Cepillín, the TV clown, as he was known, died at the age of 75. The actor was in intensive therapy after suffering a problem of heart failure and pneumonia.
Cepillín had suffered a fall at home, which injured his spine. For that reason, he had to undergo emergency surgery and several screws were placed. But a short time later, his son, Ricardo González Jr., announced on his social networks that some complications had arisen. due to the actor’s heart problems. In addition, the medical condition worsened due to pneumonia.
Cepillín was able to say goodbye to his family on Monday morning, before passing away. He was married to Aidé Guajardo and had two children, Ricardo and Roberto.
Who was Cepillín?
Ricardo González Gutiérrez, known as Cepillín, was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León on February 7, 1946. He was the first clown to appear on television. As well He was a television presenter and singer of children’s music. His most famous theme is “La Feria de Cepillín”.
Before being a clown, Ricardo was a dentist and began to paint his face so that the children would not be afraid of him when he fixed their teeth. Hence it took the name of Cepillín.