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Gaspar Henaine Pérez (born January 6, 1930 in Chignahuapan, Puebla, Mexico) is a famous comedian who became known across Latin America, under the artistic name of Capulina. He is also known as "TheKing of White humor". He was also a singer as a teenager, singing for Los Excentricos del Ritmo. Later, he formed part of Los Trincas.Capulina became famous across Latin America alongside his longtimeprofessional partner, Marco Antonio Campos Contreras "Viruta". In 1951 they started filming together, the two comedians made 26 movies. At first they started imitating the style in comedy of Laureland Hardy thanks to their physical resemblance to them, with time they developed their own characteristic comedy style. Many rumors surfaced when the two co-workers stopped making movies together; somesuggested that "Viruta" felt underpaid, but Capulina attributed the separation to a feud between the two which had been caused by lack of movie jobs towards the end of their working relationship.Although he admitted to both him and Viruta feeling some animosity against each other during their last six movies together, Capulina also felt deep sorrow when Viruta died. A sufferer of three previousheart attacks, Viruta died after his fourth heart attack.Capulina went on to make a total of 84 movies, 58 of them after separating from Viruta. He also has recorded 12 musical albums. One of his mostfamous movies was 1972s El Santo Versus Capulina, where he co-starred with Mexican wrestling legend El Santo.Capulina was also a theatrical actor and stand-up comedian. He toured with his act until1997, when he retired, claiming that he was feeling too old to go on.Currently, Capulina spends his days living off the fortune he was able to amass as a movie actor in Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico.Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes was a Mexican comedian and stage and film actor, known professionally as Cantinflas. He often portrayed impoverished campesinos or a peasant of pelado origin. The...
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