Tuesday, June 26, 2007


Orestes Ojeda BIOGRAPHY

He was born Luis Pagalilauan. He owns Art Verité located in Serendra, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig.

An art collector, he hooked up with fellow art connoisseurs and opened Art Xchange gallery at Glorietta mall in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

His passion for painting made him an ardent student of its various forms and types even its authenticity. His knowledge ultimately equipped him to make a living out of it, not as a painter, but as a businessman through auctions and trade. This passion diverted his attention away from showbiz.

A Philippine School of Business Administration alumnus.

A basketball varsity player in college years, he was bound to become a professional basketball player but show biz turned his life into another direction.

He was 20 years old when he was persuaded by director and good family friend Joey Gosiengfiao to join show business. He was formally introduced as a supporting actor in Zoom Zoom Superman, starring Ariel Ureta in 1974.

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