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Gerardo de Leon (1913–1981)

Gerardo de Leon was born on September 12, 1913 in Manila, Philippines as Gerardo de Leon Ilagan. He was a director and actor, known for El filibusterismo (1962), Huwag mo akong limutin (1960) and Touch Me Not (1961). He died on July 25, 1981 in Manila. See full bio »


(age 67) in Manila, Philippines

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 1975 Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (as Gerry de Leon)
 1974 Fe, Esperanza, Caridad (segment "Caridad")
 1971 Lilet
 1971 Women in Cages (as Gerry de Leon)
 1969 Brownout
 1968 Mad Doctor of Blood Island (as Gerry DeLeon)
 1967 Gold Bikini
 1966 Room 69
 1966 Wanted: Johnny L (as Gerry de Leon)
 1965 Tagumpay ng mahirap (segment "The President")
 1964 Intramuros
 1961 Apollo Robles
 1961 Touch Me Not
 1960 Huwag mo akong limutin (as Gerry de Leon)
 1960 Viuda de oro
 1959 Terror Is a Man (as Gerry de Leon)
 1959 Aawitan kita
 1958 Cavalry Command (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1958 Obra Maestra (segment "Hong Kong")
 1957 Bicol Express
 1957 Kamay ni Cain
 1957 Sweethearts
 1956 Mr. and Mrs.
 1956 Saigon
 1955 Sanda Wong
 1955 Simaron
 1954 Pedro Penduko
 1954 Ifugao
 1954 Mr. & Mrs.
 1953 Dyesebel
 1951 Sisa
 1951 Diego Silang
 1950 Doble cara
 1950 48 oras
 1949 Padre Burgos
 1947 Ikaw ay akin
 1944 Tatlong Maria
 1941 Panambitan
 1941 Ang maestra
 1940 Estrellita
 1939 Ama at anak
 1938 Bahay kubo
 1938 Makiling
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During World War II, De Leon--who was living in Manila--was "selected" by the Japanese occupation authorities to direct several propaganda films aimed at the Filipino population to show them the "benefits" of the Japanese invasion and takeover of their country. After the war ended De Leon and several of his staff were arrested by the new Philippine government, imprisoned and charged with ... See more »


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