Taís Araújo Movies and Career Information
Nov 25, 1978
Taís Bianca Gama de Araújo (born on November 25, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian actress. She was the first black Brazilian actress to be a protagonist in a Brazilian telenovela, Xica da Silva (1996), in Rede Manchete. She was also a protagonist on another telenovela, Da Cor do Pecado (2004) in Rede Globo channel. Araújo became the first black actress to be a protagonist of a telenovela in prime time of the largest Brazilian television network, Rede Globo. She is the main actress of the soap Viver a Vida. She said this is very important, saying: "When I was little, I did not have anything that looked like me! Now a black girl can have references on TV, including as a standard of beauty."