Beloved Mexican comedian "Chespirito" dies at 85
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Beloved Mexican comedian "Chespirito" dies at 85

The Televisa television network has announced the death of iconic Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos.

Better known as “Chespirito,” he wrote and played the boy television character “El Chavo del Ocho” that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children.

Gomez Bolanos was 85. The cause of death is not immediately known.

Associated Press