Benjamín Fernández is a Mexican actor, singer, and television personality. He is best known for his roles in the television series El Chavo del Ocho, La Familia Telerín, and the film La Ley de Herodes.
Fernández was born in Mexico City on June 6, 1949. He studied at the National Institute of Arts and Design, where he graduated in 1971. After graduating, he began acting in theater productions before making his television debut in 1972 on the show El Chavo del Ocho. He played the character of “Don Ramón” for almost a decade, becoming one of the most popular characters of the series.
In the 1980s, Fernández ventured into the world of music, releasing two albums. He also starred in the film La Ley de Herodes, which became a box office hit. He continued to act in television series such as La Familia Telerín and Las Chicas de Oro. In the 1990s, he starred in the TV series El Varon de la Bachata, which was the first Mexican series to be sold internationally.
Fernández is also an accomplished singer and has released several albums throughout his career. He has also ventured into the world of television, appearing as a host for several Mexican variety shows. In 2002, he received the TVyNovelas Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the telenovela La Esposa Virgen.
Benjamín Fernández has been a staple of the Mexican entertainment industry for nearly half a century. He has cemented his place in television history by appearing in some of the most popular shows of the past few decades. He has also made a name for himself in the music industry, and his albums have been praised by critics. Fernández continues to act and sing, and his fans are always eager to see what he will do next.