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Roberto Gómez Bolaños

Actor, Comedian
21 February 1929 to 28 November 2014

A Mexican actor, writer and comedian known as ‘Chesperito’, Bolaños began writing for film, television and radio in the 1950s. When later writing for his own shows he developed his popular characters, the superhero parody El Chapulin Colorado (1972-1978), and the orphan El Chavo del Ocho (1972-1978).