Carlos Villagrán was born on January 12, 1944 in Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico as Carlos Villagrán Eslava. He is an actor and director, known for El Chavo del Ocho (1972), El Chapulín Colorado (1972) and Federrrico (1982). Wikipedia
Lives in Palermo Soho, a neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Works and travels with his own circus. [January 2008]
Has six children: Paulo, Sylvia, Samantha, Edson, Gustavo and Vanessa.
After legal battle over the character Quico, he became friends with Chesperito again in 2000, in a special show of "El Chavo del Ocho".
Impressed his friend Rubén Aguirre with his comic performance at a party. Aguirre, who had been casted for "El Chavo del Ocho", recommended Villagrán to Chesperito, who was still looking for actors for the new show. Chesperito hired Villagrán who would then play Quico. Aguirre would play Professor Jirafales and Chesperito would star the show as Chavo.
Moved to Argentina where Chesperito has no right over "Quico" character.
Was also at "El Chapulin Colorado", starred by Chesperito.