Ramon ValdesHe was a Mexican actor and comedian, remembered for having played the character of “Mr Ramon” in the sitcom “El Chavo del 8”. The actor has been recognized as one of the best Mexican comedians and made his acting debut in 1949 with a small role in the movie “Calabacitas tiernas”, a film in which he appeared alongside his older brother, Germán. Valdes better known as “Tin Tan”, who introduced him to the world of acting.
The artist acted in more than 50 films, alongside his brother Tin Tan, Pedro Infante and Cantinflas, among others. In 1968 he met Roberto Gómez Bolaños, with whom he began to work on several programs such as “The super geniuses of the square table”, “Chespirito” and “El Chapulín Colorado” with various roles. He was in the production”The Chavo of 8” where Valdes He would gain international fame with the iconic character of “Don Ramón”, but he would leave her in 1979 to later make a brief return in 1981, this being his last year working on the project.
In 1982, the actor who played Mr RamonHe starred in the series “Federrico con Villagrán” and six years later, in 1988, he worked with him again in ¡Ah qué Kiko!. However, his state of health was delicate as stomach cancer had been detected. Thus, after two weeks of being sedated to avoid pain, he died in the hospital on August 9, 1988 at the age of 64, due to cancer that spread by metastasizing in the spine.
Incredibly the tragic end of Ramon Valdes It had already been anticipated in his latest project and more specifically, in the last episode of this one. During the program “Ah que Kiko!”, the moment in which the actor would leave this world and pass on to a better life was shown.
In the program “Ah what Kiko!”, Ramon Valdes He was in charge of managing a grocery store called ‘La Sorpresa’, to which Kiko, played by Carlos Villagrán, constantly went. During the last episode, the actor from “The Chavo of 8” must have recorded in a cemetery since it was a challenge, which was to enter the pantheon at night to see who of all the characters present was the bravest. Thus, the actor who played Mr Ramon faded with a mist effect while walking at the time of filming and that they decided to end the chapter there. “It was the last scene. Notice that he enters the pantheon and disappears, it was the last thing he did (in the series), after that he dies. Several people took it as a farewell, “said Villagrán.