Fernando Poe Jr.

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Birthday
20, 1939
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines
Death Date
Dec 14, 2004 (65)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1939
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines
Death Date
Dec 14, 2004 (65)

About

Action film star who earned himself the moniker Da King. He became a Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Award favorite, winning Best Actor in films such as Mga Alabok ng Lupa and Asedillo.

Before Fame

He was forced to drop out of High School after his father passed at the early age of 35 due to complications from rabies.

Trivia

He was a candidate in the 2004 Philippine presidential election, though he lost in what some consider a fraudulent year.

Family Life

He was the second oldest among six siblings and was born while his parents were not legally married yet.

Associated With

He was a Philippines-born actor like Lou Diamond Phillips.