Freddie Webb

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Freddie N. Webb
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Parañaque's Lone District
In office
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1992
Preceded by Post created
Succeeded by Roilo Golez
Member of the Pasay City Council
In office
December 30, 1971 – 1978
Personal details
Born (1942-11-24) November 24, 1942 (age 71)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party LDP
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Pagaspas
Children Pinky Webb
Jason Webb
Hubert Webb
Fritz Webb
Mike Webb
Mabeth Webb
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).

He completed his elementary education at San Beda College and his degree in Bachelor of Arts in English at Colegio de San Juan de Letran.

He is married to Elizabeth Pagaspas of Tanauan, Batangas with whom he has six children. He is the father of Hubert, Pinky, and Jason Webb (basketball player).


Basketball career[edit]

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.

Political life[edit]

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[edit]

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.


Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2014 Carmela Ramon GMA Network
2013 Akin Pa Rin Ang Bukas Jaime Villacorta GMA Network
2013 Magpakailanman - Baby Tsina: Ang Lola Prosti Jaime GMA Network
2013 Apoy Sa Dagat Manolo Lamayre ABS-CBN
2012 Dahil Sa Pag-Ibig Daniel Falcon ABS-CBN
2011 Futbolilits Sensei GMA Network
2011 Babaeng Hampaslupa George Wong TV5
2010 Pepito Manaloto The Boss GMA Network
2008 Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang Don Apollo Alcaraz GMA Network
2007 Ysabella Norman ABS-CBN
2007 Dalawang Tisoy Jack RPN
2005 Maynila GMA Network
2005 The Basketball Show RPN
2004 Forever In My Heart Alvin Sagrado GMA Network
1999 Metropolitan Basketball Association Color Commentator Studio 23
1994 Haybol Rambol GMA Network
1991 Chika Chika Chicks ABS-CBN
1990 Mana-Mana ABS-CBN
1992 Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata Tito Delos Santos ABS-CBN
1984 PBA on Vintage Sports Color Commentator MBS
1984 Chicks To Chicks IBC


Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Producer
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


Radio[edit]

  • Sports Talk "Co-Host with Gretchen Fullido" (DZMM, 2008-present)


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