Carlos Villagran

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Birthday
12, 1944
Birthplace
Mexico
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

Mexican-born comedian who is known to audiences as Professor Jirafales in the El Chavo del Ocho series. He also played Quico in the same series.

Before Fame

Before becoming a comedic celebrity, he once worked as a journalist at a newspaper in Mexico City, and began performing by entertaining his family at a party with impersonations and goofy antics.

Trivia

He left his hit show in 1978 after a lengthy and arduous legal battle over the rights to his character Quico.

Family Life

He had six children: three sons and three daughters.

Associated With

Both he and artist, Diego Rivera were born in Mexico City.