Rene Requiestas

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Rene Requiestas
Born Renato Requiestas
(1957-01-22)January 22, 1957
Tondo, Manila, Philippines
Died July 24, 1993(1993-07-24) (aged 36)
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Cause of death
Tuberculosis
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1979–1993
Known for Pido (Pido Dida), Cheetae,
Michael (Michael Jackson Parody in Michael and Madonna),
Tonton (in Long Ranger & Tonton)

Renato "Rene" Requiestas (January 22, 1957 – July 24, 1993) was one of the top Filipino comedians of the late 1980s up to the early 1990s.

Requiestas was known for his sidekick roles alongside other comedy actors such as Joey de Leon and his pairing with Kris Aquino in romantic comedies, as well as his distinctive gaunt, toothless appearance.

Requiestas died on July 24, 1993 at the age of 36.

Filmography[edit]

  • Pido Dida 3: May kambal na (1992) as Pido
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1992) with Gabby Concepcion and Paquito Diaz
  • Big Ambulance: Call for Emergency (1992) as PJ
  • First Time: Like a Virgin (1992) as Sunshine Cruz's father
  • Hulihin: Probinsyanong Mandurukot (1992) with Ruffa Gutierrez and Aiza Seguerra
  • Lone Ranger & Tonton 2 (1992)
  • Anak ni Janice (1991) as Facundo
  • Love ko si ma'am (1991) as Felix
  • Michael and Madonna 2 (1991) as Michael
  • Pido Dida 2: Kasal na (1991) as Pido
  • Alyas Batman en Robin (1991) as Joker
  • Prinsipe Abante at ang lihim ng ibong adarna (1990) as Prinsipe Amante
  • Samson & Goliath (1990) as Samson
  • Pido Dida: Sabay Tayo (1990) as Pido
  • Michael and Madonna (1990) as Michael
  • Little & Big Weapon (1990) as Sam Flower
  • Ganda babae, gandang lalake (1990) as Ututino Camote
  • Elvis and James 2 (1990) as James Dacuycoy
  • Small, Medium en Large (1990) as Pol
  • Last Two Minutes (1990) (as Rene Requiestas- cameo role)
  • Takbo talon tili! (1990)
  • Cheetae, Ganda Lalake! as Cheetae
  • Romeo Loves Juliet... But Their Families Hate Each Other! (1989) (as Rene Requiestas)
  • Gawa na ang balang para sa akin (1989)
  • SuperMouse and the Roborats (1989)
  • Elvis and James, the Living Legends! (1989) as James Dacuycoy
  • Aso't pusa (1989)
  • Long Ranger & Tonton: Shooting Stars of the West (1989) as Tonton
  • Bondying: The Little Big Boy (1989) aka Mars Ravelo's Bondying: The Little Big Boy (Philippines: English title: complete title)
  • Starzan III: The Jungle Triangle (1989) as Cheetae
  • Starzan 2: The Adventure Continues (1989) as Cheetae
  • Starzan: Shouting Star of the Jungle (1989) as Cheetae
  • Smith & Wesson (1988) he know master beat
  • Sheman: Mistress of the Universe (1988) as Stalone aka Pandoy
  • Pabling (1981)
  • Salawahan (1979)

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