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Saturday October 1, 2011

“Capulina “(85) Passes Away in Mexico City- Enjoy Video of His Comedy

“Capulina “(85) Passes Away in Mexico City- Enjoy Video of His Comedy

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A spokesman for Mexico’s National Actors Association says comic actor Gaspar Henaine Perez “Capulina” died at a Mexico City hospital. The cause of death hasn’t been released. Henaine Perez had suffered pneumonia and ulcers.

Capulina acted in nearly 100 films, often appearing as a bumbling but good-natured sidekick wearing an old hat with no crown. He later appeared in children’s TV series and movies.

Actors Association spokesman Gustavo de Anda said a memorial service was being held Friday night.

Born on Jan. 6, 1926, Henaine Perez is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.

Here is an example why people loved him so much: his always present humor reminded us of how important is to travel light, no matter how hard things seem.


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