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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.

Celebrity kids

Leila Alcasid, 19 – Exploring daddy’s world. Daddy is, of course, Ogie Alcasid. Mother is former Miss Australia Michelle van Eimeren. Supportive stepmother is Regine Velasquez.

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Classy contravida

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Classy contravida

Speak of classy contravida and Cherie Gil’s name is right away mentioned. She who made life difficult for Sharon Cuneta in, among other films, “Bituing Walang Ningning.” Smart, witty, articulate, calculating.

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