Eight Years After the Death of Roberto Gómez Bolaños: The Chespirito Origin Story

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Roberto Gomez Bolanos He died eight years ago on November 28, 2014 at his home in Cancun. He was 85 years old. He was one of the television characters who marked several generations. Great creator of Chavo del 8, Chompiras and Doctor Chapatín, among many other endearing characters.

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However, he has not crossed the borders of his native Mexico native with his name, but with a nickname that made him famous all over the world: what a spirit.

Gomez Bolanos He was an actor, comedian, playwright, writer, screenwriter, music composer, director and producer. A crossroads of disciplines that stood out above all for creating characters that were quickly captured by the public.

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However, before starting his career in show business, he was also an amateur boxer and soccer player. He also graduated as an architect from UNAM, but never practiced that profession.

He was also engaged in advertising. From there he moved on to the world of television and cinema. In that context, what a spirit recounted in his memoirs”It was involuntarily wanting” that it was the director Agustín Delgado who gave him the nickname by which he became known.

While filming the movie “Los Legionarios” in 1958, Delgado saw him working on bolanos and also listened to his claims as an artist. So he compared it to William Shakespeare.

Only in the Mexican version and according to the small size of Bolaños, just 1.62 meters tall. Here because, Shakespearean brought to what a spirit. A nickname that has become an essential reference for several generations.

how was his death

Gómez Bolaños passed away on November 28, 2014, 8 years ago. The news was confirmed by his wife Florinda Meza on Twitter. “This time it’s not a rumor, an invention, a joke. My husband Roberto Gomez Bolaños (El Chavo) is dead,” she wrote at the time.

Although it has been revealed that the creator of “El Chavo del 8” died of respiratory problems, the truth is that the BBC Mundo reporter in Mexico, Alberto Nájar, revealed that months before his death, almost everything was inside his house the weather is He was getting help from an oxygen tank to breathe.

In 2015, the trader’s wife revealed that “Chespirito” suffered from late Parkinson’s and specialists explained that he was having multiple heart attacks. “Outside of the personality changes he had started to suffer, he became violent with me and said horrible things to me, then he felt bad. This was due to Parkinson’s,” confessed the interpreter of Doña Florinda in a interview for Ventaneando.

Source: Clarin

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