Cepillin was a Mexican clown, TV host, singer, and actor. Best remembered for combining physical comedy with dance, song, and ventriloquism on TV shows for more than 50 years, Cepillin was an iconic clown who achieved immense popularity in not just Mexico but in all of Latin America. A multi-talented personality, Cepillin was one of the most successful TV hosts in Mexico during the 1970s and ‘80s. Apart from hosting his show, which was aired in over 18 countries, Cepillin also recorded several albums of children songs, which sold over 25 million copies worldwide. Cepillin is also credited with helping younger artists like Yuri and Salma Hayek who went on to become stars in their own right. He also toured the United States of America and Mexico from 1982 to 2006 with a circus that bore his name.