He died carlitos balas At the age of 97. The beloved actor left at 9:30 pm on Thursday as confirmed by his granddaughter Laura Gelfi and teleshow, “We are devastated but united and that’s how he left, united with family and lots of love,” The young woman said sadly about the departure of her grandfather.
the creator of the mythological phrase “What does salt taste like?” He was hospitalized at Gumes Sanatorium since yesterday. “He was having dizziness at home, which was appropriate for his age, and they took him to the sanatorium. The doctors decided to leave him under observation, ”said Maximiliano Marbuque, his representative at the time.
inventor of words like “Sambdrule” and “Chupatometer”, who started working as a street vendor in a bus line, became a benchmark for adults and children and many generations grew up with him and will mourn him today. He celebrated his 97th birthday on August 13 surrounded by his family.
“Happy Birthday My Love”, his granddaughter wrote to him that day along with a photo album of all the times, not only present but since she was a girl: passions of both playing with a camera, in the theater and cooking. to unite. Whenever she could, she used to entertain them with her favorite dishes.
For example, who hasn’t lost their coolness thanks to him? “The last straw in having Carlitos Bala as Grandpa…Never use a pacifier!”Laura, who is also a cook, told The Place a few years ago, at the time she defined it: “He’s a jovial, funny person that I admire a lot. Yes.He always jokes, we used to play a lot. There are thousands of anecdotes. Every summer we went to Mar del Plata and we had a lot of fun.”
Beyond the character, he described how he was like a grandfather: “He spoiled me like almost all grandparents spoil their grandchildren. But with the exception that being with him is laughing every moment.”
“How does salt taste?”, asked the great artist and all the children certainly answered: “Salty!”. The idea was born in 1969 on a quiet afternoon in Mar del Plata. A boy looked at him attentively and Bala, pretending not to see him, asked aloud several times: “Sea! What would the ocean taste like? The boy remained silent and continued: “Ah, the sea tastes like salt. But what does salt taste like? And before running away the boy answered him. “But how delicious is salt! Salty!” And thus a breakthrough was born that lasted four generations.
Carlitos was often accompanied by Angueto, the invisible dog that appeared in a Disney Store. Bala, always attentive, found a tight leash and came up with a joke about the dog. “A tourist who was next to me panicked and I liked the idea because I thought he might be a good character. When I arrived in Buenos Aires, I made a similar leash and named it after my daughter, Laura. put angueto. When I was a girl, with my wife we used to call her anguetita, an invented word”, she once said.
Like all great men, he was always in the force. When she turned 96 last year, her granddaughter told of the public’s love that she keeps her in constant wills. “He is very happy, we are constantly reading messages from people, which he sends a lot and it is very exciting. Every year that passes more people send him what they want, we are getting many messages and gifts and we came from morning with our mother for help because what they send us is tremendous“, counted.