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‘Pretty Boy’ and other stars no longer with us

The death of Romeo Vasquez at 78, the “Pretty Boy” of the ‘50s and ‘60s, brings to mind the other stars of Sampaguita Pictures who are shining in another world. But let it be said that Bobby (Ricardo Allan Sumilang of Tayabas, Quezon) was more than a “Pretty Boy.” He was Asia’s best actor in 1958 for “Ako ang Maysala,” a distinction he shared with only two other Filipino actors, Rogelio de la Rosa and Efren Reyes.

Two alleged members of a drug group supplying drugs to some showbiz and diplomatic personalities were killed while four others, including a female cousin of actor Robin Padilla, were arrested in an anti-drug operation in San Pedro, Laguna, yesterday morning.

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