in Buenos Aires, in 1912.
He started very young as a singer and in the '30s, his perfomances
became popular on the radio. His live shows and recordings became
popular as well. This helped him entering into the cinema world,
with the help of Manuel Romero, who asked for his presence in 1936
to sing a tango in the film Los muchachos
de antes no usaban gomina. Immediately after that, he
was hired by Lumiton for films such as La
vida es un tango. From that moment on, he developed a
double career of singer and actor, and got a big opportunity in
that country and in Latin America. By the end of years '40s, he
was- with Luis
Sandrini- the best paid actor of the industry.
Later he would film La cabalgata del Circo,
El último payador, Historia
del 900, where he participates as a director. He would
also gain big fame with his film Las aguas
bajan turbias, where he would show the disput between
high and low classes.
in a bad economic situation and with several health problems, passed
away in Buenos Aires, in 1989