Roberto Gómez Bolaños Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

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Roberto Gómez Bolaños Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

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Roberto Gomez Bolaños more commonly known by his pseudonym Chespirito, or “Little Shakespeare” was a Mexican screenwriter, actor, comedian, film director, television director, playwright, songwriter, and author. He is widely regarded as the most important Latin and Spanish-language humorist of all time.

Interesting Facts about Roberto Gómez Bolaños

  • Received a lifetime achievement award, along with his wife Florinda Meza, at the 2004 Casandra Awards, in the Dominican Republic.
  • Father of Roberto Gómez and Graciela Gómez; Ex-father-in-law of actress Chantal Andere.
  • The character of Bumblebee Man on The Simpsons (1989) was inspired by his ‘Chapulin Colorado’ character.
  • Studied Engineering.
  • Got his nickname because director Agustín P. Delgado intended to call him “Little Shakespeare” (Shakespearito in Spanish).
  • He was an amateur boxer before being an actor.
  • Began doing his character “El Chavo del Ocho” (a homeless kid) when he was over 40 years old.
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