Armando Goyena

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Armando Goyena
Born Jose "Pinggoy" G. Revilla, Jr.
(1922-12-07)December 7, 1922
Manila, Philippine Islands
Died March 9, 2011(2011-03-09) (aged 88)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actor
Years active 1948–1958
Hiatus: 1958–1992
1992–2004
Spouse(s) Francisca "Paquita" Roces-Revilla (deceased)
Children Maritess Revilla-Araneta
Tina Revilla-Valencia
Jose "Johnny" Revilla III
Cecilia Revilla-Schulze
Pita Revilla-Hocson (formerly Palanca)
Rossi Revilla-Reyes
Malu Revilla-Soriano
Cita Revilla-Yabut

Armando Goyena (December 7, 1922 – March 9, 2011), born Jose Revilla, Jr., was a Filipino actor and matinée idol who was popular in the 1950s.[1]

Family[edit]

He married to Francisca "Paquita" Roces. They were the parents of 8 children: Maritess, Tina, Johnny, Ces, Pita, Rossi, Malu, and Cita. Two of their daughters became popular movie stars in the 1970s: Maritess and Tina Revilla. His only son, Johnny Revilla, now plays character roles. Among his grandchildren who joined show business are Bernard and Mico Palanca, Bianca Araneta and Lexi Schulze.

Movie career[edit]

Together with his onscreen movie partner, Tessie Quintana, Goyena appeared in Prinsesang Basahan, Hawayana, Tia Loleng, Virginia, and Isabelita. Goyena, together with Cecilia Lopez and Jonny Reyes, starred in Anak ng Berdugo.

Later years[edit]

He stopped acting in 1958. He then resumed acting in the early 1990s. In 1995, he played Don Eugenio Lopez in Chito Rono’s Eskapo. Chito got him again in 2001 to play the grandfather of Danilo Barrios in Yamashita. His last film before his retiement was Annie B. with Jolina Magdangal in 2004.

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Title Role Year
Sa Tokyo Ikinasal Fidel 1948
Kaaway ng Babae 1948
Ibigin Mo Ako, Lalaking Matapang 1949
Pag-Asa Victor 1951
Tiya Loleng 1952
Tenyente Carlos Blanco Tenyente Carlos Blanco 1952
Amor Mio 1952
Dalaginding 1953
Kidlat...Ngayon! 1954
Welga 1956
Medalyong Perlas 1956
Sanga-Sangang Puso 1957
El Robo Rodrigo 1957
Kastilaloy 1958
Mahal Kita Walang Iba Lolo Manolo 1992
Ang Kuya Kong Siga 1993
Eskapo Don Eugenio Lopez, Sr. 1995
Wanted Perfect Murder Mr. Payonggayong 1997
Pagdating ng Panahon Himself 1998
Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure Carmelo Rosales 2001
Annie B. (last appearance) 2004

Death[edit]

Goyena died on March 9, 2011, aged 88, from a pulmonary embolism.

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