Puerto Rican radio and TV host whose best-known for his comic characterizations, which include Don Cholito and Don Pulula. He also played a dramatic role in the television miniseries, Nadie lo va a saber, which aired in 1991.
He studied political science, economics, and the arts at the University of Puerto Rico.
He based one of his famous comic personas, El Juez, on a character that Sammy Davis, Jr. played in Here Comes Da Judge.
He was one of four children born into a Puerto Rican family of Italian descent.
He and Raymond Arrieta were both popular Puerto Rican comedians and talk show hosts.