Saturday, March 15, 2008



Apeng Daldal whose real name was Serafin Gabriel was famous for his protruding teeth. He was a mainstay of several sitcoms – among them, Tindahan sa Nayon and was part of Super Laugh-In.

He was born in 1928 in San Luis Pampanga and died in February 1992 leaving behind eight children.

He worked several odd jobs including circus shows and acrobatic acts in town fiestas. He started in the Manila Opera House doing comedy skits in the late 1940's.

Together with Mar Lopez and Bebing Santos they performed as singers as the Top Three.
Johnny WIlson was the guy who was responsible for his joining the TV.

His first movie was Libis ng Baryo with Susan Roces. His major movie roles were in Magic Bilao and Walis ni Tengteng. His first starring role was Maskulado in 1965.

He was also a scripwriter for some sit-coms of the TV shows.

1 comment:

Bermin said...

Another famous sitcom where Apeng Daldal was a mainstay was Trio Los Bobos (1960's or early 1970's, I'm not sure)

Trio Los Bobos
Yan po kami
Upang kayo ay handugan...