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Gaspar Henaine (1927–2011)

One of the most popular comic actors of Mexican cinema and television, Gaspar Henaine (better known as "Capulina") was the son of a hotel owner. His father, Antonio Henaine -born in Lebanon to Lebanese parents- wanted him to follow in the hotel business. Nevertheless, Gaspar went to pursue an artistic career, moving from his native town in Puebla ... See full bio »

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Known For

Operación carambola Capulina / Agent 13


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 2015 K9 World Cup
Presidente Plateas (voice)
 1998-1999 El diario de Daniela (TV Series)
Don Capulina
- Elena comienza a pagar sus villanías (1999) ... Don Capulina
- Adela le pide disculpas a Natalia (1999) ... Don Capulina
- Enrique descubre las mentiras de Elena (1999) ... Don Capulina
- Gustavo secuestra a Martín (1999) ... Don Capulina
- Joel trata de asesinar a Enrique (1999) ... Don Capulina
 1989 Las aventuras de Capulina (TV Series)
- La explosión (1989) ... Capulina
 1989 Mi compadre Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1983 El sargento Capulina
Sargento Capulina
 1979 Un cura de locura
Padre Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1976 El karateca azteca
 1976 Resigned for Reasons of Health
Consejero IV
 1976 Survive!
 1975 El gran circo de Capulina (TV Series)
 1974 El sonambulo
 1974 Capulina contra los monstruos (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1974 El carita (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1973 El caballo torero
 1973 Capulina vs. The Mummies (The Terror of Guanajuato)
Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1973 El bueno para nada
Capulina Mantecón
 1972 El metiche
 1972 El rey de Acapulco
Capulina (as 'Capulina')
 1971 Capulina contra los vampiros
Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine Capulina)
 1971 El nano: Niñera con bigotes
Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1971 The Moderate Doctor
 1970 El hermano Capulina
Hermano Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1970 Capulina 'Speedy' González: 'El Rápido'
Capulina Espiridión González (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1970 Capulina corazón de leon
 1969 Santo vs. Capulina
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1969 El mundo de los aviones
Capulina, el capitán 1000 horas
 1969 Mi padrino
 1968 El zángano
Capulina; Don Fredegundo
 1968 Operación carambola
Capulina / Agent 13
 1967 El camino de los espantos
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1967 Un par de roba chicos
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1967 Dos pintores pintorescos
 1967 Detectives o ladrones..? (Dos agentes inocentes)
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1966 La cigüeña distraída
Capulina Palacios / Capulina Corrales (as Capulina)
 1966 La batalla de los pasteles
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1966 Dos meseros majaderos
 1966 Cada quién su lucha
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1966 La vida de Pedro Infante
Capulina (as Viruta y Capulina)
 1965 Los reyes del volante
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1964 La edad de piedra
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1964 Los astronautas
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1964 Buenos días, Acapulco
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1963 Barridos y regados
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1963 Los invisibles
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1962 ¡En peligro de muerte!
Capulina Pérez y Pérez de la Barca (as Capulina)
 1962 Cascabelito
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1962 Qué perra vida
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1961 Dos tontos y un loco
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1961 'Pegando con tubo'
Teniente Capulina (as Capulina)
 1961 Un par... a todo dar
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1961 Limosneros con garrote
Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1960 Los desenfrenados
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1960 Cómicos y canciones
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1960 El dolor de pagar la renta
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1960 Dos criados malcriados
Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1960 Dos locos en escena
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1959 Desert Tigers
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1959 Angelitos del trapecio
Capulina (as Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina')
 1958 A sablazo limpio
Crispín Capulina (as Capulina)
 1958 Muertos de miedo
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1958 La odalisca No. 13
Emir Ali Kaído (as Capulina)
 1958 Los legionarios
Legionario Capulina (as Capulina)
 1958 Trip to the Moon
Bombero (as Capulina)
 1958 Se los chupó la bruja
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1957 La sombra del otro
Capulina (as Capulina)
 1956 Cómicos y canciones (TV Series)
Various (1956-1967) (as Capulina)
 1953 Ahí vienen los gorrones (uncredited)
 1950 Cuando acaba la noche
Vecino (as Los Trincas)
 1943 Another Dawn
Asistente tren (uncredited)
 1938 Allá en el rancho chico
Niño montado en burro (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (18 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Gaspar Henaine 'Capulina' | 'Capulina' | Gaspar Henaine Capulina | Viruta y Capulina | Capulina | Los Trincas


6' (1.83 m)


María Elena Frías Guerrero  (his death)  (2 children)


Antonio Henaine


Emile Kuri (cousin)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The name of "King of White Comedy" is because I don't use bad words or a vulgar style in my work. See more »


He was also a prolific musician, playing a wide variety of instruments, such as the guitar, piano and the organ. "Las rejas de Chapultepec", written by Herminio Kenny, was one of the most popular songs in his repertoire. See more »


A black hat that was holed at the top, his gap-toothed smile and his square-patterned jacket.


El Genio Del Humor Blanco See more »

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