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 Chuy Bravo

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Chuy Bravo

Original Name Jesus Melgoza
Birth
Tangancícuaro Municipality, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico
Death 14 Dec 2019 (aged 63)
Colonia Roma, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 205479010 View Source
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Television Personality and Actor. Born Jesus Melgoza, the 4 ft.-3 in. actor will best be remembered for the seven years he spent as Chelsea Handler's sidekick on her E! Network TV show, 'Chelsea Lately.' Born with dwarfism and the youngest of seven children, he immigrated to the United States at age 15 with his family, moving to the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. He began his career as a stand-up comic before landing roles in a few films, including 'Romp' (2003), 'The Honeymooners' (2005) and 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' (2007). He then landed the spot as Handler's sidekick on her late-night show from 2007 to 2014. Bravo, a recovering alcoholic who launched The Little Nugget Foundation to help support those battling alcohol addiction in his hometown in Mexico, died after a brief illness while visiting relatives.

Bio by: Louis du Mort

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 15 Dec 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 205479010
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205479010/chuy-bravo : accessed ), memorial page for Chuy Bravo (7 Dec 1956–14 Dec 2019), Find a Grave Memorial ID 205479010, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.