A Filipino comedian and the host of "Eat Bulaga!," a variety show on TAPE Inc.
He came from a divorced home and studied architecture at National University at Manila.
He directed films and recorded "Itaktak Mo" or "Shake It Off," and other songs.
He and his first wife, Daria, had two kids: Joseph and Jacinda. He then had a son named Jio with his second wife Eileen Macapagal.
His 1989 role in the film, "Romeo Loves Juliet...But Their Families Hate Each Other!," was based on "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare.