Marco Antonio Campos

Marco Antonio Campos (9 September 1919 – 19 February 1996) was a Mexican comedian, actor, and singer best known as Viruta in the double act Viruta y Capulina with Gaspar Henaine.[1] His best known role is as the straight man in the comic duo Viruta y Capulina along with Gaspar Henaine. Campos and Henaine worked together in 95 comedy films and one television series until they separated over work issues in 1969. He died in 1996 from an aortic aneurysm.

Marco Antonio Campos
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Marco Antonio Campos «Viruta» in La sombra del otro (1957).
Birth nameMarco Antonio Campos Contreras
Born(1919-09-09)9 September 1919
Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, Mexico
Died19 February 1996(1996-02-19) (aged 76)
Mexico City, Mexico
Years active1940–1996
GenresDouble act, slapstick
SpouseMaría de los Ángeles

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Mexican Film Performers--"C". Retrieved 30 December 2010.

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