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Dolphy in 2008
Birth nameRodolfo Vera Quizon[1]
Born(1928-07-25)July 25, 1928
Tondo, Manila, Philippines[a]
DiedJuly 10, 2012(2012-07-10) (aged 83)
Makati, Philippines
Resting placeThe Heritage Park, Taguig, Philippines
  • Stand-up
  • film
  • television
Children18, including Freddie, Rolly, Eric, Epy, Vandolph, and Zia
  • Comedian
  • actor
Years active1945–2012

Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr. GCGH (July 25, 1928 – July 10, 2012), known professionally as Dolphy, was a Filipino comedian and actor. He is widely regarded as the country's "King of Comedy" for his comedic talent embodied by his long roster of works on stage, radio, television and movies.[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Quizon was born at Calle Padre Herrera (now P. Herrera St.) in Tondo, Manila, on July 25, 1928.[4]

His parents were married on July 14, 1925, in Malate, Manila.[5] His father, Melencio Espinosa Quizon (December 1, 1899 – May 14, 1971),[6] was a ship engine worker from Bulacan stationed in the Atlantic Gulf. His mother, Salud de la Rosa Vera[5] (February 6, 1901 – September 12, 1986),[7] was a seamstress and a school teacher.[5] He had four brothers and five sisters.[8]

Quizon began studying at the age of six, and was enrolled in public schools.[9] He attended the Magat Salamat Elementary School and Isabelo de Los Reyes Elementary School until the seventh grade. For his secondary education, he studied at the Florentino Torres High School until his sophomore year. He was an average student, although his grades fluctuated.[10]

Quizon sold peanuts and watermelon seeds at movie theaters as a boy, which enabled him to watch movies for free. He was about thirteen when World War II started. He did odd jobs including shining shoes, attaching buttons at a pants factory, sorting bottles by size, working as a stevedore at the pier, trading, and driving the calesa. In his free time, he regularly watched stage shows at the Life Theater and the Avenue Theater. His favorite performers included the comedy duo Pugo and Togo and the dancers Benny Mack and Bayani Casimiro.[11]

Quizon started performing onstage during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. When he turned 17, Benny Mack got him a job as a chorus dancer for a month at the Avenue Theater and subsequently on the Lyric Theater. He also appeared in shows at the Orient Theater. "Golay" was his first stage name. During air raids, they would interrupt the show and run for the air-raid shelter in the orchestra section together with the audience. If no bombs fell and exploded, the show would then resume.[citation needed]


Early career[edit]

He starred in his first movie when he was 19 with Fernando Poe Sr. in Dugo at Bayan (I Remember Bataan), billed as Rodolfo Quizon. It was the father of his future friend actor Fernando Poe Jr. who first gave him a break in films playing minor roles as a character actor.[12] On a DZMM radio interview, he revealed his first talent fee was 5 pesos.[citation needed]

In the late 1940s, Dolphy began to work in radio through Conde Ubaldo, a radio writer, director, and producer. He joined the program Wag Naman, which starred Pancho Magalona, Tessie Quintana, and Baby Jane. His comedy duo with Panchito also started on radio on Conde Ubaldo shows.[citation needed]

Pancho Magalona recommended Dolphy to José Roxas Perez, the owner of Sampaguita Pictures, in 1952. His first movie with Sampaguita was Sa Isang Sulyap Mo, Tita, with Pancho Magalona and Tita Duran. It was also in Sampaguita in which the comedy duo of Dolphy and Panchito became popular.[citation needed]

Dolphy acted in the comic book adaptation Jack en Jill with Rogelio de la Rosa and Lolita Rodriguez in 1954. He was not the first choice for the role, for which Batotoy and Bayani Casimiro had been considered.[additional citation(s) needed] Dolphy said the movie established him as an actor, because he played a gay character, when they were not recognized.[13]

The first time Dolphy played a serious role was in a 4-in-1 drama movie with Barbara Perez, who played a blind girl, in the segment inspired by Charlie Chaplin's movie City Lights.[citation needed]

After his contract with Sampaguita expired, he left the company. When he joined the production studio, his talent fee was P1,000 per movie. By the time he left, he was earning P7,000 per picture.[citation needed]

Television, film parodies, and RVQ Productions[edit]

Dolphy acted in Tansan The Mighty (1962),[14] and its sequel Tansan vs Tarzan (1963).[14]

From 1964 to 1972, he starred in Buhay Artista, a big success of the 1960s.[15] Eugenio "Geny" Lopez Jr. got him into television on Channel 2. The show aired on ABS-CBN. It is a concept by Geny Lopez and Ading Fernando. While doing radio, his talent fee was P250-P300 per program; when he did TV, he was at P500 per show. He left ABS-CBN due to martial law. However, also moved to GMA Network since Buhay Artista moved to RBS-7 (former branding name of GMA) from December 1972 to early 1974.

While on television, he began appearing in films for independent studios like LEA Productions, Balatbat Productions, Filipinas Productions, Zultana Productions and Fernando Poe Jr.'s D'Lanor Productions.

In 1964, he played the lead in Captain Barbell[14] and in Daigdig ng Fantasia (Fantasy World) with Nova Villa. Both films were directed by Herminio "Butch" Bautista.

From 1965 to 1966, Dolphy made a minimum of 15 spy film parodies.[16] Also in 1966, Dolphy starred in another 19 parody films.[16]

For the 1966 film Pepe en Pilar, Dolphy introduced Ronaldo Valdez to Susan Roces, as a new face was needed as a partner for Roces. Dolphy first met Valdez in a basketball court and brought him to the press conference so Roces could see him. Roces' initial response was "He is too young". Dolphy brought Ronaldo to a barber shop, bought him a pair of boots at Glenmore and lent him his suit. When Dolphy presented him to Roces again, she said, "I prefer him now", not realizing that he was the same person he had introduced earlier. Dolphy later gave him the stage name Ronaldo Valdez (from Ronald James Gibbs).

By 1967, Dolphy's production house RVQ Productions was established. Dolphy explained that when Sampaguita closed he thought he should produce his own films. He started with a film adaptation of the sitcom Buhay Artista (Actor's Life), a box office success.[13]

In 1969, one of his biggest hits was Facifica Falayfay, where he starred as the gay lead character. It was directed by Luciano "Chaning" Carlos, with whom he worked in 23 of his movies.[citation needed] Also in that year, he starred in Adolphong Hitler.[14]

John en Marsha started in 1971, a year before Martial Law, on RPN Channel 9. It was written, and directed by Ading Fernando. Boots Anson-Roa and Helen Gamboa were considered for the role of Marsha, his wife in the show before Nida Blanca, who was doing Wala Kang Paki with Nestor de Villa, eventually got the part. Before Dely Atay-Atayan, Chichay was also considered for the role of Doña Delilah, his wealthy and condescending mother-in-law. His real son Rolly Quizon and then-child actress Maricel Soriano played their children. John en Marsha was such a hit that movie versions of the show were made eight times.

In 1973, Fefita Fofongay viuda de Falayfay was released, a sequel to Facifica Falayfay.[citation needed] That same year Dolphy acted in Captain Barbell's sequel Captain Barbell Boom![14]

In 1974, a third instalment of Facifica Falayfay was released called Sarhento Fofongay: A ... ewan!

In 1978, he returned to gay roles in the movie Ang Tatay Kong Nanay (My Father that is also a Mother), directed by respected Lino Brocka. With him in the movie was Niño Muhlach, dubbed as the "child wonder of the Philippines", as the son of his boyfriend, played by Phillip Salvador.

In 1979, Dolphy starred in Dancing Master[17] and Darna... Kuno?[14]

The spy-spoof film The Quick Brown Fox, was released on November 6, 1980.[18] In it Dolphy plays the lead and it is his first collaboration with Weng Weng.[19] That year, Dolphy acted in the Dancing Master follow-up Superhand: Shadow of the Dancing Master and Dolphy's Angels.[17]

In 1981, Dolphy starred in Stariray,[20] Da Best In Da West,[21] and Dancing Masters 2.[17] That year Dolphy acted in Agent 00, starring Weng Weng.[22]

1992–2012: Later works, honors and death[edit]

The Home Along Da Riles was one of the Philippines' longest running shows of all time.

His next successful TV venture after John en Marsha was Home Along Da Riles in 1992 with Nova Villa, as his wife and real son Vandolph, as one of his children.

In 2001, Dolphy played another gay character, this time with his sons Eric Quizon and Jeffrey Quizon playing the same character at three different stages in life. They all won the Prix de la Meilleure Interpretation in Brussels, Belgium for playing Walterina Markova, a transvestite in the movie Markova: Comfort Gay.[12]

In 2003, the sitcom Home Along Da Riles returned as Home Along Da Airport.

On July 25, 2008, Quizon celebrated his 80th birthday with the launching of a biographical book, Dolphy, Hindi Ko Ito Narating Mag-isa (Dolphy, I Didn't Get Here All By Myself). ABS-CBN President Charo Santos-Concio stated, Nagbigay siya ng mga ngiti at halakhak sa gitna ng mga problema (He gave us joy and laughter in times of trouble). Bibeth Orteza was commissioned to complete the book, amid the creation of "Dolphy Aid Para sa Pinoy Foundation, Inc.", a non-profit and non-stock organization.[11][23] Also that year, Dolphy made a movie with Comedy Box Office King Vic Sotto in a comedy movie, Dobol Trobol, a movie where Dolphy played a chef and Vic a hotel resident manager. This was the first time a film was produced through joint ventures of RVQ Productions (Dolphy's Film Outfit) & M-Zet Films (Vic Sotto's Film Outfit) and APT Entertainment. The film also featured stars Carmi Martin, Riza Santos, Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola, Ricky Davao and more.

In 2009, Dolphy was cast as a retired senior citizen in Chicago who wanted to watch Wowowee in Manila entitled Nobody Nobody But... Juan, and co-starred with Eddie "Manoy" Garcia, Gloria Romero, Joe Aldeguer, Pokwang, Giselle "G" Toengi, Heart Evangelista, Ya Chang, real life sons Eric Quizon, Jeffrey "Epi" Quizon & Vandolph Quizon. Also in 2009, Dolphy was nominated to receive the Order of National Artists, "the highest national recognition given to Filipino individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts".[24][25] However, he did not pass the second deliberation of the screening committee. In 2012, Dolphy was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[26] As a result, his public appearances were reduced, and he was frequently admitted to the intensive care unit.

In 2010, Dolphy played a priest in his last movie in Father Jejemon, with his co-stars Cherrie Gil, Roy Alvarez, Maja Salvador, EJ Falcon, singer Ralph Salazar & YouTube singing duo Moymoy Palaboy. That same year, President Benigno Aquino III said he believes the late Comedy King deserves to be conferred the National Artist award, but stressed he cannot shortcut the process for legal reasons. Since there is a temporary restraining order on the granting of National Artist awards issued during the past administration, the Aquino administration gave Dolphy the Grand Collar of the Order of the Golden Heart.[27] Also that year, Dolphy was recognized as Outstanding Manilan.

In 2012, he was given the Diwa ng Lahi award in 2012, given by City Hall in celebration of the city's founding anniversary. He died later that year.

2012–present: Posthumous honors[edit]

Dolphy's 2013 commemorative first day cover and stamp

After his death, on July 13, 2012, President Aquino declared a "National Day of Remembrance" in honor of Dolphy's contributions to the Philippine showbiz industry.[28]

During his wake at the Heritage Park in Taguig, fellow actor and former Philippine President Joseph Estrada bestowed the 2012 People's Artist Award on him to recognize Quizon's many contributions to the movie industry.[29] On November 23, 2013, Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) released a limited edition "Dolphy Stamp", and first day cover. A mobile app entitled Dolphy's Cleanup was released in honor of Quizon in December 2013 for the iOS platform,[30] with a port for Android devices released in 2014. The edutainment game, developed by iGen Technologies, puts players in the role of Dolphy as he helps clean up the neighborhood, with part of the revenue from the game's sales to be donated to charity.[30][31] Also that year, the documentary film The Search for Weng Weng was released.[32] In it, Quizon is interviewed about his former colleague.[33]

On July 25, 2020, Google celebrated his 92nd birthday with a Google Doodle.[34]

Araneta also noted that Dolphy grew up in Manila, where he began his showbiz career as a dancer at the Avenue, Lyric and Orient theaters.[35]

ABS-CBN Studio 1, one of the oldest studio of ABS-CBN was transformed into a proscenium theater and was named in honor of Dolphy on his 80th birthday in 2008. A necrological service was held in the namesake theatre for Dolphy at the time of his death.[36]

Personal life[edit]


Quizon never married and was public with his relationships and family. He has 18 children from six relationships. In his autobiography, he mentioned that he had five relationships before Padilla, that bore children. The last being Alma Moreno. Some of his children are in the business just like their father.[11][37]

  • Engracita Dominguez (actress). They met during a stage show, separating in 1963) and had six children including, Freddie (1956–2005), and Raul (1958–2018).
  • Gloria Smith (actress). They met in 1956 and had four children.
  • Alice Smith (actress, screen name Pamela Ponti). They had four children, including Eric (born 1967), and Jeffrey (born 1973).
  • Evangeline Tagulao (nurse). They met in the late 1960s while filming in a hospital and had one child.
  • Alma Moreno (actress). They met in 1981 and had one child: Vandolph (born 1984).
  • Zsa Zsa Padilla (actress and singer). For more than 20 years, he was in a domestic partnership with her, having two children Nicole (legally adopted 1990) and Zia (born 1991). Nicole is the only legitimate child of Dolphy as the rest were born out of wedlock.[38]


Quizon was a devoted Catholic throughout his life[39] and occasionally attended Mass.[40] He also practiced various Catholic rituals— while praying the rosary or observing Holy Week (i.e. Visita Iglesia on Maundy Thursday and abstaining from eating meat on Good Friday), and would make the sign of the cross when he came across a Catholic church.[39] Two of Quizon's children are born-again Christians who unsuccessfully attempted to persuade him to convert; he did not, however, show lack of respect for Evangelicals.[40]


Quizon was quite involved into politics throughout his acting career, but had tried to distance himself from it. He had said that he would likely start a blog if only he were literate in browsing the Internet.[39] He had high regards with the presidency of Corazon Aquino, referring to her as an "asset" for the Filipinos.[41] He declined to enter politics despite repeated entreaties to do so.[42]

He supported Fernando Poe Jr. (1939–2004), whose father, Fernando Poe Sr. (d. 1951), was a close friend of his, during his presidential campaign in 2004.[43][44] After Poe had suffered a stroke (which would later claim his life), Quizon visited him during his confinement and assured him and his wife, Susan Roces, that he indeed had won the presidential race, despite losing it to Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.[45]


Dolphy's tomb in Taguig Heritage Park

Dolphy died on July 10, 2012, 20:34 (Philippine time, 01:34 UTC), at the age of 83, just 15 days before his 84th birthday due to multiple organ failure, secondary to complications brought on by pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute renal failure.[46][47][48][49]

Dolphy's family is buried at Cuizon Loyola Memorial Park Family mausoleum (Salud de la Rosa Vera Quizon and Melencio Espinosa Quizon, Sr. parents of Dolphy, the latter's siblings include Melencio Quizon, Jr., Teresita Vera Quizon and Wilfredo D. Quizon and Orlando Gallardo).



Dolphy's conferment of the Order of the Golden Heart at the Malacañang Palace in 2010.

National Honor


Special Awards[edit]

  • Lifetime Achievement Award PASADO Awards
  • Golden Father Foundation Parangal ng Bayan Awardee
  • 1994 Bert Marcelo Memorial Foundation, Dangal ng Lipi Awardee
  • 1995 PMPC Star Awards for TV, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 1998 Gawad Urian Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2000 Cinemanila International Film Festival, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2002 Lou Salvador Sr. Memorial Award, Bituin ng FAMAS Mula Noon Hanggang Ngayon Award
  • 2005 FAMAS Huwarang Bituin
  • 2009 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards, Comedy Box-Office King (with Vic Sotto)[50]
  • 2009 Metro Manila Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award[51]
  • 2010 FAMAS Awards, Exemplary Achievement Award
  • 2010 Grand Collar of the Order of the Golden Heart – the highest award given to a private citizen by the President of the Philippines. Dolphy was cited for his contributions to the entertainment industry and for his charitable and philanthropic works.[2][52][53]
  • 2012 Gawad na Diwa ng Lahi – the highest honor given by the government of Manila to artists[54]
  • 2012 People's Artist Award – the award bestowed posthumously upon Dolphy by the Dakilang Lahi Foundation, recognizes the many contributions of the actor to the movie industry.[29]

Awards for acting[edit]

Year Association Category
1974 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actor
1978 26th FAMAS Awards Best Actor – Omeng Satanasia
1986 PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor – John En Marsha
1990 Metro Manila Film Festival Best ActorEspadang Patpat
PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor – John En Marsha
1992 PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor – Home Along Da Riles
2008 PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Comedy Actor – John En Shirley
2010 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Supporting ActorRosario
Best ActorFather Jejemon
2011 Luna Awards (Film Academy of the Phil.) Best Actor – Father Jejemon

He is also the only artist in the country awarded with Best Actor and Actress for a single role in the film Markova: The Comfort Gay.[citation needed]

  • Not all the awards of Dolphy are included here.

See also[edit]



  1. ^ The Philippines was under the occupation of the United States at the time of Dolphy's birth.


  1. ^ "Curtains down for Dolphy at 83". Daily Guardian. July 10, 2012. Archived from the original on April 22, 2017. Retrieved October 13, 2022.
  2. ^ a b Avendaño, Christine O. (November 9, 2010). "President honors Dolphy with Grand Collar". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on December 16, 2013. Retrieved October 13, 2022.
  3. ^ "'Dolphy at 80!' World Tour". Global Nation. Philippine Daily Inquirer. October 29, 2008. Archived from the original on December 16, 2013. Retrieved October 13, 2022.
  4. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 2.
  5. ^ a b c Orteza 2009, p. 8.
  6. ^ Bunoan, Vladimir (July 10, 2012). "Dolphy is dead at 83". ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. Retrieved April 21, 2017.
  7. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 11.
  8. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 12.
  9. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 18.
  10. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 19.
  11. ^ a b c Lo, Ricardo F. (July 20, 2008). "Dolphy at 80: Living in a Goldfish Bowl". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved on 2011-03-30.
  12. ^ a b Montelibano Edith. (September 22, 2008). "Comedy King Dolphy to Shine at the Shrine". Pinoy Wired. Retrieved on 2011-03-30.
  13. ^ a b Leavold, Andrew (2017). "The short, the fat and the ugly". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. p. 95. ISBN 9780994411235.
  14. ^ a b c d e f Leavold, Andrew (2017). "The short, the fat and the ugly". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. p. 96. ISBN 9780994411235.
  15. ^ ANCX. "Google celebrates the King of Comedy's 92nd birthday with a Dolphy doodle". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
  16. ^ a b Leavold, Andrew (2017). "The short, the fat and the ugly". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. pp. 96–97. ISBN 9780994411235.
  17. ^ a b c Leavold, Andrew (2017). "The short, the fat and the ugly". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. p. 98. ISBN 9780994411235.
  18. ^ Leavold, Andrew (2017). "Weng Weng filmography". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. pp. 230–231. ISBN 9780994411235.
  19. ^ Leavold, Andrew (2017). "The short, the fat and the ugly". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. pp. 98–99. ISBN 9780994411235.
  20. ^ Leavold, Andrew (2017). "Weng Weng filmography". The Search for Weng Weng. Australia: The LedaTape Organisation. p. 231. ISBN 9780994411235.
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  23. ^ (2008-07-24). "PEP: Dolphy celebrates 80th b-day, launches book". GMA News Online.
  24. ^ "The National Artists Award". Cultural Center of the Philippines. Retrieved March 12, 2021.
  25. ^ "Dolphy's National Artist nomination being evaluated". Rappler.com. June 22, 2012.
  26. ^ San Diego Jr., Bayani; Marinel R. Cruz (June 21, 2012). "Dolphy Fights for His Life". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved June 22, 2012.
  27. ^ "Zsa Zsa's tearful eulogy: I miss you, Lovey". Philippine Star. July 13, 2012. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
  28. ^ Avendaño, Christine O. (July 12, 2012). "Aquino declares Friday a National Day of Remembrance to honor Dolphy". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 12, 2021.
  29. ^ a b People's Artist Award Retrieved via www.abs-cbnnews.com July 14, 2012
  30. ^ a b Angeles, Steve (December 23, 2013). "Why Quizon family came out with Dolphy app". ABS-CBN News. ABS-CBN Corporation. Retrieved December 24, 2013.
  31. ^ "'Dolphy Clean Up' app now out". The Manila Times. December 14, 2013. Retrieved December 24, 2013.
  32. ^ Harvey, Dennis (February 26, 2015). "Film Review: 'The Search for Weng Weng'". Variety. Retrieved July 25, 2021.
  33. ^ Leavold, Andrew. The Search for Weng Weng (DVD). USA: Wild Eye Releasing. 760137943594.
  34. ^ "Google celebrates Dolphy's 92nd birthday". Manila Standard. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
  35. ^ Sauler, Erika (April 16, 2013). "Comedy king Dolphy's statue unveiled in Manila". INQUIRER.net. Retrieved July 29, 2021.
  36. ^ Elona, Jamie Marie (July 11, 2012). "Public viewing on Comedy King's body Wednesday night at Dolphy Theater". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 14, 2022.
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  38. ^ Lago, Amanda; Chiu, Patricia Denise (July 31, 2012). "Adopted child to inherit half of Dolphy's estate?". GMA News Online.
  39. ^ a b c Orteza 2009, p. 196.
  40. ^ a b Orteza 2009, p. 214.
  41. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 198.
  42. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 197.
  43. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 202.
  44. ^ Orteza 2009, p. 200.
  45. ^ Orteza 2009, pp. 202–204.
  46. ^ "Dolphy passes away, says partner Zsa Zsa Padilla". Philippine Daily Inquirer. July 10, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2012.
  47. ^ "Comedy King Dolphy passes away". The Philippine Star. July 10, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2012.
  48. ^ Bunoan, Vladmir (July 10, 2012). "Dolphy is dead at 83". Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  49. ^ Jimenez, Fidel; Amanda Fernandez (July 10, 2012). "Curtains down for Dolphy at 83". Archived from the original on July 14, 2012. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  50. ^ "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Pep.ph. Retrieved May 21, 2014.
  51. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2009". IMDB. Retrieved April 9, 2014.
  52. ^ Ancheta, Maria Rhodora G. (2006). "The "King" of Philippine Comedy: Some Notes on Dolphy and the Functions of Philippine Cinematic Humor as Discourse". Humanities Diliman: A Philippine Journal of Humanities. 3 (2): 74–117.
  53. ^ Bordadora, Norman (November 6, 2010). "Aquino confers decoration on Dolphy". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on November 10, 2010. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
  54. ^ "Dolphy has pneumonia, receives Gawad na Diwa ng Lahi award". Rappler. June 22, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2012.

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