Brilliant dancer Pop-N-Taco Bruno Falcon has passed away at the age of 58. The street dancing pioneer and star of the 1984 hit film Breakin’ took his last breath on Saturday, July 2, 2022. The saddening piece of news was shared by Falcon’s family members, friends, and collaborators on social media. Tributary messages and posts have flooded the internet since the announcement of the news. People are coming forward and expressing their heartfelt tributes to the dancer. Bruno Falcon’s cause of death is also being searched by many. Here is everything we know about it.
The news of Bruno Falcon’s passing was shared on his official Facebook page. The post read that it is with great sadness and emotion that he announces the sudden passing of Bruno. Describing Bruno as an incredible, kind, and generous man, the post stated that the dancer had that smile that lit up their hearts every moment. According to the post, Bruno Falcon was a unique and incredible talent who will forever be the greatest dancer of history with Michael Jackson. Talking about his death cause, Bruno’s sister revealed that he died of natural causes.
Who was Bruno Falcon?
Born on June 10, 1964, Bruno Falcon attended Poly High School in Long Beach. He gained recognition as a choreographer, dancer, and actor in the 1980s. The East L.A. native performed alongside several musicians and choreographers over the course of his career. For those unversed, the dancer is mainly known for his collaborations with Michael Jackson. Although he appeared in plenty of videos, he was popularly known for his role in the Smooth Criminal music video.
Falcon was also a creative consultant on the popstar’s Dangerous tour. Also, he was seen doing the “anti-gravity lean” in the video which he taught to the singer. Apart from Michael Jackson, the 58-years-old dancer worked with several other musicians in his career including Chaka Khan (on I Feel For You), Lionel Richie (on All Night Long), and other members of the Jackson family.
As per reports, Bruno was featured in the cult classic movie, Breakin’, as Electro Rock 1 and had developed his own locking technique. Besides, he had appeared in other films such as Electric Boogaloo, Captain EO, and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. Needless to say, the fans of Bruno Falcon are saddened to learn about his sudden passing and have been expressing their sorrow on Twitter and other platforms. May his soul rest in peace!