Mario Moreno

Mario Moreno

Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes, known casually as Mario Moreno, and known professionally as Cantinflas , was a Mexican comic film actor, producer, and screenwriter and an iconic figure in Mexico and Latin America. He often portrayed impoverished 'campesinos' or a peasant of 'pelado' origin. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Mario Moreno has 11 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 House Committee as an Associate Counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The year with the most videos was 1989 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1993 with an average of 112 views per program. Most appearances with Wade Henderson (2).

Appearances by Title:c. August 19, 1997 - Present Assistant Secretary, Governmental Affairs, Department of Education Videos: 1


Associate Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund c. March 31, 1988 - c. August 19, 1997 Videos: 10

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* The first paragraph of this page uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Cantinflas', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. Footnotes and parentheticals have been removed.