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Mexican American actor

Chabelo is ...


Born 17 February 1935 in Chicago
Died 25 March 2023 in Mexico City
Age 88 years, 1 months

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America and Mexico
Spouse Angelita Castany
Occupation actor, television actor, film actor, comedian, television presenter and singer
Genre children's music
Twitter username chabelooficial
Instagram username chabelooficial

About Chabelo

Chabelo: The Mexican-American Icon Who Captivated Generations

Chabelo, born Xavier López Rodríguez on February 17, 1935, is a Mexican-American actor, comedian, and television host who has captivated generations with his charm and wit. He is best known for his long-running children's television show, "En Familia con Chabelo," which aired for over 48 years and holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-running television program with the same host.

Chabelo's career began in the 1950s as a radio announcer and voice actor. He then transitioned to television, where he became a household name in Mexico and throughout Latin America. His show, "En Familia con Chabelo," featured games, contests, and interviews with celebrities, and was a staple of Sunday morning television for millions of families.

Despite his success, Chabelo has remained humble and dedicated to his craft. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame Award and the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest honor awarded to foreigners by the Mexican government.

Chabelo's impact on Mexican-American culture cannot be overstated. He has inspired generations of Latinos to pursue their dreams and has brought joy and laughter to millions of households. His legacy will continue to live on for years to come.


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About Death

Chabelo died on 25 March 2023, at the age of 88.

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