Saturday, September 29, 2007

MARIO MONTENEGRO

Mario Montenegro

Mario Montenegro


Mario Montenegro

He appeared in such films as Dambanang Putik, Bohemyo, Ilaw sa Karimlan, Among Tunay, Topo-Topo, Doce Pares, Lapu-Lapu, Rodrigo de Villa, Prinsipe TiƱoso and Tatlong Labuyo. He was almost always paired opposite Delia Razon. Their teamup in action costume pictures proved a sure-fire formula in the box office. He was a contract star of LVN Pictures. His other films included Hindi Kita Anak with Tessie Quintana, Eddie del Mar, Cynthia Zamora and Bob Soler, which was directed by Teodorico Santos for Premiere Productions Inc. and Ang Iyong Lingkod, Gloria Romero which have four leading men playing opposite Gloria—Mario, Ric Rodrigo, Luis Gonzales and Juancho Gutierrez, which was directed by Jose de Villa for Sampaguita Pictures. Inc. In his senior years, he even appeared in Itim, a film directed by Mike de Leon which won Charo Santos a best actress award in the Asian Film festival. He also appeared in Anak ng Supremo, a Ramon ‘Bong’ Revilla Jr. starrer, which gave him a nomination for best supporting actor.

He's married to another actress, Letty Alonzo. They have two daughters who did not join the showbiz. A granddaughter has just joined the showbiz. She's Valen Montenegro.


* 1950 - Apat na Alas
* 1951 - Nasaan ka, Giliw
* 1951 - Bohemyo
* 1951 - Venus
* 1951 - Dugo sa Dugo
* 1952 - Correccional
* 1952 - Bathaluman
* 1952 - Rodrigo de Villa
* 1953 - Luha at Musika
* 1953 - 3 Labuyo
* 1953 - Makabuhay
* 1953 - Dagohoy
* 1953 - Tanglaw sa Dilim
* 1954 - Doce Pares
* 1954 - Prinsipe Don Juan
* 1954 - Dambanang Putik
* 1954 - Hiram na Kasintahan
* 1954 - Pasiya ng Langit
* 1955 - Lapu-Lapu
* 1955 - Banal O Makasalanan?
* 1955 - Mariang Sinukuan
* 1955 - Indian Pana
* 1955 - Panyolitong Bughaw
* 1955 - Pilipino Kostum No Touch
* 1955 - Ilaw sa Karimlan
* 1956 - Ulilang Bituin
* 1956 - Everlasting
* 1956 - Medalyong Perlas
* 1956 - Among Tunay
* 1956 - Higit sa Korona
* 1957 - Walang Sugat
* 1953 - Pintor Kulapol
* 1957 - Nasaan ka Irog?
* 1958 - Balae
* 1958 - Rebelde
* 1958 - Ay Pepita!
* 1958 - Casa Grande
* 1963 - Lalaine, Mahal Kita
* 1968 - Igorota


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