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Cantinflas (Mario Moreno Reyes)

Born: 1911 AD
Died: 1993 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Actors


1911 - Born on the 12th of August in Mexico City, Mexico.


1930 - Involved in Mexico City's carpa (traveling tent) circuit, performing in succession with the Ofelia.


1936 - He made his debut in Mexico City's Folies Bergère Theater.


       - Married Valentina Ivanova.


1942 - Teamed up with Miguel M. Delgado and Jaime Salvador to produce a series of low-quality parodies, including an interpretation of Chaplin's The Circus.


1946 - Rejected Mexican film companies and instead signed with Columbia Pictures.


1953 - Began performing his theatrical work Yo Colón ("I, Columbus") in the Teatro de los Insurgentes.


1956 - Starred in movie "Around the World in Eighty Days".


1957 - Won the Golden Globe for Around the World in Eighty Days.


1961 - Received Golden Globe Special Award.


1993 - He died on 20th of April because of lung cancer in Mexico City, Mexico.


He has a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame 6436 Hollywood Blvd.



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