Carlos Alcántara (actor)

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Carlos Alberto Alcántara Vilar (born 12 November 1964) is a Peruvian stand-up comedian and actor.

Carlos Alcántara
Carlos Alcántara at the Asu Mare pre-premiere
Born
Carlos Alberto Alcántara Vilar

(1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 59)
Lima, Peru
Other namesCachín
Occupation(s)Stand-up comedian and actor
Years active1981–present
Spouse
Jossie Lindley
(m. 2010)
Children3

Personal life edit

He was born in Lima. Alcantara grew up in a working-class family, in the Unidad Vecinal de Mirones in Cercado de Lima. Carlos first appeared in a film with Los 7 pecados capitales of Leonidas Zegarra, in 1981 at age 17.[1]

In 2010, after 17 years together, Alcántara married Jossie Lindley. They have three children.[2]

Career edit

Alcántara joined the Drama Club of Lima, where he debuted as an actor in 1986 with works like La malquerida, Los tres mosqueteros, Cuatro historias de alquiler, La mujer del año and Viva el duque nuestro dueño.[3]

In 1991, he led the children's program Yan-Ken-Po with Gloria María Solari and Johanna San Miguel

Alcántara had participated as an extra and in small roles in various soap operas of the time, but managed high popularity as the star of Patacláun (1997–1999) playing "Machin" that due to the success of the plays of Patacláun.[1]

Then, he appeared on the films Muerto de amor (2002), Ojos que no ven (2003), Polvo enamorado (2003) and Doble Juego (2004).

He participated in various television projects, until they started the television miniseries La gran sangre, which was broadcast on Frecuencia Latina, having him as the main character of the series where he represented "El Dragón", proficient character wielding martial arts and was the leader of an association of urban heroes along with "Mandril" (Pietro Sibille) and "Tony Blades" (Aldo Miyashiro). He finished the project participating in La gran sangre: la película in 2007.[1]

In 2007 he began his one-person show Asu Mare,[4] with which in the following years has made presentations to the Peruvian community abroad. He also appeared in the TV show El santo convento.

In 2008 he competed in the dance reality show Bailando por un sueño (Perú), which won the first season ended.[5]

From 2009 to 2011 Alcántar was Dance jury member of the dance reality show El Gran Show.

In February 2011, Alcántara participated in the International Humor Festival organized by the Caracol of Colombia.

On April 11, 2013, the film Asu Mare, was released. It was inspired by his one-person show of the same name, starring and co-produced by Alcantara. It became the highest-grossing film in all of Peru with about twelve million dollars receipts at the box office.

Television edit

Series and telenovelas edit

  • Solo por ti (1981)
  • El hombre que debe morir (1989)
  • Mala mujer (1992)
  • El ángel vengador: Calígula (1994)
  • Obsesión (1996) as Samuel Iturrino.
  • Patacláun (1997–1999) as Machín/Don Carloncho/Nandito.
  • Cosas del amor (1998)
  • Pobre diabla (2000) as Ramón Pedraza.
  • Cazando a un millonario (2001) as Nero.
  • Carita de atún (2002–2003) as Ángel.
  • El santo convento (2007–2008) as Don Carloncho.

Miniseries edit

  • Lobos de Mar (2005) as Leonardo.
  • La gran sangre (2006) as "El Dragón".
  • La gran sangre 2: contra Las diosas malditas (2006) as "El Dragón".
  • La gran sangre 3: el encuentro final (2006) as "El Dragón".
  • Broders (2010) as Charly González.

Programs edit

  • Yan Kem Po (1991)
  • Lima limón (2005), Co-host.
  • Bailando por un Sueño (Perú) (2008), Winner of the first season.
  • El Show de los sueños (Perú) (2009), Dance jury member.
  • El Gran Show (2010), Dance jury member.
  • El Gran Show (2011), Dance jury member.

Films edit

Theatre edit

  • Los tres mosqueteros (1987) as Aramis.
  • Pataclaun en la ciudad (1993)
  • Pataclaun en...rollado (1994)
  • Pataclaun busca pareja (1996)
  • Pataclaun en...venta (2000)
  • El código Carlinchi (2005), stand-up comedy.
  • Asu Mare (2007–2011), stand-up comedy.

Image edit

Alcantara has appeared in various ads and commercials for the brand Brahma Beer in Peru, participating in television commercials almost every product.[7]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c Espinoza Flores, Alfredo (2011-02-05). "Carlos Alcántara: de los "caminos tenebrosos" al humor sin fronteras". El Comercio Perú. Retrieved 2012-07-22.
  2. ^ "Carlos Alcántara se casó luego de 17 años de convivencia". El Comercio Perú. Retrieved 2012-07-25.
  3. ^ "Carlos Alcántara: "No se debe usar la televisión para vender tanta basura"". Peru.com. Archived from the original on 2008-09-14.
  4. ^ "Risa que ayuda: Carlos Alcántara presenta unipersonal en favor de niños con habilidades especiales". El Comercio Perú. Archived from the original on 2013-06-18. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  5. ^ "Carlos Alcántara y su soñadora ganaron Bailando por un sueño". Terra Perú. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
  6. ^ "Carlos Alcántara y Norma Martínez en Festival de Málaga con "La Casa del Caracol"". Andina. 11 June 2021.
  7. ^ "Brahma se concentra en el sabor para su campañía". El Comercio Perú. 2008-03-10. Retrieved 2013-03-30.

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