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Cantinflas (Mario Moreno Reyes)

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

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Actors

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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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