of Latin culture. She was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.