Thursday, July 13, 2017

RIP Héctor Lechuga

Mexican comedian Hector Lechuga dies

By: María de Jesús Candedo
July 13, 2017

A victim of a cardiac arrest at the age of 92, Héctor Lechuga died today at his home in Veracruz.
Héctor Lechuga was born in Orizaba, Veracruz, on April 18, 1929. He was an actor, comedian, political-humorist commentator and collaborator of different radio stations throughout his career.

The summit of his success was achieved with the program 'Ensalada de Locos', originally broadcast between 1970 and 1973. The program counted on sketches and white humor jokes where he shared credits with Manuel 'El Loco' Váldes and Alejandro Suárez .

Among his films are: Buenas noches Año Nuevo (1964), El dengue del amor (1965), La muerte es puntual (1964), Detectives o ladrones (1966), Réquiem por un canalla (1967) and Masajista de señoras (1973), Which is a classic in Mexican cinema of yesteryear.

The actor had deteriorated as a result of Alzheimer's, but that did not stop him from continuing to think about his audience. He died accompanied by his family as a result of a heart attack in his home in Veracruz.

It will be veiled at the funeral home Gayosso de Félix Cuevas, starting at 6 pm Mexico City time. Rest in peace the last comical politician of Mexico.

Born: 4/18/1929, Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico
Died: 7/13/2017, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico

Héctor Lechuga’s westerns - actor:
Rayo veloz (TV) – 1951-1954
The Braggarts – 1960 (Nieto del chaparro)
Los resbalosos – 1960
Bang bang… al hoyo - 1971

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