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María Penella is Chespirito’s granddaughter and looks just like him

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Chespirito's granddaughter (Photo: Mezcalent)
  • Roberto Gómez Bolaños died in 2014.
  • The actress María Penella is Chespirito’s granddaughter.
  • She has a striking physical resemblance to her grandfather.

With the announcement of his upcoming biographical series, the name of Roberto Gómez Bolaños is once again on everyone’s lips.

Due to respiratory complications, the actor, comedian, and writer passed away on November 28, 2014, at the age of 85.

On another note, someone who has caught attention for her striking physical resemblance to Chespirito is his granddaughter, named María Penella. Who is she?

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He conquered all of Latin America

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This is Chespirito’s granddaughter, María Penella, who looks just like him / PHOTO: Meznivel

Roberto Mario Gómez Bolaños was born on February 21, 1929, in Mexico City. It could be said that fame came to him ‘later in life’, almost at the age of 40.

He is remembered for creating unforgettable characters such as El Chavo del Ocho, El Chapulín Colorado, and Doctor Chapatín, among others.

In addition to Mexico, his shows achieved impressive success in countries such as Chile, Colombia, and even Brazil.

Regarding the origin of his nickname, Chespirito, it’s because a director compared him to Shakespeare. In other words, he was a ‘little Shakespeare’.

What you probably didn’t know about Chespirito’s granddaughter

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Roberto Gómez Bolaños married Graciela Fernández, with whom he had six children, including Marcela Gómez Fernández.

Marcela and Enrique Penella Jean are the parents of María Penella, Chespirito’s granddaughter who looks just like him.

According to information from El Heraldo de México, she showed interest in the world of acting from a young age.

At 32 years old, she has appeared in both theater plays and television productions.

What does she think of her grandfather’s bioseries?

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This is Chespirito’s granddaughter, María Penella, who looks just like him / PHOTO: Meznivel

Recently, several reporters caught María Penella at the Mexico City International Airport.

They asked Chespirito’s granddaughter about her thoughts on the biographical series being filmed about her grandfather’s life.

«It’s a very secretive project… I can’t tell you, you guys have more information than I do,» the actress expressed.

Regarding the possibility of her playing Chespirito herself due to her physical resemblance, she said she wasn’t interested.

They tell her that she is ‘The girl from 8’

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This is Chespirito’s granddaughter, María Penella, who looks just like him / PHOTO: Facebook screenshot

It is worth noting that many people were unaware that María Penella was Chespirito’s granddaughter, so they were surprised by her physical resemblance.

For this reason, several users insisted that she should play her grandfather in the biographical series «Sin querer queriendo».

«The girl from ‘El Chavo del 8’,» «She looks more like Roberto than the actor who will play him in the series,» «No way, she looks just like him,» some internet users expressed.

Additionally, another internet user said that ‘it even seemed like the grandfather himself had given birth to her’ (TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW CLICK HERE).

Did you inherit Chespirito’s talent?

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According to information from Publímetro, Chespirito’s granddaughter ventured into acting from a very young age.

In theater, she was part of the plays «Ana Frank,» «Anita la huerfanita,» and «El hombre de la mancha.»

On television, she participated in «El hotel de los secretos,» «Te acuerdas de mí,» and «Mujer de nadie.»

On her official Instagram account, she currently has over 21 thousand followers. There, she simply presents herself as ‘actrix (sic)’.

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