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9.12.2006

Gerardo de Leon




Gerardo de Leon
AKA Gerardo de Leon Ilagan

  • 1st Filipino National Artist for Cinema (1982)
  • "Father of Philippine Cinema"


ALIAS
"Manong Gerry"


DATE OF BIRTH
September 12, 1913

BIRTHPLACE
Bulacan, Philippines


WIFE: Felly Vallejo


YEAR OF DEATH
July 25, 1981



USEFUL LINKS

NCCA Culture Profile: Gerardo "Gerry" de Leon
Senses of Cinema: Gerardo de Leon
General Info: National Artist Gerardo de Leon
Wikipedia Article on Gerardo de Leon
Tribute to best-ever Filipino film directors
Filipino Film Festival at UCLA a Big Success


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