Renata Sorrah is a Brazilian actress widely recognized for her performances on stage, television, and film.
Sorrah began acting in the late 1960s when she joined the theater group "Asdrúbal Trouxe o Trombone". Her talent and dedication to her craft led her to become one of the most respected actresses in Brazil.
She gained widespread acclaim for her portrayal of the iconic Nazaré Tedesco in Senhora do Destino (2004–2005) and the complex Heleninha Roitman in Vale Tudo (1988). Throughout her career, Sorrah's exceptional acting skills have been showcased in theater, including her acclaimed role as Aída in A Mãe.
In addition to acting, Renata Sorrah has been an advocate for LGBT rights and has used her platform to raise awareness and promote inclusivity. In May 2023, she came out as bi.
Renata Sorrah's immense popularity reached new heights with the emergence of a meme that features her Nazaré Tedesco character. The meme, commonly known as the "Nazaré Confusa" or "Confused Nazaré" meme, depicts Sorrah's character with a bewildered expression. This meme went viral in 2010 and has been endlessly adapted, often humorously expressing confusion or surprise in various situations, making Sorrah an internet sensation and solidifying her status as a cultural icon.