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Mauricio Rajmín Borensztein

Also Known As: "Tato Bores"
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death: January 11, 1996 (68)
Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Cancer)
Place of Burial: Pablo Nogués, Malvinas Argentinas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Immediate Family:

Son of Szmuel Borensztein and Sura Ita Borensztein
Husband of Berta Borensztein
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Abraham Cherszek Borensztein; Private and Private

Occupation: Actor, Humorista, Monologuista
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About Tato Bores

Mauricio Borensztein (27 April 1927 – 11 January 1996), known by the stage name Tato Bores, was an Argentine film, theatre and television comedian, who specialized in political humor. His ironic TV monologues, delivered at a fast pace, became a reference point for generations of Argentines.

He took his first steps into the humor field in 1957, after the fall of Juan Perón, debuting in state-owned Channel 7. When in character, he wore dress coat, white bow tie and a deliberately badly cut wig, and waved a cigar. Besides the monologues, at some point during each show he pretended to dial the number of the Casa Rosada and speak to the President (whoever it was at the time), asking pointed questions or commenting on uncomfortable news.

Near the end of his life, Borensztein abandoned the weekly show format and resorted to "special programmes" every month or more. In one of these, he appeared as Dr. Helmut Strasse, "argentinologist", an archeologist specialized in the lost land of Argentina, which had sunk into the Atlantic Ocean 500 years before the fictional time frame of the show. The show was a humorous mockumentary about the downfall of Argentina where Borensztein, speaking in a mixture of Yiddish, German and some odd words in Spanish, overdubbed into straight Spanish by a narrator, commented on the latest findings and theories while he toured a digging site.

Acerca de Tato Bores (Español)

Mauricio Borensztein, más conocido por su nombre artístico Tato Bores, (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27 de abril de 1927 – 11 de enero de 1996) fue un reconocido humorista, actor y presentador de televisión argentino. Si bien actuó en cine, teatro y televisión, es en este último medio donde con su humor político marcó a generaciones de argentinos. Es apodado el Actor Cómico de la Nación.

Hizo reír a varias generaciones de habitantes a lo largo de su carrera de más de 50 años. Fue una de las figuras más respetadas y queridas del país. Participó en 19 películas y una infinidad de ciclos de TV y obras teatrales. Fue declarado Ciudadano Ilustre de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires en 1992.

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Tato Bores's Timeline

April 27, 1927
Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
January 11, 1996
Age 68
Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cementerio Jardín de Paz, Pablo Nogués, Malvinas Argentinas, Buenos Aires, Argentina