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Carlos Villagran

Biography

Mexican-born comedian who’s known to viewers as Teacher Jirafales within the El Chavo del Ocho series. He also performed Quico within the same series. Before learning to be a comedic superstar, he once proved helpful being a journalist in a paper in Mexico Town, and began executing by entertaining his family members at a celebration with impersonations and goofy antics. He still left his hit present in 1978 following a extended and arduous legal fight over the privileges to his personality Quico. He previously six kids: three sons and three daughters. Both he and musician, Diego Rivera had been blessed in Mexico Town.

Quick Facts


Full Name Carlos Villagrán
Date Of Birth January 12, 1944
Place Of Birth Mexico
Height 1.79 m
Profession Comedian
Nationality Mexican
Children Samantha Villagrán, Edson Villagrán, Paulo Villagrán, Vanessa Villagrán, Sylvia Villagrán, Gustavo Villagrán
Parents Eva Eslava, Carlos Villagrán
Movies El Chanfle, Como se Tornar o Pior Aluno da Escola
TV Shows Chespirito, El Chavo del Ocho, El Chapulín Colorado
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Lives in Palermo Soho, a neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Works and travels with his own circus. [January 2008]
2Has six children: Paulo, Sylvia, Samantha, Edson, Gustavo and Vanessa.
3After legal battle over the character Quico, he became friends with Chesperito again in 2000, in a special show of "El Chavo del Ocho".
4Impressed his friend Rubén Aguirre with his comic performance at a party. Aguirre, who had been casted for "El Chavo del Ocho", recommended Villagrán to Chesperito, who was still looking for actors for the new show. Chesperito hired Villagrán who would then play Quico. Aguirre would play Professor Jirafales and Chesperito would star the show as Chavo.
5Moved to Argentina where Chesperito has no right over "Quico" character.
6Was also at "El Chapulin Colorado", starred by Chesperito.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
¡Ah qué Kiko!1988TV SeriesKiko
Las nuevas aventuras de Fredericco1983TV SeriesFredericco (Kiko)
Federrrico1982TV SeriesFrederrico (1982)
Kiko Botones1981TV SeriesKiko (1981)
Niño de papel1981TV Series
El chanfle1979Valentino
La hora del jaguar1978
El Chapulín Colorado1973-1978TV SeriesEsposo / Policía / Cuajinais / ...
El Chavo del Ocho1972-1978TV SeriesQuico / Policía / Le Bret / ...
El infierno tan temido1975Voice
Chespirito1970TV SeriesQuico
Los supergenios de la mesa cuadrada1968TV SeriesMan in the bar (1971) (uncredited)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Las nuevas aventuras de Fredericco1983TV Series

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Federrrico1982TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
¡Ah qué Kiko!1988TV Series producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fuego, placeres terrenales2016TV SeriesHimself
Morfi, todos a la mesa2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Pânico na TV2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Agora é Tarde2013TV SeriesHimself
Domingo Legal2013TV SeriesHimself
Noches con Platanito2013TV SeriesHimself - Kiko
Don Francisco presenta2004TV SeriesHimself
No contaban con mi astucia2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Carlos Villagrán 'Pirolo')
Las posadas1968Documentary

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1002 Momentos de la tele2012-2013TV SeriesQuico / Himself
Chespirito: 35 años en el corazón de México2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Don Francisco presenta2004TV SeriesHimself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2015TV SeriesQuico

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