Tato Cifuentes

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Cifuentes in 1956

Héctor Raúl "Tato" Cifuentes Lira (14 October 1925 – 30 July 2017) was a Chilean-born Argentine actor, singer and ventriloquist. He was born in Santiago, Chile. During his career, he performed in Uruguay and Argentina.

His career began in the early 1950s. He was known for his movie roles Cuidado con las imitaciones (1948), Imitaciones peligrosas (1949) and Tiempo de crear (1962). His best known singles were "El mambo de la chocolata", "Los Tatines", and "El relojito".

Cinfuentes suffered from male breast cancer in 2008, which he had to undergo chemotherapy.[1]

Cifuentes died on 30 July 2017 of cardiopulmonary arrest complicated by pneumonia after falling at his home in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 91.[2]

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