His name was Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes. He was a Mexican comedian, an actor, and a filmmaker. He became known professionally as Cantinflas, a name that would make him the most widely accomplished comedian in Mexico. He would be celebrated all over Latin America and Spain. Moreno broke into Hollywood fame, taking with him the Cantinflas icon. Cantinflas was especially loved by the Latin world for injecting humor into his films. He endeared himself to his countrymen, who loved the vocabulary, syntax, and Mexican intonation.