|Freddie N. Webb|
|Senator of the Philippines|
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
|Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Parañaque's Lone District|
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1992
|Preceded by||Post created|
|Succeeded by||Roilo Golez|
|Member of the Pasay City Council|
December 30, 1971 – 1978
November 24, 1942 |
|Alma mater||Colegio de San Juan de Letran|
|Occupation||Basketball player and coach, Politician, Actor|
Freddie N. Webb (born November 24, 1942 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former senator, former congressman, former basketball player and coach. He is currently involved in television, movies and radio (as an actor, radio personality and sportscaster).
Webb first played for the Letran Knights and became a star for the team. After college he played for the YCO Painters in the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association and in the Tanduay Rhum Makers (1975-1978) in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was a member of the national basketball team that participated in the 1972 Summer Olympics. After retiring in 1978, Webb coached YCO-Tanduay (1981-1983) and Shell (1985) in the Philippine Basketball Association. He also coached the Letran Knights for one season in 1975 and finished the season as runner up to the Ateneo Blue Eagles.
Webb was elected in 1971 as city councilor in Pasay City, which he held up to 1978.
In 1987, Webb ran and won in the Philippine legislative elections as the representative of the lone district of Paranaque. From 1987 to 1988 he was awarded one of the Ten Outstanding Congressman of the Year Award. He sponsored the provisions creating the Sangguniang Kabataan in the Local Government Code of 1991.
In 1992, he was elected Senator for six-year term. As Senator, he held various chairmanships like Senate Committees/Committee on Health and Demography and the Committee on Games and Amusements. He also headed the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on AIDS and the Congressional Commission on Health. He authored, co-authored and steered into law, acts such as the National Health Insurance Act, (R.A.7875), The Hepatitis-B Immunization Act, (R.A. 7846), The Corneal Transplant Law, the Voluntary Blood Donation Act, (R.A.7719) and the Act Granting Benefits to Barangay Health Workers (R.A. 7883).
Acting and broadcasting career
Webb began a career in movies and television beginning from his days as a basketball player up to the present. He is also a radio personality and sportscaster.
|2013||Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?||Don Antonio Prieto||Star Cinema|
|2012||Every Breath U Take||Pepe||Star Cinema|
|2007||Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo||Star Cinema|
|1984||Tender Age||Regal Films|
|1980||Problem Child||Regal Films|
- Sports Talk "Co-Host with Gretchen Fullido" (DZMM, 2004-2014)
- FastBreak "Co-Host with Boyet Sison" (DZMM, August 2, 2014-present)