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 done metastasized in his bones. In the night of 28 May 2010, the actor and broadcaster Coco Silly interrupted his program Animales Sueltos to ask that for Actor's House send an ambulance to take him from Villa Carlos Paz to Buenos Aires, since he had suffered a decompensation that obligated him to leave his home care.
He died from prostate cancer on 31 May 2010 in Buenos Aires in the Güemes Sanatorium.