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April 12, 1989 |
Lapu-lapu City, Cebu, Philippines
The son of local cinema legend Bembol Roco, 21-year-old Felix Roco made a mark with his internationally acclaimed performance in the Venice Film Festival double-awardee Engkwentro.
Taking the lead role of Richard, a gangster running away from the murderous City Death Squad, Felix Roco shows an undeniable range and versatility that may be called one of his most challenging performances ever done. Because Engkwentro was shot a la one continuous take, Felix Roco styled his performance like a stageplay—memorizing all his lines and deeply internalizing his character. With no room for mistakes, Felix delved into the role—doing his own stunts and narrowly avoiding injuries on set.
In order to prepare for his performance, Felix Roco drew from his own past experiences. A former fraternity member, Felix overcame his "wild" younger days and has now transformed himself into a professional, serious actor. He wants young viewers to follow his example of conquering challenges and chasing dreams.
|2003||Wansapanataym||Episode: "Magic Paintbrush"|
|2005||Qpids||Himself / Contestant|
|2007||Daisy Siete Presents: Tabachingching||Jiro|
|2008||Daisy Siete Presents: Prince Charming and the Seven Maids||Charlie Morgan|
|2009||Daisy Siete Presents: My Shuper Sweet Love||Migs|
|2010||Rosalka||Jason Sta. Maria|||
|2010||Your Song Presents: Andi||Edgar|
|2010||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Rosas||Arnel||Episode: "Rosas"|||
|2010||Wansapanataym||Episode: "Super Kikay and her Flying Pagong"|
|2010||Star Confessions||Joseph Bintangcol|
|2011||100 Days To Heaven||Young Rene||Guest|
|2011||Carlo J. Caparas' Bangis||Alamid|
|2011–12||Angelito: Batang Ama||Spongky|
|2012||Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto||Spongky|
|2014||Maalaala Mo Kaya||Danny||Episode: "Dos Por Dos"|||
|2015||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||Mall Holdaper|
|2015||Imbestigador||Jemar Carpio||Episode: "Isabela Massacre"|
|2017||Brillante Mendoza Presents: Amo||Bino|
|2004||Otso-Otso Pamela-Mela-Wan||Marky Cabangon|||
|2009||Engkwentro||Richard||Luigi de Laurentis Award for a Debut Film
|2009||Shake, Rattle & Roll 11||Kiko||Segment: "Lamang Lupa"|||
|2012||Ang Nawawala||Jamie Bonifacio|
|2012||El Presidente||Gregorio Del Pilar|
|2013||Egay||Ian De Guzman|||
|2014||A Thief, a Kid & a Killer||Nico|
|2017||Madilim ang Gabi|
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- "Rosas". Maalaala Mo Kaya. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
- "Action Star Turns Gay in "MMK"". ABS-CBN News. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
- San Diego, Bayani (11 June 2009). "Bembol's Son Takes Indie Route". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
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- "Official Awards". La Biennale di Venezia. 12 September 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2009.
- "Engkwentro - Pepe Diokno". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
- "Egay". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
- "Ma'Rosa". IndieWire. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
- Lee, Maggie (18 May 2016). "Cannes Film Review: Ma' Rosa". Variety. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
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