Rene Requiestas

  • Birth Name: Renato Requiestas
  • Birth Place: Tondo, Manila, Philippines
  • Died: July 24, 1993
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian
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  • Was a struggling theater actor prior to his career in TV shows and movies.
  • Affected by poverty in his early life, he became a construction worker while also looking for jobs in acting.
  • Attained his first big break after he was recruited as one of the satirical newscast members on Diaz Abaya's Sic O' Clock News (1980s).
  • Garnered his reputation as the ultimate sidekick to movie stars such as Joey De Leon and Kris Aquino.
  • First big movie role came in 1988 when he played Stalone aka Pandoy in the box office hit Sheman: Mistress of the Universe.
  • Died at the age of 37 due to tuberculosis.

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