Friday, July 23, 2010

Prospero Luna, SLN


Prospero Luna (April 20, 1931-July 23, 2010) is a Filipino character actor whose career has extended from the 1960s into the 2000s.

Among his best known performances are a long-running role in the popular Philippines series Buhay Artista.

Among Luna's best known films are three 1968 titles—Swinging Jet–Age, Gigolo–Gigolet–Nagkagulo–Nagkagalit and Buhay bombero, as well as the title role in the Dolphy comedy Dr. Yes.

Luna emigrated to the United States to live in Oroville, California with his daughter Leilani (with former Larry Santiago Productions starlet Zeny Buena.In 2008 he featured in the American independent comedy picture Corky's Hot Ice.

The actor's last television appearance was in ABS-CBN's “Maalaala Mo Kaya” last year. The MMK episode titled "Cap" was one of the 5 anniversary episodes of MMK.

Three of the special episodes, including "Cap," were shot in the US.

He passed away on July 23, 2010 at the age of 79 due to stroke.


1 comment:

David said...

Prospero Luna did move to California, and didnt have daughter named Leilani, but instead with his 3rd wife, Linda Palaad.