At dawn on Friday, actor, and comedian Sammy Pérez died at 55 years of age due to cardiovascular arrest, after he was hospitalized for several weeks due to complications from COVID-19.
The actor who gained fame from various programs by Eugenio Derbez died at dawn this Friday due to cardiovascular arrest
The news was confirmed through the comedian’s Instagram account, where it is reported that Sammy died around 3:50 am on July 30 and that they performed some maneuvers to try to revive him, without success.
“Sammy Pérez has just suffered a cardiovascular heart attack, his little heart has stopped beating. They tried to maneuver him to save his life, but they couldn’t. Rest in peace, Sammy, you leave us with a very big emptiness in our hearts ”, the publication reads.
At the moment, hundreds of followers of the comedian reacted to his sensitive death and dedicated a few words to him in his profile on the social network: “An idol has left us, rest in peace”, “We will always remember you. The great Sammy will be unmatched, “ wrote some users.
“Rest in peace, Sammy. You stay in our hearts. “Thank you, Sammy, you stay in our hearts”, ” Rest in peace Sammy, thank you for so many laughs ” and “We will always remember Sammy”, continued other followers of the actor of No refunds.
In recent days, it was reported that Sammy’s health was severely impaired by a fungus that colonized his lungs. Likewise, the actor who gained fame with various programs by actor Eugenio Derbez had kidney problems caused by his diabetes.
Through the social network, Sammy’s representative, Erick de Paz, reported on this situation: “Sammy is diabetic and has kidney problems. On Sunday a fungus was detected in his lung, “he wrote, also detailing that the fungus increased in recent days and that everything possible was being done not to subject the actor to hemodialysis, due to kidney complications.
It should be remembered that on July 17 it was reported that the comedian entered a hospital for health complications caused by the COVID-19 he suffered.
During his admission to the hospital, the comedian was reported as serious and with a damaged lung, as well as that he needed oxygen to breathe. Two days after his admission to the hospital, the comedian’s health worsened and he was intubated, evolving unfavorably until his death this Friday.
Sammy began his artistic career in 1993 when he participated in the program hosted by Jorge Van Rankin and Esteban Arce, El Calabozo. He later joined the cast of Toma Libre.
However, the actor rose to fame in 1997, when Eugenio Derbez made him part of the Derbez comedy program from time to time. In 2002, he was also part of the XH-DRBZ programming.
At that time he was also part of the coverage of the Olympic Games and the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan. In 2013 he also made an appearance in the comedy of Silvia Derbez’s son No refunds. Always acting himself and making the Latin American public laugh.
Since 2016, Sammy has hosted a comedy show in bars and restaurants. He also continued to appear sporadically on television; on shows like Hoy, Doble Sentido, and La Cantina de Turno Maclovich, as well as on various YouTube channels such as El Escorpión Dorado al Volante and Rayos X, Ryan Hoffman’s podcast.