The star was hospitalised with peritonitis and respiratory problems 12 days prior to his death on Saturday (21Nov15), according to Fox News Latino.

Robles made his onscreen debut in 1957's El vampiro and went on to star in several TV shows, voiceover roles and films including M*A*S*H, The Terminator, Anastasia, A Bug's Life and Ratatouille.

He also directed episodes of El otro and Marisol.