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Don Francisco

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Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld (born December 28, 1940), better known by his stage name, Don Francisco, is a Chilean television host, and a popular personality on the Univision network reaching Spanish-speaking viewers in the United States. He is best known for hosting the variety shows Sábado Gigante and Don Francisco Presenta.

Fact file

  • Born: Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld December 28, 1940 (age 74) Talca, Chile
  • Residence: Miami, Florida
  • Nationality: Chilean
  • Other names: Don Francisco
  • Citizenship: Chile
  • Occupation: Television host
  • Years active: 1962-present
  • Home town: Santiago, Chile
  • Television: Sábado Gigante, Don Francisco Presenta
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Spouse(s): Teresa "Temmy" Muchnik Rosenblum (1963-present; 3 children)

Read more about Don Francisco at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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TV giant Don Francisco celebrates 50 years of 'Sabado Gigante'
LA Times Entertainme, 2012-10-27 12:00:00
An entertainment institution in the Spanish-speaking world, Don Francisco aims to stay on top of the game with his long-running variety show 'Sabado Gigante.'MIAMI — Don Francisco is running late to his own party — peculiar, considering he arrived six hours before it started.

Disney Making BIG Announcement On New Year's Eve!!!!
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2011-12-27 20:15:02
Could this have anything to do with all these new theme park rides we've been seeing??? On NYE, Disney Parks will make a special announcement (above) during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest on ABC!!!! The announcement will ALSO air on Univision Television Feliz 2012, which is ...

Spanish TV Host Cristina Saralegui Gets A New Job!
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2011-05-18 17:45:09
Move over Don Francisco, Spanish television personality Cristina Saralegui is taking over. The Cuban born Saralegui is developing a weekly variety program on Telemundo. She’ll also be executive producer of the new show as well as the host. Said Cristina: "I am thrilled to be joining the Telemundo family in ...

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