Ace Vergel

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Ace Vergel
Ace Vergel, form the 1996 Filipino motion picture, 'Seth Corteza'.jpg
Ace Vergel, from the 1996 Filipino motion picture, 'Seth Corteza'
Born Ace York Aguilar Vergel
(1952-01-22)January 22, 1952
Died December 15, 2007(2007-12-15) (aged 55)
Manila, Philippines
Cause of death Heart failure
Nationality Filipino
Other names Alas, The Original Bad Boy of Philippine Movies
Occupation Actor
Years active 1959–2003
Parent(s) Alicia Vergel and César Ramirez
Awards Gawad Urian Best Actor 1989 Anak ng Cabron

Ace York Aguilar Vergel (January 22, 1952 – December 15, 2007) was a Filipino actor dubbed "The Original Bad Boy of Philippine Movies".[citation needed] He was the son of the late film actors Alicia Vergel and César Ramirez, and brother of actress Beverly Vergel.

Personal life[edit]

He was married to Maya Dela Cuesta and had a son Alejandro King Dela Cuesta Aguilar - Vergel.[citation needed]

Film career[edit]

He appeared in his first movie at the age of seven, where he played the friend of a giant bird in the 1959 film Anak ng Bulkan. The movie starred Fernando Poe Jr. and Edna Luna.

In 1989, Vergel won best actor at the Gawad Urian for his role in the film Anak ng Cabron.

In 2003, Vergel Was His Last Film Masamang Ugat From Viva Films.


In August 2007, a warrant of arrest was issued in Caloocan City for rape cases filed against him in 2000, but he was later released. He was also linked to illegal drugs, but the cases against him were dismissed.[1]


Vergel died of a heart attack on December 15, 2007 at the age of 55 a day after the third death anniversary of his friend and fellow actor Fernando Poe Jr.


External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Actor Ace Vergel dies of cardiac arrest at age 55". 2007-12-15. Retrieved 2007-12-15. 

Category:Deceased Filipino actors and actresses