Lucho Avilés

Argentine journalist (1938-2019)

Lucho Avilés (30 April 1938[1] – 8 June 2019) was a Uruguayan-born Argentine journalist and television presenter.[2] He was born in Uruguay's capital city Montevideo. His first work in Argentina was for Crónica newspaper.

Lucho Avilés in 1972

In 1965 he moved to Argentina and became an Argentine citizen. He died on 8 June 2019 in Buenos Aires from a heart attack at the age of 81.[3]


  1. "Murió Lucho Avilés, pionero del periodismo de espectáculos".
  2. Murió Susana Fontana Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Un twittero dio por muerto a Lucho Avilés". Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2019-06-09.