- Was serving as a personal driver to comedian Panchito when actor Dolphy discovered him in the 1960s.
- Was renamed Babalu for the screen by director Ading Fernando, due to his long chin (Baba is Filipino for chin).
- Started his career with TV show, Buhay Artista, on ABS-CBN.
- Was fondly known as Mang Bab among his friends and co-stars.
- Lalaine — Significant Other
- Lindol — Son