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Rubén Aguirre (1934–2016)


Rubén Aguirre was a Mexican actor. He is best remembered for his characterization of Profesor Jirafales in the Televisa's television show El Chavo. Aguirre also participated in another well known television show of the era, El Chapulín Colorado, albeit less frequently. Aguirre died on 17 June 2016, from complications of pneumonia, two days after ... See full bio »

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(age 82) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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El Chapulín Colorado
El Chapulín Colorado Rubén / Detective Cherlo Gómez / Doctor / Esposo / Marciano / Matalote / Mortician / Pocas Trancas / Sr. Montesco / Amigo / Arquitecto / Cuadro viviente / Delegado / Doc / Dueño / Eduardo Cota / El Profesor Jirafales / El Shori / Espía / Fantasma / Gladiola / Guerrero Azteca / Guía turística / Hijo / Jefe / Malechor #3 / Margarita's boyfriend / Paco / Panchostein / Papá / Patrón / Policía / Rick / Sr. Aguirre / Sr. Pérez / The Daughter's boyfriend / Vaquero / Velador / Villano / Zopilote Mojado
(1973-1978)
El Chavo del Ocho
El Chavo del Ocho Profesor Jirafales / Prof. Inocencio Jirafales 'Maistro Longaniza' / El Profesor Jirafales / Prof. Girafales / Prof. Jirafales
(1972-1979)
El chanfle II
El chanfle II Sr. Matute
(1982)

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 2004 El show del vampiro (Short)
The producer (Spanish version)
 1994 Las aventuras de Fray Valentino
Fray Valentino
 1992 El chivo
Padre Correa
 1980-1991 Chespirito (TV Series)
Lucas Tañeda / Profesor Jirafales / Don Lino Tapia / ...
- Episode #12.2 (1990) ... Sargento Refugio
- Episode #12.1 (1990) ... Lucas Tañeda, Sargento Refugio, Prof. Jirafales
 1984 Charrito
Director
 1983 Don ratón y don ratero
Rufino Rufián
 1982 El chanfle II
Sr. Matute
 1981 Aventuras en Marte
Astronaut
 1980 Sabor a sangre
Sacerdote
 1979 Mi caballo el cantador
Padre Aparicio
 1972-1979 El Chavo del Ocho (TV Series)
Profesor Jirafales / Prof. Inocencio Jirafales 'Maistro Longaniza' / El Profesor Jirafales / ...
- El Foco (1979) ... El Profesor Jirafales
- Los Yoyos (1978)
- Chavo Goes to Acapulco (1978) ... Prof. Inocencio Jirafales 'Maistro Longaniza'
 1979 El chanfle
Sr. Matute
 1979 La chicharra (TV Series)
Don Lino Tapia
- Llegó el play boy Narciso Fajardo (1979) ... Don Lino Tapia
- Demasiados accidentes de tránsito (1979) ... Don Lino Tapia
 1973-1978 El Chapulín Colorado (TV Series)
Rubén / Pocas Trancas / Detective Cherlo Gómez / ...
- La función debe continuar, parte 2 (1978) ... Vaquero / Cuadro viviente
- Las estatuas no dicen 'Chanfle' (1978) ... Guerrero Azteca
- Se regalan ratones (1978) ... Sr. Pérez
 1977 Lo veo y no lo creo (as Rubén Aguirre 'Shorty')
 1977 El moro de Cumpas
Señor cura
 1970 Chespirito (TV Series)
Prof. Jirafales
 1970 Los supergenios de la mesa cuadrada (TV Series)
Profesor Rubén Aguirre y Jirafales / Himself
- Los pintores (1970) ... Profesor Rubén Aguirre y Jirafales / Himself
 1968 El ciudadano Gómez (TV Series)
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Alternate Names:

Rubén Aguirre 'El Shori' | 'El Shori' | Rubén Aguirre 'El Shorty' | Rubén Aguirre 'Shorty'

Height:

6' 5¼" (1.96 m)
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Trivia:

His most famous character was "Profesor Jirafales", also hilariously known as "Maistro Longaniza", due to his height.

Trademark:

Frequently played learned, authoritarian, but gold-hearted characters on Chespirito shows. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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