Iconic Mexican comedian โ€˜Chespiritoโ€™ dies at 85

Iconic Mexican comedian Chespirito dies at 85Mexican actor and comedian Robert Gomez Bolanos, known as โ€œChespirito,โ€ died Friday at age 85, Televisa television network said.

Gomez Bolanos is best known for writing and playing the character โ€œEl Chavo del Ochoโ€ and is credited with changing comedy in Latin America. The cause of death was not immediately released.

Photo: In this Feb. 29, 2012 file photo, Roberto Gomez Bolanos, popularly known as Chespirito, waves during an event in his honor at the National Auditorium in Mexico City.