LOC Comedian Arévalo dies at 76

The comedian Paco Arévalo has died at the age of 76 at his home in Valencia

LOC Comedian Arévalo dies at 76

The comedian Paco Arévalo has died at the age of 76 at his home in Valencia. The causes of his death have not yet been revealed.

Born in Madrid on September 2, 1947, although raised in Catarroja, Francisco Rodríguez Iglesias, known artistically as Arévalo, began his artistic career as a comic bullfighter alongside his father, in the most important shows of the time such as El Bombero Torero.

He then began a career as a comedian and comic actor that led him to record around thirty tapes in the late seventies and eighties that were bought at gas stations.

Arévalo made his film debut with the film 'Su majesty larisa', although popularity came in 1983 with his weekly collaborations on 'Un, dos, tres... Responda otra vez', one of the most popular contests on television. . As a result of this collaboration, the man from Madrid participated in numerous performances and in films such as 'El currante', 'Shake yourself before using it', 'The bread under the arm' or 'Los obsexos'.

It was on Antena 3 where Arévalo participated in his own space 'Arévalo y Cía'. He also tried his luck successfully in the theater starring with Bertín Osborne in the play 'Dos Mellizos'.

In recent years he had made television collaborations in spaces such as 'Sábado Deluxe' and 'In your house or in mine' by his great friend Bertín Osborne.

His film career continued in the 90s and 2000s in films like 'Ja me maaten...!' (2000), 'Moscow Gold' (2003), 'Isi

The Union of Actors and Actresses has echoed the death of the comedian on social networks. Likewise, the Toro de Lidia Foundation has sent its condolences to the family of the comedian and great bullfighting fan. "A great fan of bullfighting, before working as a comedian Arévale began as a comic bullfighter alongside his father in the El Bombero Torero shows. Our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. Rest in peace," the foundation has published .

For their part, Play Radio Valencia, the medium in which he collaborated, have been "dismayed by the sudden death" of their colleague who "leaves an indelible mark," they have published.