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Xavier López Rodríguez

(1935-02-17) February 17, 1935 (age 88)
OccupationActor, TV host
Years active1952—present
Spouse(s)Angelita Castany (divorced)

Xavier López Rodríguez (born on February 17, 1935), his better known as "Chabelo", is a Mexican actor and television host.

He has been working on television for over sixty years. "Chabelo" has been in more than thirty motion pictures and recorded more than thirty musical albums. He also has produced many shows like La Cuchufleta and La Güereja Quiere Más.[2]

His most famous TV show was En Familia con Chabelo, which was broadcast every Sunday morning on Televisa. This show was made up of contests with people from the audience, gifts and games and was mainly for children.[3] The program ended on Sunday, December 20, 2015 after 47 years.

References[change | change source]

  1. ‘Chabelo’ festeja tres cuartos de siglo Archived 2013-09-05 at the Wayback Machine. Vanguardia (2010-12-19). Retrieved on 2012-12-30.
  2. El Sol. "Cumple Chabelo 77 años". ProQuest 307487431.
  3. Televisa. "Chabelo". Retrieved 2007-10-23.