1929 - 2014

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Roberto Gómez Bolaños (21 February 1929 – 28 November 2014), more commonly known by his stage name Chespirito, or "Little Shakespeare" was a Mexican actor, comedian, screenwriter, humorist, director, and producer. He is widely regarded as one of the icons of Spanish-speaking humor and entertainment and one of the greatest comedians of all time. He is also one of the most loved and respected comedians in Latin America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chespirito has received more than 1,221,137 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Chespirito is the 385th most popular actor (up from 638th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Mexico (up from 40th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mexican Actor.

Chespirito is most famous for his show "El Chavo del Ocho" which aired in Latin America from 1971-1980. Chespirito is also known for his comedy sketches.

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  • 24

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  • 3.50

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  • 2.55

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Among actors, Chespirito ranks 385 out of 10,030Before him are James Cromwell, Maurice Chevalier, Brian Dennehy, Emmanuelle Riva, Lino Ventura, and Gloria Swanson. After him are Jayne Mansfield, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jonathan Pryce, John Belushi, Fernando Rey, and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Among people born in 1929, Chespirito ranks 43Before him are Babrak Karmal, John Cassavetes, Bill Evans, James Last, Rudolf Mössbauer, and Ursula K. Le Guin. After him are Zdzisław Beksiński, Jean Simmons, June Carter Cash, Ralf Dahrendorf, Günter Schabowski, and Hebe Camargo. Among people deceased in 2014, Chespirito ranks 33Before him are Gary Becker, Martin Lewis Perl, H. R. Giger, Virna Lisi, Bob Hoskins, and Adolfo Suárez. After him are Masaru Emoto, Richard Møller Nielsen, Maya Angelou, Lorin Maazel, Daniel Keyes, and Robert A. Dahl.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Chespirito ranks 23 out of 487Before him are Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán (1957), Benito Juárez (1806), Salma Hayek (1966), Agustín de Iturbide (1783), Moctezuma I (1398), and Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753). After him are Vicente Fox (1942), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), Lázaro Cárdenas (1895), Francisco I. Madero (1873), Luis Barragán (1902), and David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896).

Among ACTORS In Mexico

Among actors born in Mexico, Chespirito ranks 3Before him are Anthony Quinn (1915) and Salma Hayek (1966). After him are Cantinflas (1911), Linda Christian (1923), Pedro Armendáriz (1912), Dolores del Río (1905), María Félix (1914), Ricardo Montalbán (1920), Pedro Infante (1917), Silvia Pinal (1931), and Verónica Castro (1952).

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