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Born in Philippines
Died in Pasay City, Philippines  (stroke)
Birth NameJose Maria Marfori Asuncion
Nickname Pinggoy

Mini Bio (1)

Vic Vargas was born on March 28, 1939 in the Philippines as Jose Maria Marfori Asuncion. He was an actor and producer, known for In This Corner (1982), Kumander Dimas (1968) and Banta ng kahapon (1977). He was married to Rosanna Zamora. He died on July 19, 2003 in Pasay City, Philippines.

Spouse (1)

Rosanna Zamora (? - ?)

Trivia (10)

A three-time Philippine national judo champion at the age of 17.
An Architecture graduate of University of Sto. Tomas.
Never wanted to be in the movies, but only accepted the dare made by a friend.
Personified the quintessential Filipino henpecked husband in several films.
Become a contract star of Sampaguita-VP Pictures and was introduced in Diegong Tabak (1962).
Died in the afternoon of July 19, 2003, exactly 15 days after he suffered a stroke and lapsed into a coma in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the San Juan de Dios hospital in Pasay City. His stroke triggered after he contracted typhoid fever.
An instructor on a judo program on Channel 7 in the 60s.
First appeared in Diegong Tabak (1962).
Because of his physique and sex appeal, he was cast in action, bold, sex-comedy, and war films.
A physical education teacher who specialized in martial arts at the University of the East before joining the movies.

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