Marco Antonio Campos

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Marco Antonio Campos
Pseudonym Viruta
Birth name Marco Antonio Campos Contreras
Born (1919-07-09)July 9, 1919
Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, Mexico
Died February 19, 1996(1996-02-19) (aged 76)
Mexico City, Mexico
Years active 1948–1979
Genres Double act, slapstick
Spouse María de los Ángeles

Marco Antonio Campos (July 9, 1919 – February 19, 1996) was a Mexican comedian, actor, and singer best known as Viruta in the double act Viruta y Capulina with Gaspar Henaine.[1] His best known role is as the straight man in the comic duo Viruta y Capulina along with Gaspar Henaine. Campos and Henaine worked together in 35 comedy films and one television series until they separated over work issues in 1967. He died in 1996 from an aortic aneurysm.

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  1. ^ Mexican Film Performers--"C", Retrieved December 30, 2010.

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