The End Of An Era: Mexican Comedian Polo Polo Dies
Known as the master of comedy, this January 23, it was announced that the considered first Mexican standupero, Leopoldo Roberto García Peláez or Polo Polo, as the world placed him, died at the age of 78.
With an extraordinary sense of humor and a long career, the Mexican became famous for his jokes with double meanings, gambles and a defined and explicit language.
So far there is not much information about the details of his vigil or where his remains rested, however, regarding the cause of death3, everything seems to indicate that it was due to heart failure.
In recent years, the comedian has been completely removed from the entertainment scene and has generally kept a low profile on his social media.
His career took off in the 90s and from then on he achieved great success. By the beginning of the new millennium, Polo Polo was already an example for new young people who wanted to belong to the industry.
During his career he worked in plays, in conducting, in addition to presenting humorous shows sharing credits with Jorge Falcón and Héctor Suárez.
Regarding the cause of his death, they came to speculate that the comedian suffered from Alzheimer’s, a degenerative disease and quite aggressive with the elderly, but Polo Polo denied it whenever he could.
In fact, Jorge Ortíz de Pinero himself shared that he had not retired due to illness, but for working too much for which he deserved a break.