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Christopher de Leon
Member of the Batangas Provincial Board from the 2nd district
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2013
Personal details
Christopher Strauss de León

(1956-10-31) October 31, 1956 (age 66)
Manila, Philippines
Political partyLiberal (2009–present)
Other political
Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (until 2009)
(m. 1975; ann. 1996)

(m. 2001)
RelationsJanine Gutierrez (adoptive granddaughter
Diego Gutierrez (adoptive grandson)
Jaden Kristoff de Leon (biological grandson)
Jordan de Leon (biological grandson)
Children10 (incl. Ian, Lotlot, Matet and Gabriel)
Parent(s)Gil de León (father)
Lilia Dizon (mother)
Residence(s)Lobo, Batangas, Cebu City and Manila, Metro Manila
Other namesBoyet, Chris
Alma materUniversity of the East
Years active1974–present
Agent(s)GMA Artist Center
Star Magic
Talent 5
Regal Entertainment
Viva Artists Agency

Christopher Strauss de León[1][2] (born October 31, 1956) is a Philippine film actor and politician. He is recognized as the “King of Philippine Drama[3][4] has appeared in over 120 films since the early 1970s.

Regarded as an "acting genius" and one of the pillars of the industry, De Leon is a recipient of the prestigious “Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 27th PMPC Star Awards.[5] He has won 7 FAMAS Awards including five "Best Actor" wins and a Hall of Fame trophy.[6] He has also won 2 Gawad Urian Awards, 4 FAP Awards and an MMFF Hall of Fame plaque.[7]

On June 30, 2010, he was sworn into office as the board member of the 2nd district of Batangas.

Early life and education[edit]

De Leon is the son of Gil de León and Lilia Dizon. He is of German Jewish descent from his maternal grandfather.[8] On May 11, 1999, he was given a US Certificate of Citizenship. The U.S. Certificate of Citizenship says that the holder was a U.S. Citizen at birth. His citizenship was passed through his maternal grandfather and his mother.[9] He studied fine arts at the University of the East in Manila.

Acting career[edit]

In the 1980s to 1990s, he was part of the all-male show Goin' Bananas with veteran actors Jay Ilagan and Johnny Delgado and Edgar Mortiz.

In September 1990, de Leon was reportedly cast in a film based on the song "Anak" by Freddie Aguilar. It would have been directed by Willy Milan, and starred Susan Lozada, Orestes Ojeda, and Dinah Dominguez in addition to de Leon, but the film went unreleased.[10]

In 2000, he hosted the first Philippine version of the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (also known as WW2BAM) on IBC until 2002.

In 2003–2004, he became part of GMA-7 primetime soap/television series ensemble Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw which became successful and continued with Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw Pa Rin. with fellow actors Alice Dixson and Lani Mercado who he both starred in a 1992 film entitled My Other Woman with Richard Gomez.

In 2005, he became part of the very successful television franchise of Mars Ravelo's Darna as Dr. Zombie.

In 2006, he became part of the very successful primetime soap opera Maging Sino Ka Man with John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo with Sam Milby and Anne Curtis the series also continued after 6 months later with Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik the series ended successfully on March 28, 2008 after airing for 3 years.

In 2007, he appeared in the pilot episode of the primetime series, Pangarap na Bituin.

In 2008, he was part of the ABS-CBN and double vision primetime series Kahit Isang Saglit with Jericho Rosales, Carmen Soo, Cristine Reyes, Isabel Rivas and Albert Martinez.

In 2009, he returned to GMA Network for 2 shows Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition and its Christmas special Sana Ngayong Pasko. He was also part of Lovers in Paris.

In 2010, he was part of primetime fantasy television series Panday Kids and Ilumina.

In 2011, he was cast on afternoon shows such as Bantatay and Captain Barbell on its comeback. He was also a guest on the long-running primetime television series of the year 100 Days to Heaven.

In the 4th quarter of 2011, he was part of the TV5 mini-TV series and political primetime drama Sa Ngalan ng Ina with estranged wife and protagonist in the series Award Winning Actress Nora Aunor.

In 2012, he was part of ABS-CBN's initial drama offering and Primetime TV Series Dahil sa Pag-Ibig, with Jericho Rosales and Piolo Pascual.

In 2013, he had a special participation in Muling Buksan Ang Puso as Anton "El Patron" Silvestre, he played the father of Leonel Beltran played by young actor Enchong Dee.

In 2014, de Leon starred in The Legal Wife with Angel Locsin and Jericho Rosales, and later played as the older version of Jake Cuenca's character in the second season of Ikaw Lamang starring Kim Chiu and Coco Martin.

Acting and influences[edit]

He has won the FAMAS Best Actor award five times.[11] He appeared in as lead actor in Lino Brocka's Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang and Eddie Romero's Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon? (he won the FAMAS Best Actor awards for both films). He is also one of the only leading men to work with successful award-winning actress "Mega Star" Sharon Cuneta from 1985 to 2009, for three different studio outfits (Viva Films, Star Cinema and Regal Entertainment) and ex-wife Nora Aunor in 1977–1988 who even guest-starred on his sitcom Goin' Bananas and the longest loveteam with "Star for All Seasons" actress-turned-mayor Vilma Santos who has starred in more than 24 films since in the 1970s all Box-Office they even took the big screen with their captivating performances in 1992' The Dolzura Cortez Story an OctoArts Film Produced and Directed by Laurice Guillen in 1997 they played Ex Lovers in Ike Jarlego Jr.'s Hanggang Ngayon Ika'y Minamahal as their comeback to the bigscreen and 2004' Mano Po 3.

De Leon has also influenced today's biggest actors such as co workers such as Top Leading Man John Lloyd Cruz, Coco Martin, Dingdong Dantes, Aga Muhlach, and Richard Gomez.

Political career[edit]

2007 elections[edit]

In 2007, he decided to run as Vice Governor of Batangas. This claims that if his former on screen partner, Vilma Santos won the governorship, then he might win as Vice Governor. He was supposed to be the running mate of incumbent Vice Governor Ricky Recto, his on-screen partner's brother-in-law, however, became the running mate of former Batangas Police Director Nestor Sanares. However, he lost to Mark Leviste.

2010 elections[edit]

He once again run, but this time for board member of the Second District of Batangas, which he won. Garnering the highest number of votes among those elected, he became Senior Board Member of Batangas.

2013 elections[edit]

De Leon was a candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of the Province of Batangas but lost the race to Rep. Mandanas' Chief of Staff, Raneo Abu.

2013 Philippine House of Representatives election at Batangas' 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Nacionalista Raneo Abu 94,531 39.86
UNA Danilo Berberabe 93,426 39.39
Liberal Christopher De Leon 34,218 14.43
Margin of victory 1,105 0.47%
Invalid or blank votes 15,003 6.33
Total votes 237,178 100.00
Nacionalista gain from Liberal

Personal life[edit]

De Leon's first marriage was with actress Nora Aunor. The couple, who eventually separated,[12] produced five children — Matet, Lotlot, Ian, Kenneth, and Kiko.[13] De Leon's second marriage is with another actress, Sandy Andolong. The couple produced five children — Rafael, Miguel, Gabriel, Mariel, and Mica.[2]

De Leon is a practicing Roman Catholic.[14]

On March 17, 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, De Leon announced that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19.[15] He claimed to be asymptomatic and was not in contact with any COVID-19 carriers.[16] He recovered from the disease and was released from the hospital on March 24.[17]



Year Title Director Role
1974 Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang Lino Brocka Junior
1975 Kahit ang Mundo'y Magunaw Manuel Cinco Reden /Delio
Banaue: Stairway to the Sky Gerardo de León Sadek
Batu-bato sa Langit Luciano B. Carlos Cris Buenaventura
1976 Tag-ulan sa Tag-araw Celso Ad. Castillo Rod
Mrs Teresa Abad, Ako Po si Bing
Relaks Lang Mama, Sagot Kita Boyet
Hide and Seek sa Quiapo, Cubao at Makati
Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon? Eddie Romero Nicolas "Kulas" Ocampo
Tatlong Taong Walang Diyos Mario O'Hara Masugi
1977 My Brother, My Wife
Tisoy Ishmael Bernal Tisoy
Masikip, Maluwang Paraisong Parisukat Al
Masarap, Masakit ang Umibig
John & Marsha '77 Ading Fernando Chauffeur (Uncredited)
Kung Mangarap Ka't Magising Mike de Leon Joey
1978 Nakawin Natin ang Bawat Sandali Elwood Perez Benjamin
Mahal Mo, Mahal Ko Chris
Kung Kaya Mo, Kaya Ko Rin Mike Accion Ramon
Sapagkat Kami'y Tao Lamang 2
Lagi Na Lamang Ba Akong Babae? Ishmael Bernal Desto
Disco Fever
Ikaw Ay Akin Ishmael Bernal Rex
Drigo Garrote: Jai Alai King Manuel 'Fyke' Cinco Rodrigo Garrote
1979 Magkaribal Elwood Perez Eric Guerrero
Darna, Kuno Luciano B. Carlos
Bakit May Pag-ibig Pa?
Isang Milyon at Isang Kasalanan Pablo Santiago
Kasal-kasalan, Bahay-bahayan Pablo Santiago
Ang Alamat ni Julian Makabayan Celso Ad Castillo Julian Makabayan
1980 Kasal Laurice Guillen Joel
Pinay, American Style Chris
Kakabakaba Ka Ba? Mike de Leon Johnny
Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo
Taga sa Panahon
Aguila Eddie Romero Mari L. Aguila
1981 Kamakalawa
Pakawalan Mo Ako Freddie
1982 Tinimbang ang Langit
No Other Love Escort (Guest Role)
Anak Alfred
Relasyon Ishmael Bernal Emil
Cain and Abel Lino Brocka Ellis
Haplos Antonio "Butch" Perez Al
Sinasamba Kita Eddie Garcia Jerry
1983 Paano Ba ang Mangarap? Eddie Garcia Eric
Sugat sa Ugat Ishmael Bernal Ramon
Broken Marriage Ishmael Bernal Rene
Bad Bananas sa Puting Tabing Peque Gallaga Errol
1984 Minsan Pa Nating Hagkan ang Nakaraan Rod
Kung Mahawi Man ang Ulap Rustan
1985 Kailan Sasabihing Mahal Kita
Kay Dali ng Kahapon, Kay Tagal ng Bukas Danilo Cabreira Albert
Bituing Walang Ningning Emmanuel H. Borlaza Nico Escobar
Hindi Nahahati ang Langit Mike de Leon Noel
Beloved Leroy Salvador Dindo Tuason
God Save Me Carlo J. Caparas Homer
1986 Magdusa Ka Rod
Huwag Mo Kaming Isumpa Francis
I Love You Mama, I Love You Papa Maryo J. de los Reyes Rommel Villena
1987 Ayokong Tumungtong sa Lupa Dodong
Walang Karugtong ang Nakaraan Leroy Salvador
Maging Akin Ka Lamang Lino Brocka Andy Abrigo
1988 Kapag Napagod ang Puso Maryo J. de los Reyes Adrian
Tatlong Mukha ng Pag-ibig Lino Brocka, Emmanuel H. Borlaza, Leroy Salvador Olan
Magkano ang Iyong Dangal? Laurice Guillen Paolo
1989 Bakit Iisa Lamang ang Puso Joel
Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita Lino Brocka Alfred
Imortal Eddie Garcia Josef Alfonso / Nicholas Alfonso-Lopez / Basil Alonso-Lopez
1990 Biktima Lino Brocka Jing Aureus
My Other Woman Maryo J. de los Reyes Benjo Santiago
Higit na Matimbang ang Dugo
Gumapang Ka sa Lusak Lino Brocka Levi
1991 Ipagpatawad Mo Laurice Guillen Mike
Ang Leon at ang Kuting
Dinampot Ka Lang sa Putik Edmond
Huwag Mong Salingin ang Sugat Ko Christopher Strauss de Leon Delfin
Kislap sa Dilim Lino Brocka Nitoy
Makiusap Ka sa Diyos Lino Brocka Vince
1992 Mahal Kita Walang Iba Ishmael Bernal Alex
Hiram na Mukha Joel Lamangan Dr. Hugo
1993 Dahil Mahal Kita: The Dolzura Cortez Story Laurice Guillen Paolo
Kung Mawawala Ka Pa Jose Mari Avellana Tony
Gaano Kita Kamahal Butch Perez Rolly Suclad
Divine Mercy: Sa Buhay ni Sister Faustina Carl
1994 Bampira Joey Romero Arman
Bakit Ngayon Ka Lang? Laurice Guillen Ramon
Paano Na? Sa Mundo ni Janet Jose N. Carreon Gaston
Nag-iisang Bituin Jose Javier Reyes Phillip Caballero
1995 Sa Ngalan ng Pag-ibig Maryo J. de los Reyes Spanky
Eskapo Chito S. Roño Eugenio López, Jr.
1996 Sa Aking Mga Kamay Rory B. Quintos Joven dela Rosa
Kristo Ben Yalung Dismas
Wanted: Perfect Mother Ike Jarlego Jr. Dante Zulueta
1997 Madrasta Olivia Lamasan Edward
Hanggang Ngayong Ika'y Minamahal Ike Jarlego Jr. Leo
Nasaan ang Puso Chito S. Roño Dave
1998 Tumutol Man ang Tadhana Jose Javier Reyes Tomas
Halik Don Escudero Simon
Ama Namin Ben Yalung Fr. Rico / Ka Marco
Pahiram Kahit Sandali Maryo J. de los Reyes Andy Castro
Sambahin ang Ngalan Mo Jose N. Carreon Daniel
1999 Katawan Abbo dela Cruz Carlo
Wansapanataym: The Movie Johnny Manahan Gary
Higit Pa sa Buhay Ko Alex Acosta
Bulaklak ng Maynila Joel Lamangan Timo
2000 Tunay na Mahal Tom
Ika-13 Kapitulo David
Yakapin Mo ang Umaga
2001 American Adobo Laurice Guillen Mike
Alas-dose Remo Doce
Sugatang Puso Noel
2002 Magkapatid Bobby Reyes
Dekada '70 Chito S. Roño Julian Bartolome
Mahal Kita, Final Answer Ike Jarlego Jr. Himself (uncredited, host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?)
2003 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga
Pangarap Ko ang Ibigin Ka Raffy
Mano Po 2: My Home Antonio "Tony" Chan
2004 Mano Po 3: My Love Michael Lim
2006 Tulay
Nasaan si Francis? Gwapo
Blue Moon Rod Pineda
2007 Faces of Love Don Arcadio
2008 Banal Major Sagala
When Love Begins Jose Javier Reyes Paco Valmonte
Magkaibigan Atoy
2009 Mano Po 6: A Mother's Love Alfonso Uy
2010 Sa 'yo Lamang Laurice Guillen Franco Alvero
2011 Catch Me, I'm in Love President Enrique Rodriguez
2012 The Reunion Chino
El Presidente Mark Meily Gen. Antonio Luna
2014 Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina, at mga Anak Ka Romeo
2016 Dukot Johnny
The Escort
2017 Across the Crescent Moon Karim Misani
Kamandag ng Droga Carlo J. Caparas
Smaller and Smaller Circles Philip Mapa
2018 Kasal Ernesto Cordero


Year Title Role Notes Network Source
1993–2001 Star Drama Presents ABS-CBN
1986–1991 Goin' Bananas Himself IBC 13
1997 5 is 5: The ABC-5 5th Anniversary Special Himself ABC
1998–1999 Hiwalay Kung Hiwalay Daw? Bo Paraiso GMA Network
2000–2002 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Himself / Host IBC 13
2002–2003 Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw Lemuel Verder Lead Cast / Antagonist GMA Network
2003 Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw Pa Rin
StarStruck Himself / Council Member
2004 All Together Now
Hanggang Kailan Dado
2005 Now and Forever: Agos Armando
Mars Ravelo's Darna Dr. Ted / Dr. Zombie Supporting Cast / Antagonist
2006–2007 Maging Sino Ka Man Don Fidel Madrigal ABS-CBN
2007–2008 Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik Don Fidel
2007 Magpakailanman Himself GMA Network
Pangarap na Bituin Carlo Gomez ABS-CBN
2008 Kahit Isang Saglit Anthony Mondragon Lead Cast / Antagonist
2009 May Bukas Pa Marcelito "Lito" Azarcon
Lovers in Paris George Aranaz
Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition Himself GMA Network
Sana Ngayong Pasko Gordon Dionisio [18]
2010 SRO Cinemaserye: Meet The Fathers Father Alejandro
Carlo J. Caparas' Panday Kids Guro
Maalaala Mo Kaya Buloy Episode: "Gitara"
Credited as "Christopher de Leon"
Ilumina Frederico Salcedo Supporting Cast / Antagonist GMA Network
Jillian: Namamasko Po Dante Molina
2011 Bantatay Bartolome Sison
100 Days to Heaven Ronaldo Quinio ABS-CBN
Sa Ngalan ng Ina Jose "Pepe" Ilustre TV5
2012 Dahil sa Pag-Ibig Leo Valderama ABS-CBN
Kung Ako'y Iiwan Mo Manny Raymundo Special Participation
Luna Blanca Luis Buenaluz Supporting Cast / Protagonist GMA Network
Pahiram ng Sandali Phillip Reyes Suoporting Cast
2013 Kidlat Vincent Megaton Sr. TV5
Misibis Bay Anthony Cadiz
Muling Buksan Ang Puso Anton "El Patron" Silvestre / Anton Cabigas Special Participation / Antagonist ABS-CBN
2014 The Legal Wife Javier Santiago, Sr. Supporting Cast / Antagonist
Ikaw Lamang Franco Hidalgo Main Cast / Antagonist
2015 Beautiful Strangers Ronaldo Castillo GMA Network
2016 Little Nanay August "Tisoy" D. Castañeda
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano Michael "Mike" Alonzo Guest Cast / Antagonist ABS-CBN
Carlo J. Caparas' Ang Panday Lizardo Main Cast / Antagonist TV5
Alyas Robin Hood Jose De Jesus Sr. Special Participation / Protagonist GMA Network
2017 Kambal, Karibal Emmanuel De Villa† Supporting Cast / Protagonist
2018 Sana Dalawa ang Puso Juancho Laureano ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya Edgardo "Edong" Angara Episode: "Family Portrait"
Credited as "Christopher De Leon"
2019 TODA One I Love Enrique Sixto† GMA Network
2020 Love Thy Woman Adam Wong† ABS-CBN
2021 I Can See You: The Lookout Robert Penuliar GMA Network
Huwag Kang Mangamba Elias Arcilla† Guest Cast / Protagonist Kapamilya Channel
2022 Lolong Governor Armando Banson† Supporting Cast / Antagonist GMA Network
Tadhana Isaiah† Episode: "Babawiin Ko Ang Langit"
Credited as "Christopher de Leon"
2023 FPJ's Batang Quiapo Ramon Montenegro Main Cast / Anti-Hero Kapamilya Channel
Magandang Dilag Special Participation GMA Network


Christopher de Leon has recently started producing theater plays through Green Wings Entertainment. Green Wings' first project is LORENZO, a musical on the life of St. Lorenzo Ruiz, with music by Ryan Cayabyab, book and lyric by Juan Ekis and Paul Dumol with the collaboration of Joem Antonio, and direction by Nonon Padilla. Lorenz Martinez plays Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino saint. LORENZO's maiden run was held in September 2013 at DLS-CSB's SDA Theater.[19]


  • 1977 – Christopher De Leon
  • 1978 – Sisikat Na Naman?
  • 1979 – In Love with Christopher de Leon
  • 1981 – Ikaw Lamang
  • 1982 – Umaga Na Naman
  • 1983 – Nasaan ang Pangako
  • 1984 – Kung Mangarap Ka't Magising
  • 1985 – Bituing Walang Ningning
  • 1987 – Maligayang Pasko at Masaganang Bagong Taon!
  • 1988 – Kung Mahawi Man ang Ulap
  • 1989 – Umaga Na Naman: The Best of Christopher de Leon
  • 1991 – Ipagpatawad Mo: The Soundtrack
  • 1992 – 8:00 AM Na Naman
  • 1994 – Boyet sings Christopher Cross
  • 1996 – Greatest Hits: Live
  • 1998 – 15 Classic Platinum Hits
  • 2000 – Original Gold
  • 2001 – Premium Gold Collection
  • 2003 – The Platinum Collection
  • 2006 – Mga Awit Pelikula

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Movie/TV Show Category Result Organization
2017 The Escort Best Supporting Actor Nominated 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Movies
2014 Ikaw Lamang Best Drama Supporting Actor Nominated 28th PMPC Star Awards for TV
2009 Kahit Isang Saglit Best Drama Actor Nominated 23rd PMPC Star Awards for TV
2009 Magkaibigan Best Actor Won 27th Luna Awards
2009 Magkaibigan Film Actor of the Year Won GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards[20]
2008 Magkaibigan Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival
2008 ---- Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Award Won Golden Screen Awards
2006 Now and Forever: Agos Best Drama Actor Nominated 20th PMPC Star Awards for TV
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Palamig Best Single Performance by an Actor Nominated
2005 Hanggang Kailan Best Drama Actor Nominated 19th PMPC Star Awards for TV
Magpakailanman: Sa Muling Pagsilip ng Liwanag Best Single Performance by an Actor Nominated
2004 Mano Po III: My Love Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival[21]
1999 Bulaklak ng Maynila Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival[22]
1997 Nasaan ang Puso? Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival[23]
1996 Madrasta Best Actor Won Star Awards for Movies
1994 Gaano Kita Kamahal Best Actor Won 10th PMPC Star Awards for Movies
1992 Ipagpatawad Mo Best Actor Won FAMAS Awards
Ipagpatawad Mo Best Actor Won 8th PMPC Star Awards for Movies
1991 Biktima Best Actor Won 7th PMPC Star Awards for Movies
Gumapang Ka sa Lusak Best Supporting Actor Won
1990 My Other Woman Best Actor Won FAMAS Awards
1989 Imortal Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1989 Imortal Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival[24]
1988 Kapag Napagod Ang Puso Best Actor Won FAMAS Awards
1987 Maging Akin Ka Lamang Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1985 God Save Me Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1983 Broken Marriage Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1982 Haplos Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival[25]
Relasyon Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1981 Pakawalan Mo Ako Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1980 Aguila Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
Taga sa Panahon Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1979 Alamat ni Julian Makabayan Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1978 Lagi na Lamang Ba Akong Babae? Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1977 Masarap, Masakit ang Umibig Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1976 Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon Best Actor Won FAMAS Awards
Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon Best Actor Won Metro Manila Film Festival[26]
1975 Banaue Best Actor Nominated FAMAS Awards
1974 Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang Best Actor Won FAMAS Awards


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  10. ^ Libo-on, Eddie (September 4, 1990). "Following Temyong". Manila Standard. Kagitingan Publications, Inc. p. 17. Retrieved February 17, 2020. "Anak" is a joint film project of Olympia Films and Double K Productions'. We heard [Christopher de Leon] was paid a cool P1 million for his very important role.
  11. ^ "The Unofficial Website of the 57th Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards". Archived from the original on July 12, 2013. Retrieved October 12, 2011.
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  19. ^ LORENZO official website Archived August 23, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
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