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Best actors, actresses of the ’70s and ’80s

Best actors, actresses of the ’70s and ’80s

Years back, Highspeed and S mag, then published by Aster Amoyo and edited by Joseph Gonzales, conducted polls as to who were the best actors and actresses of the ‘70s and ‘80s.

‘Overrated pleasures, underrated treasures’

“Overrated pleasures” are actors and actresses big in ego but small in talent. Those who are products of publicity, hype, promo… and manage to last for a while. Yes, only for a while as in no time their inadequacies are seen, exposed.

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Other Brocka actors

The last time, Highspeed focused on Bembol Roco, one of the Big Three actors built by director Lino Brocka. Who are the other two of the Big Three?

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Lorli’s zest for life

Lorli Villanueva may have some difficulty moving around, but her zest for life remains. She’s back for good, having retired as deputy chair of the graduate school of Touro University in New York. But real retirement – as in taking it easy – isn’t in Lorli’s vocabulary.

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So what else is new?

Highspeed’s items on Filipino stars with foreign blood drew varied reactions from readers, one of them saying, “So what else is new?”

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‘The Durables’

The late Romeo Vasquez came from a noted clan in Tayabas and nearby Quezon towns: Alandy and Sumilang. He was once urged to run for mayor but he declined. Politics was not for him.

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