El Risitas

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El Risitas
Risitas.jpg
Joya in 2015
Born
Juan Joya Borja

(1956-04-05)5 April 1956
Died28 April 2021(2021-04-28) (aged 65)
Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Occupation
Years active2000–2021
Known forComedian
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Television2000–2002: El Vagamundo, Canal 2 Andalucía

2002–2005: Ratones Coloraos, Canal Sur Televisión 2006–2007: El loco de la colina, La1

2007–2012: El Gatopardo, Canal Sur

Juan Joya Borja (5 April 1956 – 28 April 2021)[1] was a Spanish comedian and actor known by the stage name El Risitas. He became well known in 2015 because of many memes based on a television interview he did from June 2007 on Jesús Quintero's show Ratones coloraos [es].[2] He also appeared in the 2005 movie Torrente 3: El protector.

Joya died on 28 April 2021 at a hospital in Seville, Spain from a heart attack, aged 65.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sevilla, Diario de (5 April 2019). "El Risitas confirma que "los franceses están locos" (con él)". Diario de Sevilla.
  2. Parkinson, Hannah Jane (13 March 2015). "Apple engineer spoof video: is Spanish Laughing Guy the new Downfall?". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 31 March 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  3. Ybarra Bores, Pedro (28 April 2021). "Muere 'el Risitas'" ['El Risitas' dies]. ABC Sevilla (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 28 April 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.