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Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes, although he called himself Mario Moreno, , was a Mexican comic film actor, producer, and screenwriter known professionally as Cantinflas. He often portrayed impoverished campesinos or a peasant of pelado origin.[citation needed] The character came to be associated with the national identity of Mexico, and allowed Cantinflas to establish a long, successful film career that included a foray into Hollywood. Charlie Chaplin once commented that he was the best comedian alive, and Moreno has been referred to as the "Charlie Chaplin of Mexico".
DOB: 1911-08-12

Cantinflas

Cantinflas

Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes, although he called himself Mario Moreno, , was a Mexican comic film actor, producer, and screenwriter known professionally as Cantinflas. He often portrayed impoverished campesinos or a peasant of pelado origin.[citation needed] The character came to be associated with the national identity of Mexico, and allowed Cantinflas to establish a long, successful film career that included a foray into Hollywood. Charlie Chaplin once commented that he was the best comedian alive, and Moreno has been referred to as the "Charlie Chaplin of Mexico".

Avg 21-Day Earnings:
$1,000
Birthday:
Aug 12, 1911
Record Price
$44,000
Date of Record Price
Sep, 1, 2014

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