Robert Alexander Tálice (1902, Buenos Aires, Uruguay – 15 March 1999, 20 may), was a renowned journalist, theatrical, critical author of Uruguayan novelist, playwright, and film.


In 1910, with only eight years, he began writing and at thirteen, in 1915, opened his first theatrical play titled La nena in the Florida Theatre of his native country. At the beginning of the 1920s he traveled to Paris (France) and later told his experience there in his book Paris is well worth a muse (Ed. Corregidor, 1986).

She settled in the city of Buenos Aires in 1923 and soon, presented their new works: the Puritans and last evasion – in collaboration with Enrique González Tuñón-. Invited by Natalio Botana, joined the drafting of the popular Daily critique as head of entertainment and worked together with Jorge Luis Borges, Roberto arlt, Horacio Rega Molina, Pablo Rojas peace and Nicolás olivari, brothers Raúl and Enrique González tuñón and Petit Murat Ulysses.

He led the theatre of 200 works, of which 32 were premiered in theaters in the city and others were represented by the Americas and Europe and even, with different languages, such as John, Jean and John, La Machorra, Don Juan confesses, the ways of God, love every night and storm. Along with Belisario García Villar and Eliseo Montaine, in 1944 designed his first film script: Centaurs in the past with stellar protagonización of Alita Román and Pedro Maratea; He also won a silver Condor for best writer of the year award. Interspersing always dramas or comedies in 1947 filmed one of his greatest film hits: cat, Mario soffici, and in the artistic medium came to work with Nelida Franco, Rosa Rosen, Luis Arata, Santiago Gomez Cou and olinda bozán.

In 1954 he ventured into men Crucible, where he collaborated with Abel Santa Cruz and the film gave him the possibility of debut many young at art in a contest organized. Several of his works in the cinematography was some distinctions of the Buenos Aires municipality Critics Association. He took part in work of Brazil.

As a representative of the Argentine authors participated in many conferences and international meetings of CISAC joined all the five continents understanding societies with headquarters in Paris and at various film festivals such as Berlin, San Sebastian and Mexico. He was also Vice President of the Pan-American Council of CISAC, founder and President during several periods of the Association of reporters film Argentina, Vice-President of the circle of journalists technicians and Theatre House, Member of the directory of the National Institute of cinematography, the national comedy Advisor, director of the comedy of the province of Buenos Aires, creator of 20 seminars of comprehensive training for theatre in Buenos Aires province, Member of the Argentina writers society (SADE), scholar of number of the Academy Porteña the Lunfardo, co-founder of the National Academy of journalism, co-founder and steering of the book fair and director LS11 Radio province.

Roberto Tálice in 1980.

He made translations and adaptations of works by Luigi pirandello, William Shakespeare, Oscar wilde, noël coward and other authors of various nationalities and gave countless talks at universities of Europe and America. From his post at Argentores (Association of the playwrights) Tálice was recognized provided that the law No. 11.723 intellectual property behind in the year 1933 the Newspaper Clarin, Robert Noble, founder was a model legislation. He made unavoidable collection and payment of author’s rights and led the newscast Events Argentina.

Alberto Migré book in 1974 moved into film scripts Rolando Rivas, taxi driver, previous years (1972-1973) had been brought to television on Channel 13. The plot of the film narrated the life of Rolando that has become his second wife, Natalia widower and has in her small son of that care. During a trip to Ezeiza is with Monica, his first wife (once again portrayed by Soledad silveyra who accepted the role of a year’s absence in the program), with whom he lived a tempestuous relationship. Now she is hostess, it has become bankrupt and seems to have changed. Between the two is reborn fire time seemed turned off.

Among his literary works premier authors on include The Malevo Muñóz (Ed. Corregidor, 1996), 100,000 copies per hour, in 1977 and 1989, the great charade (Ed. j. m. Serrano, 1922), among others. He held positions in newspapers, journals and publications of the Río de la Plata, specializing in theatrical and film criticism. He participated as a correspondent, traveller and/or Special Envoy on international missions and press Filmada for his performance in newscasts cinematographic and documentary producers, as well as in international congresses held in Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Mexico and Palma de Mallorca.

In his career, he received countless awards from the National Commission for culture, Argentores, Ministry of public education of Uruguay, the home theater , etc. He was also the premier strip of SADE, the Premio Nacional de Teatro Uruguay, the silver pen Pen Club and the plaque of honour awarded by the Pan-American Congress of CISAC in Madrid in 1986.

In 1990 was declared illustrious citizen of the city of Buenos Aires, in 1997 the Honorable Chamber of Deputies appointed as most Notable Argentino and in 1999, a month of his death, Presidency Secretary of the nation named him Argentina culture Emerita personality. He died at age 97 in clinical Santa Isabel, and his remains were buried in the Pantheon of the La chacarita cemetery actors.



* Rolando Rivas, taxi driver (1974)

* Today celebrates its birthday MOM (1948)

* The price of a life (1947)

* CAT (1947)


* Bewitched Island (unpublished – 1955)

* Crucible of men (1954)


* Saturday of sin (not released commercially – 1954)

* Centaurs from the past (1944)

Adaptation to the Spanish:

* Paradise (1953)


* Evasion (1947)