Chuy Bravo (born Jesús Melgoza; December 7, 1956 – December 14, 2019) was a Mexican-American actor and comedian, best known as the sidekick of host Chelsea Handler on the talk show Chelsea Lately during its run from 2007 to 2014. He usually provided comedic relief to Handler's show, and was the topic of many of her jokes. He also appeared in some pornographic videos.
Bravo was born in Tangancícuaro, Michoacán, Mexico. He had dwarfism and was 4 feet 3 inches (130 cm) tall. Bravo died of a heart attack caused by gastrointestinal hemorrhage on December 14, 2019 in a Mexico City hospital at the age of 63.
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- Schlossberg, Mallory (May 13, 2014). "Chelsea Handler's Chelsea Lately Sidekick Chuy is a Porn Star - Are You Surprised?". Bustle.
- "Chuy Bravo, TV Sidekick Died From A Heart Attack ... After Short Hospitalization". TMZ. December 16, 2019.