Christopher de Leon
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Christopher de Leon
|Member of the Batangas Provincial Board from the 2nd district|
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2013
Christopher Strauss de León
October 31, 1956
|Political party||Liberal (2009–present)|
|Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (until 2009)|
(m. 1975; ann. 1996)
|Relations||Janine Gutierrez (adoptive granddaughter |
Diego Gutierrez (adoptive grandson)
Jaden Kristoff de Leon (biological grandson)
Jordan de Leon (biological grandson)
|Children||10 (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 names||Boyet, Chris|
|Alma mater||University of the East|
|Agent(s)||GMA Artist Center |
Viva Artists Agency
Christopher Strauss de León (born October 31, 1956) is a Philippine film actor and politician. He is recognized as the “King of Philippine Drama” 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. He has won 7 FAMAS Awards including five "Best Actor" wins and a Hall of Fame trophy. He has also won 2 Gawad Urian Awards, 4 FAP Awards and an MMFF Hall of Fame plaque.
On June 30, 2010, he was sworn into office as the board member of the 2nd district of Batangas.
Early life and education
De Leon is the son of Gil de León and Lilia Dizon. He is of German Jewish descent from his maternal grandfather. 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. He studied fine arts at the University of the East in Manila.
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.
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
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He has won the FAMAS Best Actor award five times. 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.
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.
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.
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.
|Liberal||Christopher De Leon||34,218||14.43|
|Margin of victory||1,105||0.47%|
|Invalid or blank votes||15,003||6.33|
|Nacionalista gain from Liberal|
De Leon's first marriage was with actress Nora Aunor. The couple, who eventually separated, produced five children — Matet, Lotlot, Ian, Kenneth, and Kiko. De Leon's second marriage is with another actress, Sandy Andolong. The couple produced five children — Rafael, Miguel, Gabriel, Mariel, and Mica.
De Leon is a practicing Roman Catholic.
On March 17, 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, De Leon announced that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. He claimed to be asymptomatic and was not in contact with any COVID-19 carriers. He recovered from the disease and was released from the hospital on March 24.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Pakawalan Mo Ako||Freddie|
|1982||Tinimbang ang Langit|
|No Other Love||Escort (Guest Role)|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Wanted: Perfect Mother||Ike Jarlego Jr.||Dante Zulueta|
|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|
|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|
|Yakapin Mo ang Umaga|
|2001||American Adobo||Laurice Guillen||Mike|
|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|
|Nasaan si Francis?||Gwapo|
|Blue Moon||Rod Pineda|
|2007||Faces of Love||Don Arcadio|
|When Love Begins||Jose Javier Reyes||Paco Valmonte|
|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|
|El Presidente||Mark Meily||Gen. Antonio Luna|
|2014||Sa Ngalan ng Ama, Ina, at mga Anak||Ka Romeo|
|2017||Across the Crescent Moon||Karim Misani|
|Kamandag ng Droga||Carlo J. Caparas|
|Smaller and Smaller Circles||Philip Mapa|
|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|
|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|
|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|||
|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|
|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.
- 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
|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|
|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|
|1999||Bulaklak ng Maynila||Best Actor||Won||Metro Manila Film Festival|
|1997||Nasaan ang Puso?||Best Actor||Won||Metro Manila Film Festival|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|1975||Banaue||Best Actor||Nominated||FAMAS Awards|
|1974||Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang||Best Actor||Won||FAMAS Awards|
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"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.
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- ^ LORENZO official website http://www.lorenzorocks.com Archived August 23, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
- ^ "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Pep.ph. Retrieved May 21, 2014.
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- ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival: Awards for 1989". Internet Movie Database.
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- Christopher De Leon at IMDb
-  Christopher de Leon to receive Gawad Lino Brocka Award
- LORENZO, a musical on St. Lorenzo Ruiz
- 1956 births
- Living people
- 20th-century Filipino male actors
- 21st-century Filipino male actors
- ABS-CBN personalities
- De Leon family
- Filipino actor-politicians
- Filipino male television actors
- Filipino people of American descent
- Filipino people of American-Jewish descent
- Filipino people of German-Jewish descent
- Filipino Roman Catholics
- Filipino television directors
- GMA Network personalities
- Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation personalities
- Liberal Party (Philippines) politicians
- Male actors from Manila
- Members of the Batangas Provincial Board
- University of the East alumni
- Viva Artists Agency