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Fernando Poe Jr. (1939–2004)

The young Poe, only 16 years old, had dropped out of second year high (the farthest he got in school) to work as messenger for a film exchange at php18 a week,. Some friends of his at Everlasting Studio thought of him during a scene where a knife had to hit on a tree. Knives are usually wired for such scenes; but Ronnie was called in when the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 65) in Manila, Philippines

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Known For

Eseng ng Tondo Eusebio "Eseng .45" Natividad
(1997)
Ang padrino Emong Sanchez
(1984)
(1983)

Filmography

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 2003 Pakners
Nanding Escalante
 2002 Ang Alamat ng Lawin
Lawin
 2002 Batas ng lansangan
Major Ruben Medrano
 2000 Ayos na... ang kasunod
Ramon Trinidad
 2000 Ang dalubhasa
Dr. Jaime de Guzman
 1999 Isusumbong kita sa tatay ko
Badong Rivera
 1998 Ang erpat kong Astig
Fernando
 1997 Ang probinsyano
Ador / Kardo
 1997 Eseng ng Tondo
Eusebio "Eseng .45" Natividad
 1996 Ikaw ang mahal ko
Pilo
 1996 Ang syota kong balikbayan
Nanding
 1996 Hagedorn
Edward Hagedorn
 1996 Kristo
Flavio
 1995 Kahit butas ng karayom
Sgt. Daniel Torres
 1994 Ang pagbabalik ni Pedro Penduko
Flavio (uncredited)
 1994 Epimaco Velasco: NBI
Atty. Epimaco Velasco
 1994 Hindi pa tapos ang laban
Carding Villamar
 1993 Isang bala ka lang, part II
Berting Rodriguez
 1993 Pandoy: Alalay ng panday
Flavio (uncredited)
 1992 Alyas Lakay
 1992 Dito sa Pitong Gatang
Berting Cayabyab
 1991 Batas ng .45
Captain Celso Magsalin
 1991 Onyong Majikero
Father of Paulo Abdul
 1991 Markang Bungo: The Bobby Ortega Story
Col. Juanito Lagasca (uncredited)
 1991 Mabuting kaibigan masamang kaaway
Mando Guevarra
 1990 Iputok mo... Dadapa ako! (Hard to Die)
Panday (uncredited)
 1990 May isang tsuper ng taxi
Nanding
 1990 Elvis and James 2
Friend of Elvis Presto
 1990 Kahit konting pagtingin
Delfin
 1989 Gawa na ang bala para sa akin
David Villafuerte (uncredited)
 1989 Pamilya Banal
Victor Banal
 1989 Elvis & James
Friend of Elvis Presto
 1989 Ako ... ang huhusga
Guerrero
 1988 Kamao (TV Movie)
 1988 Agila ng Maynila
Mauro Reyes
 1988 Gawa na ang balang papatay sa iyo
David Villafuerte
 1988 She-Man, Mistress of the Universe
Panday (uncredited)
 1987 Vengeance Is Mine
Daniel Bartolo
 1987 Kapag puno na ang salop
Guerrero, Sgt. Isagani
 1987 Kapag lumaban ang api
Julio
 1986 Payaso
Guest
 1986 Panday (TV Series)
Flavio (1986) (voice)
 1986 Batang Quiapo
Baldo
 1986 Okleng Tokleng
Friend of Gorio (uncredited)
 1986 No Blood No Surrender
Fernando
 1986 Asiong Aksaya
 1986 Muslim .357
Lt. Jamal Razul
 1986 Masterblaster
Panday
 1985 Super wan-tu-tri
Pandoy (uncredited)
 1985 The Lethal Hunt
Ben Serrano
 1985 Isa-isa Lang!
Carding Briñas
 1984 Ang panday IV
Flavio
 1984 Ang padrino
Emong Sanchez
 1984 Daang hari
 1984 Sigaw ng katarungan
Alfredo Javier
 1983 Umpisahan mo... Tatapusin ko!
Delfin Prado
 1983 Roman Rapido
Roman Rapido
 1983 Kapag buhay ang inutang
Mario Magtanggol
 1983 Isang bala ka lang!
Berting Rodriguez
 1982 Daniel Bartolo ng Sapang Bato
Daniel Bartolo
 1982 Pepeng Kaliwete
Pepeng Kaliwete
 1982 Dear God
Guest Apperance
 1981 Pagbabalik ng panday
Flavio
 1981 Sambahin ang ngalan mo
Crisanto
 1981 Ang maestro
Hernan de Zuniga
 1981 Sierra Madre
 1981 Iskorokotoy
Cameo roll
 1980 Ang panday
Flavio
 1980 Boy Negro
 1980 Kalibre .45
Daniel
 1980 Ang leon at ang kuting
Berting
 1980 Aguila
Daniel
 1979 Durugin si Totoy Bato
Totoy Bato
 1978 Tatak ng tundo
Roberto 'Berting' Reyes
 1978 Pete Matipid
 1978 King
Enrique Dimasupil
 1978 Mga mata ni Angelita
Conrado the Ex-Convict
 1978 Patayin si ... Mediavillo
Mediavillo
 1977 Bontoc
Lumawen 'Bontoc'
 1977 Totoy Bato
Totoy Bato
 1976 Juan de la Cruz
Juan Dela Cruz
 1975 Anak ng araw
 1975 Andalucia
Eliseo
 1975 Dugo at pag-ibig sa kapirasong lupa
Berting (segment 3)
 1975 Anino ng araw
 1975 Ang leon at ang daga
Berting
 1974 Ang Pangalan: Mediavillo
Sgt. Mediavillo
 1974 Batya't palu-palo
Berting
 1974 Sanctuario
 1973 Dugo ng bayan
 1973 Sto. Cristo
Daniel Barrion
 1973 Karnabal
Carling
 1973 Esteban
 1973 Dakilang 9
 1972 Ang alamat
Daniel
 1972 Santo Domingo
 1972 Salaginto't salagubang
Nanding
 1972 Magiting at pusakal
Leon
 1971 Apat na patak ng dugo ni Adan
Daniel (uncredited)
 1971 Asedillo
Teodoro Asedillo
 1970 Santiago!
Gonzalo
 1970 Divina Gracia
Benedik
 1969 Fando
Fando
 1969 Perlas ng silangan
Amid
 1969 14
 1969 Batang Matadero
Batang Matadero
 1968 Alyas 1 2 3
Alyas 123
 1968 Ang dayuhan
 1968 Ang pagbabalik ni Daniel Barrion
Daniel Barrion
 1968 Dos por dos
 1968 Tanging ikaw
 1968 Tatlong hari
 1968 Ang mangliligpit
Alex
 1968 Sorrento
 1967 Ex-Convict
 1967 Roman Montalan
Roman Montalban
 1966 Lupong Balisong
In the title role
 1966 Diegong Akyat
Diegong Akyat
 1966 Baril sa aking kamay
Ariel (in the leading role)
 1966 Franco Maderro
Franco Maderro
 1966 Zamboanga
 1966 San Bernardo
Daniel
 1966 Ang Haragan
 1965 Tatak barbaro
 1965 Ang salarin
In the title role
 1965 Ang mananandata
Ariel
 1965 Tierra Verde
 1965 The Ravagers
Sgt. Rubinio Gaudiel
 1965 Maginoong tulisan
In a duel role
 1964 Maskarados
Wilfredo
 1964 Orlando Romano
Orlando Romano
 1964 Kumander Fidela
Kumander Fidela
 1964 Daniel Barrion
Daniel Barrion
 1964 Mano-mano
 1964 The Walls of Hell
Sgt. Nardo Maglaya
 1963 12 Kuba
 1963 Sierra Madre
In the title role
 1963 Bilis ng Kamay
Ronnie In the title role
 1963 Los palikeros
 1963 Limang kidlat
 1963 Callejon 11
 1963 The Big Show
 1962 Leon Marahas
Leon Marahas
 1962 4 Valientes
 1961 Pasong Diablo
 1961 Ikaw o ako
Leon Ragalado
 1961 Apollo Robles
 1961 Baril sa baril
Mario Rojo
 1961 Dakilang 9
 1961 Sandata at pangako
Mando
 1960 Rancho Grande
 1960 True Confessions
Fourth Story
 1960 Markado
 1960 Sutlang Bakal
 1960 Viuda de oro
 1960 Gabi ng lagim (segment 4)
 1959 Pitong gatang
 1959 Big Time Berto
Berto's Victim
 1959 Tough Guy
Donato Navales
 1959 Anak ng bulkan
Arturo
 1959 Hawaiian Boy
 1959 Eva Dragon
Amador Martinez
 1958 Bon Voyage
 1958 Atrebida
 1958 Obra Maestra (segment "Tokyo")
 1958 Pepeng Kaliwete
Pepeng Kaliwete
 1958 Lutong makaw
 1957 Tipin
 1957 H-Line Gang
 1957 Bicol Express (Fifth Segment)
 1957 Kamay ni Cain
 1956 Babaing mandarambong
Enrico
 1955 Rosita Nobles
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Alternate Names:

D'Lanor | D'lanor | F.P.J. | FPJ | Mr & Mrs Fernando Poe Jr | R. Reyes | Ronwaldo Reyes

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Susan Roces  (his death)  (1 child)

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Trivia:

His question of his citizenship was the most serious issue that he faced during the 2004 elections where he ran for the presidency of the Philippines. His opponents sought for his disqualification claiming he's an American citizen since he was an illegitimate son of a non-Filipino mother. His mother, an American, and his Catalonian-Filipino father married in 1940, a year he was born. See more »

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