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Chespirito was a Mexican screenwriter, comedian, actor, songwriter and director

InformationDetail
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1929
Died onNovember 28, 2014
NationalityMexican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actors, Comedians
SpousesFlorinda Meza
SiblingsFrancisco Gómez Bolaños, Horacio Gómez Bolaños
Known asRoberto Gómez Bolaños
Childrens Cecilia Gómez, Graciela Gómez, Marcela Gómez, Paulina Gómez Fernández, Roberto Gómez Fernández, Teresa Gómez
Universities
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico
Birth PlaceMexico City
Height162cm
GenderMale
FatherFrancisco Gomez Linares
MotherElsa Bolaños Cacho
Sun SignPisces
Born inMexico City
Famous asActor
Died at Age85

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Who is Chespirito?

Chespirito, born as Roberto Gómez Bolaños, was a Mexican screenwriter, comedian, actor, songwriter and director. He was internationally famous for writing, directing, and starring in the TV series ‘Chespirito’, ‘El Chavo del Ocho’ and ‘El Chapulín Colorado’. He was also known as a writer of the movies 'Los legionarios', 'Angelitos del trapecio', 'Los tigres del desierto', 'El dolor de pagar la renta', 'Pegando con tubo' and 'El camino de los espantos'. Chespirito has been widely regarded as one of the most recognized Latin and Spanish-language comedians of the 20th century. He was popular in all of Latin America. Till date, the Mexican humorist is revered for his creative writing, comedic pick-up lines, characterization, and clean comedy style. His TV shows have been broadcast all across the globe and have been translated into 50+ languages. The great Mexican artiste Chespirito died in 2014 from heart failure at the age of 85. On a personal note, he married twice in his lifetime and fathered six children.

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Film & TV Career

Chespirito's first TV role was in ‘Los Supergenios de la Mesa Cuadrada’ (later named to ‘Chespirito’), a sketch comedy that premiered in 1968. After this, he appeared in the parody ‘El Ciudadano Gómez’. Then in 1973, he starred in the shows ‘El Chapulín Colorado’ and ‘El Chavo del Ocho’. Other programs produced by and starring the Mexican actor were the short-termed ‘La Chicharra’ as well as a second version of ‘Chespirito’ that ran from 1980 to 1995. The Mexican artist was also associated with some other shows, such as 'Los Chifladitos ', 'Los Caquitos' and 'Los Chiripiojos'.

Chespirito also worked in a number of movies. He contributed to the screenplays of several films as well. Some of his popular film projects were: 'Dos locos en escena', 'El Chanfle', 'El Chanfle 2', 'El mundo loco de los jóvenes' and 'La hermana Trinquete'.

Writing Career

Chespirito served as a writer for numerous movies, such as 'Los legionarios', 'Angelitos del trapecio', 'Los tigres del desierto', 'El dolor de pagar la renta', 'Pegando con tubo', 'Un novio para dos hermanas' and 'El Chanfle', to name a few. He also wrote the books titled ‘Sin Querer Queriendo: Memorias’, ‘El Diario de El Chavo del Ocho’ and ‘Y También Poemas’.

Personal Life & Death

Chespirito was born as Roberto Gómez Bolaños on 21 February 1929 in Mexico City, Mexico. His father Francisco Gómez Linares was a cartoonist and painter and his mother Elsa Bolaños Cacho was a bilingual secretary. He has a younger brother, Horacio Gómez Bolaños, an older brother, Francisco, and a half brother who was born out of his father’s relationship with another woman.

Chespirito attended the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). However, he didn’t complete his engineering course.

Talking about his love life, the Mexican artiste married his first wife, Graciela Fernandez in 1968. The couple raised six kids before divorcing in 1989. Years later, Chespirito married his second wife, Florinda Meza and remained with her until his death. On 28 November 2014, the comedian died from heart failure that resulted from Parkinson's disease, at the age of 85.

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Chespirito biography timelines

  • // 1929
    Chespirito was born as Roberto Gómez Bolaños on 21 February 1929 in Mexico City, Mexico. His father Francisco Gómez Linares was a cartoonist and painter and his mother Elsa Bolaños Cacho was a bilingual secretary. He has a younger brother, Horacio Gómez Bolaños, an older brother, Francisco, and a half brother who was born out of his father’s relationship with another woman.
  • // 1968
    Chespirito's first TV role was in ‘Los Supergenios de la Mesa Cuadrada’ (later named to ‘Chespirito’), a sketch comedy that premiered in 1968. After this, he appeared in the parody ‘El Ciudadano Gómez’. Then in 1973, he starred in the shows ‘El Chapulín Colorado’ and ‘El Chavo del Ocho’. Other programs produced by and starring the Mexican actor were the short-termed ‘La Chicharra’ as well as a second version of ‘Chespirito’ that ran from 1980 to 1995. The Mexican artist was also associated with some other shows, such as 'Los Chifladitos ', 'Los Caquitos' and 'Los Chiripiojos'.
  • // 1989
    Talking about his love life, the Mexican artiste married his first wife, Graciela Fernandez in 1968. The couple raised six kids before divorcing in 1989. Years later, Chespirito married his second wife, Florinda Meza and remained with her until his death. On 28 November 2014, the comedian died from heart failure that resulted from Parkinson's disease, at the age of 85.

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Chespirito's FAQ

  • What is Chespirito birthday?

    Chespirito was born at 1929-02-21

  • When was Chespirito died?

    Chespirito was died at 2014-11-28

  • Where was Chespirito died?

    Chespirito was died in Cancún

  • Which age was Chespirito died?

    Chespirito was died at age 85

  • Where is Chespirito's birth place?

    Chespirito was born in Mexico City

  • What is Chespirito nationalities?

    Chespirito's nationalities is Mexican

  • Who is Chespirito spouses?

    Chespirito's spouses is Florinda Meza

  • Who is Chespirito siblings?

    Chespirito's siblings is Francisco Gómez Bolaños, Horacio Gómez Bolaños

  • Who is Chespirito childrens?

    Chespirito's childrens is Cecilia Gómez, Graciela Gómez, Marcela Gómez, Paulina Gómez Fernández, Roberto Gómez Fernández, Teresa Gómez

  • What was Chespirito universities?

    Chespirito studied at National Autonomous University of Mexico

  • How tall is Chespirito?

    Chespirito's height is 162

  • Who is Chespirito's father?

    Chespirito's father is Francisco Gomez Linares

  • Who is Chespirito's mother?

    Chespirito's mother is Elsa Bolaños Cacho

  • What is Chespirito's sun sign?

    Chespirito is Pisces

  • How famous is Chespirito?

    Chespirito is famouse as Actor