, known popularly as Bizcocho
(born February 26, 1944) is a comedian
, best known for his roles of "Bizcocho" and "Cuca Gómez".
Warrington was born in the Barrio Obrero area of Santurce
, Puerto Rico
. When he was six years old, his family moved to the Lloréns Torres
public housing project. There he lived for the next 25 years. Warrington left school when he was a teenager and made a living by polishing shoes at a local barbershop. One of the barbershop's regular customers was Tommy Muñiz
, a television show producer. One day Warrington asked Muñiz for a job in television but was told to get some more education and come back to him after he graduated.
Encouraged by Mr. Muñiz's challenge, Warrington returned to school and graduated from San Juan's Central High School in 1960; he then went back to Mr. Muñiz to take him up on his earlier offer. Tommy Muñiz kept his word and let Otilio assist in the TV show "El Special de Corona
" (The Corona Special). Thus, Warrington became the "first" black Puerto Rican male comedian to be regularly featured on a local TV program. One of the show's sections involved a group of "wacky" soldiers and included José Miguel Agrelot
and Jacobo Morales
. When Otilio joined the group, Morales baptized him as "Soldier Bizcocho" (Cake), a nickname that would remain with him for the rest of his... Read More