Best known for his role as Don Ramon in the series El Chavo del Ocho. He also appeared on the popular show El Chapulin Colorado.
He worked as an extra on several films before he became a television star.
He owned a circus and would participate in circus activities.
He had two brothers and was the Uncle of Cristian Castro, a pop singer.
He was born in Mexico City just like actor Demian Bichir.