|Born||Talita Werneck Arguelhes
11 August 1983
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Occupation||Actress, presenter, comedian, musician|
|Years active||1992–present (actress)
She began her acting studies with the age of 9, subsequently appeared in her first theatrical performance at 11. Her debut in a televised program occurred in 2008, when she joined the cast of Dilemas de Irene. Two years later, she joined the team of Quinta Categoria, the former MTV Brasil, and participated in several other station's programs between 2010 and 2012.
Tatá was only raised to fame in 2013, after obtaining the role of a comedic hoochie Valdirene who longed to marry a rich man in the soap opera Amor à Vida, transmitted by Rede Globo, the main television station from the country. Its performance achieved huge success and consecrated it as the revelation of the year almost unanimously in the press. Since then, the comedian starred channel programs Multishow, including the success of Vai Que Cola and the comedy Tudo pela Audiência, which she co-host with the comedian Fábio Porchat, as well as the television series I Love Paraisópolis, starring opposite to Bruna Marquezine. Currently, Werneck plays Fedora Abdalla in Haja Coração.
In terms of performance, Tatá stands out for her skillful improvisation and is considered one of the main representatives of comedy in Brazil. In 2010, the actress was voted the funniest comedian in the country by readers of site Universo Online. In 2013, she received the nickname "Queen of Improvisation" portal iG and in 2014, she won the title of "Best Breakthrough" in a poll conducted by Folha de S.Paulo with viewers Rede Globo. In addition, she was named "Woman of the Year" by the Brazilian edition of men's magazine GQ and became the first comedian to star in a cosmetic company advertising L'Oréal. In May 2016, the magazine Capricho named her the "Queen of Comedy".
Besides actress, Tatá is the lead singer of a musical group called "Renatinho", since 2012, and actively participates in defense of animal protection and inclusion of disabled, and was one of the founders of the first theater group to produce affordable pieces to those called Os Inclusos e os Sisos – Mobilization Theatre for Diversity.
In 2004 Tatá started, with her college classmates, a theater group called "Os Inclusos e os sisos"- Theatre Mobilization for Diversity, which was the first Brazilian group to create a totally accessible play for handicapped people.
MTV and national recognition
Tatá was also a comedian in the broadcaster MTV, where she began to gain her knowledge. Apart from that, Tatá acted in some great cinema productions, such as the movie "Teste de Elenco".
In February 2013, Talita eventually signed her first contract with Rede Globo to act in a soap opera.
|2013||Amor à Vida||Valdirene do Espírito Santo||Rede Globo|
|2015||I Love Paraisópolis||Pandora Balbino (Danda)|
|2016||Totalmente Demais||Fedora Abdala Varella (Fefê)|
|1992||Clube da Criança||
|2008||Dilemas de Irene||
|2012||Comédia MTV Ao Vivo|
|2014||Tudo pela Audiência||
|2014||Vai que cola||
|2011||Teste de Elenco||N/A|
|2011||Podía Ser Pior||N/A|
|2012||De Pernas pro Ar 2||Juliana Tavares|
|2017||Neurotic Quest for Serenity||Kika K|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Award||Category||Title of Work||Result||Ref.|
|2013||Prêmio Extra de Televisão||Best Female Revelation||Amor à Vida||Won|
|Meus Prêmios Nick||Favorite Actress||Nominated|
|Prêmio Quem de Televisão||Revelation||Won|
|Melhores do Ano||Best Female Revelation||Won|
|Capricho Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|APCA Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|UOL||Best Male/Female Revelation||Won|
|2014||Troféu Imprensa||Revelation of Year||Won|
|Troféu Internet||Revelation of Year||Won|
|Prêmio Contigo! de TV||Revelation||Won|
- "Walcyr Carrasco promete polêmica em próxima novela". Notícias BR (in Spanish).
- Neymar deve ser vítima do "golpe da barriga" de Tatá Werneck em novela. F5. Folha.com. Página visitada el 16 de febrero de 2013.
- Comédia MTV ao Vivo