Roberto Gómez Bolaños more commonly known by his pseudonym Chespirito died on 28th November 2014. He was a Mexican screenwriter, actor, comedian, film director, television director, playwright, songwriter, and author. He is widely regarded as one of the most important Spanish-language comedians of the 20th century. He was internationally known for writing, directing, and starring in the Chespirito (1968), El Chavo del Ocho (1971), and El Chapulín Colorado (1972) television series. The character of El Chavo is one of the most iconic in the history of Latin American television, and El Chavo del Ocho continues to be immensely popular, with daily worldwide viewership averaging 91 million viewers per episode.

Words seem inadequate to express the sadness and we were deeply saddened by the news of Chespirito passing. May this great hero rest in peace!