Romeo Vasquez or Bobby Vasquez, born Roberto Sumilang (c. 1942), is a Filipino actor and former matinee idol of Philippine cinema. Career [edit ]
Vasquez was discovered by director Armando Garces saw him while playing basketball in
San Juan, Metro Manila, brought him to Sampaguita Pictures. He did several bit roles before his big break.
He was introduced in
Miss Tilapia (1956) starring Gloria Romero and Susan Roces. He played younger brother to Amalia Fuentes in Lydia (1956). He starred in Pretty Boy (1957) with Amalia Fuentes, Sino Ang Maysala? (1957) with Susan Roces, and Kilabot Sa Makiling (1959) with Liberty Ilagan.
Vasquez played the son and Fred Montilla as the father in heavy drama
Isinakdal Ko Ang Aking Ama (1960). He did Dugo Sa Aking Kamay (1961) with Barbara Perez, and (1967), an immortal love story by Maruja Mars Ravelo, starring Susan Roces.
He did the films
Angelo with Amalia Fuentes in 1970, Nag-aapoy Na Damdamin (1976) with Vilma Santos, Bawal Na Pag-ibig (1977) with Alma Moreno, Dalawang Pugad, Isang Ibon (1977) with Vilma Santos, Diego Rival (1977) with Elizabeth Oropesa and Vivian Velez, Bakit Kailangan Kita? (1978) with Vilma Santos, and Gusto Kita, Mahal Mo Siya (1979) with Vilma Santos and Christopher de Leon. He was role as Col. Castillo in Urban Rangers (1995) with Raymart Santiago. Personal life [edit ]
He was the former husband of Philippine movie queen
Amalia Fuentes. He is the father of actress Liezl (wife of actor Albert Martinez). Awards and nominations [edit ] 1968 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actor Maruja (1967) 1966 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actor Sapagkat Ikaw Ay Akin (1965) 1963 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actor Pitong Kabanalan Ng Isang Makasalanan (1962) 1959 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Actor Bobby (1958) 1958 Nominated FAMAS Award Best Supporting Actor Sino Ang Maysala? (1957) 1958 Won Golden Harvest Award Best Actor Ako Ang Maysala! (1958) 1958 Won Asia's Best Actor Ako Ang Maysala! (1958) Selected filmography [edit ] Miss Tilapia (1956) Lydia (1956) Sino Ang Maysala? (1957) Pretty Boy (1957) Bobby (1958) Ako Ang Maysala! (1958) Mga Reyna Ng Vicks (1958) Pitong Pagsisisi (1959) Kahapon Lamang (1959) Isinakdal Ko Ang Aking Ama (1960) Amy, Susie & Tessie (1960) Habagat Sa Tag-araw (1961) Suicide Commandoes (1962) Limang Kidlat (1963) Daigdig Ng Matatapang (1964) Isinulat Sa Dugo (1965) Ang Nasasakdal! (1966) Maruja (1967) Gaano Kita Kamahal? (1968) Rowena (1969) Angelo (1970) Sa Aming Muling Pagkikita (1973) Nag-aapoy Na Damdamin (1976) Dalawang Pugad, Isang Ibon (1977) Bakit Kailangan Kita? (1978) Swing It... Baby! (1979) Ayaw Kong Maging Kerida (1983) Nang Masugatan Ang Gabi (1984) Hello Lover, Goodbye Friend (1985) The Cecilia Masagca Story: Antipolo Massacre (Jesus Save Us!) (1993) The Vizconde Massacre Story (God Help Us!) (1993) The Untold Story: Vizconde Massacre II (May The Lord Be With Us!) (1994) Urban Rangers (1995) Reputasyon (1997) Di Ba't Ikaw (TV series) (1999) [1 ] [2 ] [3 ] References [edit ] External links [edit ]