In 2002 he moved with his family to Villa Carlos Paz (35 km away from Córdoba (city). In 2008 he was diagnosed prostate cancer which obligated him to undergo to chemotherapy sessions every three weeks in the city of Córdoba. On April 2010 it was discovered that the cancer had metastasized to his bones. In the night of 28 May 2010, the actor and broadcaster Coco Sily interrupted his program Animales Sueltos to ask for Actor's House to send an ambulance to take him from Villa Carlos Paz to Buenos Aires, since he had suffered a decompensation that forced him to leave his home.
He died from prostate cancer on 31 May 2010 in Buenos Aires in the Güemes Sanatorium.