Impact Among the things that endeared him the audience was the use of language comic in his films, his characters (which almost everyone was a variation of the same character, but in different roles and positions) for waging a normal conversation then complicate it to the point that no one understood what he was saying. The Cantinflas character was particularly adept at obfuscating the conversation when he owed money to someone, or trying to woo girls out of trouble with the authorities, managing to humiliate them without noticing. This form of talk was called Cantinflas and became a Spanish way of saying you cantinflear! every time someone found it difficult to understand the conversation. The Royal Academy included the Spanish verb and words cantinflear cantinflas and Cantinflas in his dictionary in 1992. In the field of visual arts, artists as Rufino Tamayo and Diego Rivera, Cantinflas painted as a symbol of the Mexican male.The American punk band Mindless Self Indulgence released a song called Whipstickagostop on Cantinflas. Cantinflas’s style and content of his films led many students to conclude that he had influenced many theaters that passed the message of the Chicano Movement during the 1960s and 1970s in the United States, of which the most important was El Teatro Campesino. The movement of the theater was an important part of cultural renaissance that was the social counterpart of the political movement for civil rights of the Mexico-US relations. Your use of styles and social issues is seen as a precursor of Chicano theater. In the 1970s there appeared a cartoon series called The Cantinflas Show starring an animated cartoon. The show was aimed at children and had an educational purpose. The animated character was named “Friend” and focused on a variety of topics to educate children on their way home from football to the origin of the international date change.Although Cantinflas never managed in the U.S. the same success it achieved in Mexico, was honored with a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. He received two award nominations at the Golden Globe for best actor and recognizing the accomplishments of his life by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. Mario Moreno Cantinflas The award is presented annually to actors “represent the Latino community with the same humor and distinction as the legendary Cantinflas” and who, like Cantinflas, use their power to help the needy. In 2002, the Salvadoran-American (though he describes himself as Chicano) Herbert Siguenza, artist, comedian and member of Culture Clash began acting in a monologue about Cantinflas that toured throughout the country. The play, spoken in English and Spanish, common features incorporated in the films of Cantinflas and recreated many of the actor’s comedy routines, such as your typical walk.Cantinflas films are distributed in America by Laguna Films.