Roberto Gómez Bolaños conquered television in Mexico and several Latin American countries with “Chespirito”. The comedy program was unprecedentedly successful, running for 25 years and translated into more than 50 languages, earning a special place in the hearts of several generations.
Through the years, Roberto Gómez Bolaños showed us his creations as “El Chavo del 8”, “El Chapulín Colorado”, “Doctor Chapatín”, “Los Caquitos”, “Los Chifladitos”, among other popular segments that were part of “Chespirito”.
However, no sketch was as popular as “El Chavo del Ocho”. The adventures of the orphan boy who lived in a neighborhood with Quico, la Chilindrina, Don Ramón, Doña Florinda, Doña Clotilde “the witch of 71”, Mr. Barriga and Professor Jirafales, made millions of viewers laugh.
When the program began, the announcer was heard making the presentation of each actor and character and at the end it was heard saying: “Address, Enrique Segoviano”. Although this locution was only part of the Program In the 1970s, the name Enrique Segoviano persisted in the minds of fans of the show. But who was he? Here we tell you.
Enrique Segoviano is a naturalized Mexican actor, director, producer and screenwriter, recognized for having been the director and producer of the program “El Chavo del 8” and “Chespirito” between 1973 and 1978.
The television producer was hired by Roberto Gómez Bolaños in 1972. When he began with his television productions, it was he who was in charge of directing them and doing all the special effects.
In 1973, when the series El Chavo del Ocho, El Chapulín Colorado and Chespirito were released, he served as director and producer of them, retaining his position until 1978, when he was displaced for unknown reasons. These were the productions that made him famous and Roberto Gómez Bolaños took over in his place.
In 1979 he directed his first film, El Chanfle, related to the series El Chavo del Ocho. And in that same year he directed Odisea Burbujas, another television series and later El tesoro del saber, both series were directed towards children.
In 1984 he directed the series “Hola México !!!”, the telenovela “Te amo” and “Sí, mi amor”. In 1986 he directed and produced the telenovela Ave Fénix ‘. During his later years, he received great job offers, but turned them down due to the number of job offers he already had on the list.
According to BBC Mundo, Florinda Meza revealed in an interview with TV Azteca in 2015 that she was close to uniting her life with Segoviano before relating to “Chespirito.”
“I was about to marry someone very, very good and valuable and a good person. He is Enrique Segoviano ”, he said.