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Roberto Gómez Bolaños (1929–2014)


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. He was internationally known for writing, ... See full bio »

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Known For

El Chavo
El Chavo Writer
(2006-2013)
El Chavo del Ocho
(1972-1979)
Charrito
Charrito Writer
(1984)
El Chapulín Colorado
(1973-2012)

Filmography

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  El Chapulín Colorado 3D (characters) / (screenplay) (announced)
  El Chavo (TV Series) (15 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (characters - 94 episodes, 2006 - 2011) (writer - 15 episodes, 2007 - 2010)
- Hipnosis aguda (2013)
- ¡Qué zorrillo! (2012)
- Viaje en avión (2012)
 2011 30 Anos de Chaves (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited) / (story - uncredited)
 2003 Oobi, el Compayito (TV Mini-Series)
 1998 ¡Que vivan los muertos! (writer)
 1994 La Chilindrina en Apuros (character)
 1988 Música de viento (story & adaptation)
 1984 Charrito (screenplay) / (story)
 1983 Don ratón y don ratero (story & adaptation)
 1982 Federrrico (TV Series) (characters - 1982, uncredited)
 1982 El chanfle II
 1979 El chanfle (writer)
  El Chavo del Ocho (TV Series) (45 episodes, 1972 - 1979) (creator - 22 episodes, 1972 - 1979) (writer - 4 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (written by - 3 episodes, 1977) (characters by - 1 episode, 1972)
- Doña Florinda's Restaurant (1979) ... (creator)
- A Star in the Neighborhood (1979) ... (creator)
- El Foco (1979)
- El Cine (1979) ... (creator)
  La chicharra (TV Series) (1 episode, 1979) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- Llegó el play boy Narciso Fajardo (1979) ... (screenplay)
  El Chapulín Colorado (TV Series) (31 episodes, 1973 - 1978) (creator - 9 episodes, 1973 - 1977) (writer - 3 episodes, 1973) (written by - 1 episode, 1973) (script - 1 episode, 1973)
 1972 Hijazo de mi vidaza (script)
 1970 Chespirito (TV Series)
 1970 Fray Dólar (story - as R. Gómez Bolaños)
 1970 ¡Ahí madre! (story - as Roberto Gómez Bolaños 'Chespirito')
 1969 Romance sobre ruedas (writer)
 1969 La princesa hippie (as Roberto Bolaños)
 1968 El zángano (writer)
 1968 Operación carambola (screenplay)
 1968 El ciudadano Gómez (TV Series) (writer)
 1968 Los supergenios de la mesa cuadrada (TV Series) (writer)
 1967 El camino de los espantos (story and screenplay)
 1967 Dos pintores pintorescos (screenplay)
 1967 Un novio para dos hermanas (screenplay - as Roberto G. Bolaños)
 1967 Detectives o ladrones..? (Dos agentes inocentes) (story and screenplay)
 1966 La cigüeña distraída (story and screenplay)
 1966 La batalla de los pasteles (story & screenplay)
 1966 Cada quién su lucha (screenplay)
 1965 Los reyes del volante (adaptation - as Roberto Gómez Bolaños 'Chespirito')
 1964 Los astronautas (story)
 1963 Los invisibles (writer)
 1962 ¡En peligro de muerte! (humoristic dialogue)
 1961 Dos tontos y un loco (story - as R. Gómez Bolaños)
 1961 'Pegando con tubo' (story)
 1961 Un par... a todo dar (story)
 1961 Limosneros con garrote (story - as Roberto Gómez Bolaños 'Chespirito')
 1960 El dolor de pagar la renta (story and dialogue)
 1960 Dos criados malcriados (story - as Roberto Gómez Bolaños 'Chespirito')
 1960 Dos locos en escena (story & dialogue)
 1959 Angelitos del trapecio (screenplay - as Roberto Gómez Bolaños 'Chespirito')
 1959 Vagabundo y millonario (dialogue)
 1959 Los tigres del desierto (original story)
 1958 Los legionarios (story)
 1956 Cómicos y canciones (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote theater play "11 y 12".


Alternate Names:

Roberto Gómez Bolaños 'Chespirito' | 'Chespirito' | R. Gómez Bolaños | Roberto G. Bolaños | Roberto Bolaños | Chespirito

Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Began doing his character "El Chavo del Ocho" (a homeless kid) when he was over 40 years old. See more »

Trademark:

White and daily humor See more »

Nickname:

Chespirito

Star Sign:

Pisces

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