Rubén Aguirre Fuentes (Spanish pronunciation: [ruˈβen aˈɣire]; June 15, 1934 – June 17, 2016) was a Mexican actor. He was best remembered for his role as Professor Jirafales in the Televisa's television show El Chavo del Ocho.
Ruben Aguirre as Profesor Jirafales in El Chavo del Ocho
Rubén Aguirre Fuentes
June 15, 1934
|Died||June 17, 2016 (aged 82)|
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
|Professor Jirafales in El Chavo del Ocho|
|Home town||Monterrey, Mexico|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
Aguirre died on 17 June 2016 at his home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from complications of pneumonia, two days after his 82nd birthday. He suffered from diabetes which has been said to also been a factor to his death.
- "Rubén Aguirre, o Professor Girafales de 'Chaves', morre aos 82 anos" (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
- Notice of death of Rubén Aguirre, globo.com; accessed 17 June 2016.(in Portuguese)