Actor: Eddie Garcia Movies
Eddie Garcia (born Eduardo Verchez García on May 2, 1929 in Sorsogon, Philippines) popularly known as Manoy is a Filipino film actor and film director.
He is also known to play the part of Leandro Montemayor, the fictional Philippine President on the television drama series, “Kung Mawawala Ka” (If Ever You Were Gone), and gave him his first Best Actor in a Drama Series in the 2002 Star Awards, and is also known for portraying various roles either the main villain or the lead or supporting character. He is also known for his trademark humorous lines which he says mostly in action films or comedy films.
He also played a part as Lolo Carlos (Grandfather Carlos) in the Filipino-American film, The Debut, the Lolo Sinat (Grandfather Sinat) in the film, Deathrow, and even the villainous Judge Valderama in Kapag Puno Na Ang Salop (If the Ganta is Full) and its two sequels, opposite of Fernando Poe, Jr.
He is the only person in the Philippines to be a Hall of Fame inductee of the FAMAS in three categories: Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Director.
He is the only performer in Philippine movie history to win three consecutive FAMAS Awards: Best Supporting Actor Awards for Taga sa Bato (1957), Condenado (1958) and Tanikalang Apoy (1959).
He is the most awarded and nominated person in the long history of the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards. He garnered a total of 34 nominations (13 for Best Supporting Actor, 10 for Best Actor and 11 for Best Director). Out of these, he got 6 Best Supporting Actor wins, 5 Best Actor wins and 5 Best Director wins, 3 Hall of Fame Awards, 1 Lifetime Achievement Award and the Fernando Poe, Jr. Memorial Award. He was awarded his first FAMAS Award in 1957 and his last FAMAS, a Hall of Fame for Best Actor, in 2003.
Garcia was First Action Movie of Kahit Iputok mo Walang api (1989) Produced by: Diamond Films Until Last Action Movie Terrorist Hunter (2005) Produced by: Impact Films.
The first actor to be inducted in the FAMAS Best Supporting Actor Hall of Fame of the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences in 1974. He is now part of ABS-CBN teleserye Little Champ and Juan Dela Cruz.
His family is among the descendants of Spanish Pinaminomons settlers. He is a former member of the Philippine Scouts in Okinawa during World War II. The Philippine Military Academy Marangal (Honorable) Class of 1974 also adopted him as one of their honorary classmates, alongside First Gentleman Mike Arroyo.
He has a daughter living in San Diego, CA by the name of Lisa Ortega. Not much are known about his spouse or his family, he was not rumored to be linked to any of his fellow co-stars, Eddie Garcia has been private on his personal affairs, unlike his contemporaries are known for their various relationships with other women.
He is also good friends with fellow veteran actors Dolphy and Fernando Poe Jr. He also personally witnessed the last moment of FPJ. Earlier that year during the 2004 presidential elections, he and Dolphy were campaigning alongside FPJ.
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Ganito Kami Noon…Paano Kayo Ngayon? is a 1976 award winning romantic musical drama. It was directed by Eddie Romero and starred Christopher De leon and Gloria Diaz. Set at the turn of the 20th century during the Filip...
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Starring: Rudy 'Daboy' Fernandez, Eddie Garcia, Marianne Dela Riva, Johnny Delgado, Perla Bautista, Roy Alvarez, Rez Cortez, Conrad Poe, Zandro Zamora, Ruben Rustia, Romy Diaz, Renato Robles, Bella Flores, Rommel Vald...
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At a quiet home in Boston, Massachusetts, an elderly Filipina named Corazon (Boots Anson-Roa) is writing a love letter. Knowing she doesnt have much time left, Corazon is writing to every man named Manuel Pineda whos ...
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A married man Lauro (Eddie Garcia) who is a womanizer. Elena (Gloria Diaz) is his wife, a strong-willed and beautiful woman, is serious in keeping him from womanizing. One day, his best friend dies and he is left ...
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TAGALOG ACTiON,DRAMA MOViE... Starring Jun Aristorenas, Karate King Roberto Gonzales, Eddie Garcia, Rosemarie Gil, Eddie Mercado, Charlie Davao, Joe Sison, Romy Diaz, Rocco Montalban, Steve Alcarado, Joaquin Fajardo, ...
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TAGALOG ACTiON, DRAMA MOViE... Starring Joseph Estrada, Vivian Velez, Eddie Garcia, Angelo Castro Jr., Bomber Moran, Fred Montilla, Suzanne Gonzales, Ernie Ortega, Mon Godiz, Robert Miller, Fanny Serrano, Sonny Erang ...
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Based On The True To Life Story of Sgt. Ernesto Ybanez,,, Starring Sonny Parsons, Eddie Garcia, Vivian Foz, Charlie Davao, Romy Diaz, Roland Dantes, Lucita Soriano, Mario Escudero, Renato Del Prado, Carol Dauden, Fred...
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Story by Salvador Royales ( Serialized over DZRH ).... Starring Ronnie Ricketts, Eddie Garcia, Beverly Vergel, Michael de Mesa, Jimmy Fabregas, Raoul Aragonn, Maylene Zapanta, Zandro Zamora, Ernie Zarate, Sheila Ysrae...