In December 2019, Antonio Diaz Ocampobetter known as tristanhad an accident in which he fractured his hipa, and since then he could not walk again. During the pandemic, his condition worsened first due to a picture of coronavirus and later, he had a decompensation, at the beginning of 2021. Since then, the musician remembered for his leading roles in night waiter in Mar del Plata or Nurse by day, waiter by night He did not manage to recover and in the last hours the concern for his state of health grew.
Tristán has been living in Córdoba for a long time, where he is housed in a rehabilitation center. There the outstanding artist spends his days accompanied by other grandparents with whom he shares his hours between talks, anecdotes and meals. For instance, in that establishment he celebrated on October 27 his 85th birthdaysurrounded by two of his sons, Frederick and Victoryand part of his family.
But time passed and his situation did not improve. Currently, economic problems are added to the health problems, since the family finds it increasingly difficult to cover the expenses of his father’s hospitalization. “We are trying to find a small grant to pay for my dad’s home”pointed to Teleshow Mariano Javier Diaz Ocampoanother of his sons, who is currently working in Peru and who plans to return to the country shortly to be close to his brothers and organize tasks together to assist his father.
“I am trying to arrange with SAGAI (Argentine Society for the Management of Actors Interpreters) or with some television channels or Pergamino businessmen to give him a monthly help”Mariano pointed out in reference to the humorist’s hometown. According to his account, the economic problems are exacerbated by the difficulty in collecting his father’s pension: “It is never enough to pay for everything and sometimes my sister has to pay out of her own pocket”.
Previously, Federico had given an account of Tristán’s situation in in the afternoonthe cycle that drives Karina Mazzocco in America: “My dad is now in a rehabilitation center for three years, which we have been paying for together with my brothers. It is a very high amount. Fifty-six thousand pesos, more medicines, more diapers, more dressings, plus whatever you may need, ”he detailed, and denounced that the social work of actors continues without taking charge of the situation.
Tristán starred in hundreds of picaresque scenes in film, television and theater. In his extensive film career, he has numerous films to his credit, since 1964, alongside actors of the stature of Alberto Olmedo, Jorge Porcel, Susana Giménez, Juan Carlos Altavista and Juan Carlos Calabró, among others. Among the remembered films of his stand out night waiter in Mar del Plata, King Solomon’s Mines, Mingo and Hannibal in the haunted mansion and Nurse by day, waiter by night.
On television he shone in programs like telecomics and The nut, among others. She was a few years ago Controversy at the barwhere he had been previously, but his recognition came in 2015 when he acted in the miniseries history of a clan, which allowed him to receive the Martín Fierro award for “Best Supporting Actor” for this participation.
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Concern for Tristán’s health: his family cannot afford the costs of his hospitalization