"Inside, Romerales." This phrase, said when someone tries to open a door wrong, became very popular in the nineties and will forever accompany the actor's face Cesáreo Estébanez, who died at dawn on Saturday to Sunday at age 77 in the Sevillian town of Alcalá de Guadaíra, where he lived with his wife, as confirmed on Twitter the Union of Actors and Actresses.
The actor from Valladolid, famous above all for playing Sergeant Romerales with a hoarse voice and few lights in Pharmacy open, Antonio Mercero's series, lived in Alcalá for more than 20 years. His body will be moved to the Palencia funeral home and the burning chapel will open around seven thirty in the afternoon of this Sunday. Tomorrow will be the funeral, at 12.45, in the parish church of San Lazaro de Palencia.
Born in 1941 in Palazuelo de Vedija (Valladolid), he began his career in the seventies in the theater, an area that did not leave at any time of his long career. Estébanez jumped from the stage to the cinema and television, with roles in films and series such as Study 1, The forging of a rebel, My father is often, Work shift: 10 years later, Family doctor, Seven lifes, Journalists, Manolito Gafotas, Central Hospital, Paco's men, Heirs Y Marriage scenes.
The versatile artist, who alternated drama with comedy, worked throughout decades of career under the command of the greatest directors of Spanish cinema, such as Vicente Aranda, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Antonio Giménez Rico, Mario Camus, Carlos Saura or Pilar Miró, among others.
In 1993 he was recognized with the Award of the Union of Actors for the best television secondary precisely for giving life to Romerales. He did it during the five seasons that the series of Antena 3 lasted next to the agent María de la Encarnación, to whom María Garralón gave life, who told her the mythical phrase every time they left the pharmacy of Lourdes Cano.
The Union of Actors and Actresses has lamented the death of the artist, whose charisma has featured on Twitter, where Romerales has been done quickly trending topic. They have also joined the messages of regret in social networks colleagues and artists such as actor and director Pedro Mari Sánchez or actor Juan Diego Botto. "Those who knew him know how amazing and generous he was, those who saw him acting know the great actor he was", has written Botto. The Local Police of Madrid he also gives his condolences to the family in recognition of a great fiction agent.