Mario Moreno

Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes was a Mexican comedian best known for his portrayal of Cantinflas. Charlie Chaplin once called him "the greatest comedian in the world".

Well-known icon of contemporary Mexican culture

Story by Pineeda , Mexico

This Mexican comedian, one of most successful of all time, called “the greatest comedian in the world” by Charlie Chaplin. Such a famous man with style to express himself that the Real Spanish Academy accepted the verbs cantinflear, the cantinflada word and the adjectives cantinflesco and cantinflérico. Well-known icon of contemporary Mexican culture. Cantinflas is more than a brand, he is a…

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