Comedian, actor and television performer with an extensive filmography that includes both series and films. He acted in the Oscar winning film El secreto de sus ojos (2009).
He made his TV debut in 1984 in Historia de un trepador (A Golddigger's Story). The following year, he made his big screen debut in El telo y la tele (Telo and Tele).
The live sketch comedy program Poné a Francella (Put on Francella) is arguably his career defining work.
He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Cuban President Fidel Castro gave him permission to film the movie Un día en el paraíso (A Day in Paradise) in Fidel's Cuba.