The present Google Doodle celebrates the notable Mexican comedian, entertainer, author, composer, TV director, and producer Chespirito’s 91st birthday, most popular for making and featuring in probably the most dearest TV series in Mexican history.
Who was Chespirito?
Roberto Gómez Bolaños, all the more regularly known by his stage name Chespirito, or “Little Shakespeare” was a Mexican screenwriter, entertainer, comedian, movie director, TV director, playwright, singer, songwriter, and writer. He is broadly viewed as the most significant Spanish-language humorist ever.
Robert Gomez Bolaños was born on this day in 1929 in Mexico City. After studying engineering, he immediately moved concentration to one of his numerous different interests—writing—and discovered early achievement adding to some of Mexico’s highest-rated television and radio programs.
As a demonstration of his developing notoriety and productive output, he earned the charming nickname “Chespirito,” or “Little Shakespeare,” which he grasped for an incredible remainder.
One of Chespirito’s first large breaks came in 1970 when he propelled his own self-titled, hour-long comedy sketch show. Stepping before the camera, Chespirito brought to life two of his most timeless characters: El Chapulín Colorado (“The Crimson Grasshopper”), a satirical superhero, and El Chavo del Ocho (“The Boy From No. Eight.”), a peculiar 8-year old child, the two of which proceeded to procure their shows.
He was internationally known for composing, directing, and featuring in the Chespirito (1970–1973, 1980–1995), El Chavo del Ocho (1973–1980), and El Chapulín Colorado (1973–1979) TV series. The character of El Chavo is one of the most famous throughout the entire existence of Latin American TV, and El Chavo del Ocho keeps on being tremendously popular, with daily worldwide viewership averaging 91 million watchers for each episode.
He is likewise identified with late President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz: Chespirito’s mom was the president’s cousin.
For over 40 years, Chespirito masterminded the making of many episodes of TV, notwithstanding movies and plays, catching the hearts of millions with his signature style of clean and hopeful humor. His heritage lives on in the series’ reruns, which have been converted into more than 50 dialects and keep on running on TV stations universally right up ’til the present time.
On 28 November 2014, Chespirito died from heart failure as a difficulty of Parkinson’s disease at 85 years old, in his home in Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
On 21 February 2020, Google Doodle was made by Doodler Helene Leroux with its aim to bring back nostalgia and will make individuals want to watch Chespirito’s shows and movies once more!