- Category : Comedian
- Type : PM
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
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Mexican actor and comedian, Mexico's most famous comic actor in his half century of making some 49 films. He has been referred to as the "Charlie Chaplin of Mexico." As a wistful clown, he made millions and founded Posa Film Productions.
To audiences in the United States, he is best remembered as co-starring with David Niven in the Academy Award winner for Best Picture film Around the World in 80 Days, for which Moreno won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
Cantinflas married in 1937; had one son and three grandkids. He lived well with five homes and he gave freely to the poor, building 64 apartment houses for the lower classes. He died of lung cancer at 81, on 20 April 1993 in Mexico City.