Saturday, November 29, 2014

Happy 65th Birthday Bigote Arrocet

Bigote Arrocet was born Edmund Arrocet von Lohse on November 29, 1949 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Son of a Spanish mother and Italian -German father, he lived in Argentina for 11 years, then moved to Chile .
He was 21 years old when he triumphed at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival as a singer, sharing the stage with some of the best vocalists of his generation, such as Joan Manuel Serrat and Julio Iglesias.
He rose to fame for the second time in Spain with his character of a Mexican on the television program ‘Applause’ (1979-1981) and on, ‘Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez’ from 1977 until 1988. His dialogues with the hosts became very popular Mayra Gómez Kemp, whom he addressed as Mrs. Mayrucha and the tagline was repeated again and again Piticlín, piticlín. Between 1991 and 1992 he was the host of the program ‘La ruleta de la suerte’, on Antena 3, with Mabel Lozano.
In 2004 he participated as a contestant on the reality show ‘La selva de los famosos’.
Arocet has appeared in movies such as the Euro-western comedy “Here Come Condemor the Sinner of the Plains” (1996) and “Brácula: Condemor II” (1997) as Lucas, the servant of Condemor’s orders.
Today we celebrate Bigote Arrocet’s 65th birthday.

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