Freddie Webb

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Freddie N. Webb
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Parañaque's Lone District
In office
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1992
Preceded byPost created
Succeeded byRoilo Golez
Member of the Pasay City Council
In office
December 30, 1971 – 1978
Personal details
Born
Freddie Nelle Webb

(1942-11-24) November 24, 1942 (age 76)
Manila, Commonwealth of the Philippines
NationalityFilipino
Political partyLaban ng Demokratikong Pilipino
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Pagaspas
Children6 (including Pinky, Jason, and Hubert)
Basketball career
Career information
CollegeColegio de San Juan de Letran
Playing career1965–1978
Coaching career1975–1985
Career history
As player:
1965–1975YCO Painters
1976–1978Tanduay Rhum Makers
As coach:
1975Letran Knights
1981–1983YCO-Tanduay
1985Shell

Freddie Nelle Webb (born November 24, 1942 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former senator, former congressman, former basketball player and coach. He is currently involved in television, movies and radio (as an actor, radio personality and sportscaster).

He completed his elementary education at San Beda College and his degree in Bachelor of Arts in English at Colegio de San Juan de Letran.

He is married to Elizabeth Pagaspas of Tanauan, Batangas with whom he has six children. He is the father of Hubert, Pinky, and Jason Webb.

Basketball career[edit]

Webb first played for the Letran Knights (1960–1964) and became a star for the team. After college, he played in the MICAA with the YCO Painters (1965–1975) and in the PBA with the Tanduay Rhum Makers (1976–1978).

He was a member of the national basketball team that participated in the 1972 Summer Olympics. After retiring in 1978, Webb coached YCO-Tanduay (1981–1983) and Shell (1985) in the Philippine Basketball Association. He also coached the Letran Knights for one season in 1975 and finished the season as runner up to the Ateneo Blue Eagles.

Political career[edit]

Webb was elected in 1971 as city councilor in Pasay City, which he held up to 1978.

In 1987, Webb ran and won in the Philippine legislative elections as the representative of the lone district of Parañaque. From 1987 to 1988 he was awarded one of the Ten Outstanding Congressman of the Year Award. He sponsored the provisions creating the Sangguniang Kabataan in the Local Government Code of 1991.

In 1992, he was elected Senator for six-year term. As Senator, he held various chairmanships like Senate Committees/Committee on Health and Demography and the Committee on Games and Amusements. He also headed the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on AIDS and the Congressional Commission on Health. He authored, co-authored and steered into law, acts such as the National Health Insurance Act, (R.A.7875), The Hepatitis-B Immunization Act, (R.A. 7846), The Corneal Transplant Law, the Voluntary Blood Donation Act, (R.A.7719) and the Act Granting Benefits to Barangay Health Workers (R.A. 7883).

Acting and broadcasting career[edit]

Webb began a career in movies and television from his days as a basketball player up to the present. He is also a radio personality and sportscaster.

After the declaration of Martial Law in 1972, Webb hosted the daily show Pa-bandying, Bandying in 1973 over RPN-9.[citation needed] But he became a household name when he was cast as Jimmy Capistrano, the modelling and talent agency proprietor in IBC-13's Chicks to Chicks in 1979. He was paired with comedienne Nova Villa, who was Ines Capistrano, the wacky housewife of Jimmy Capistrano. Their team-up was hilariously accepted and where the funny line "Sweetheart, ligo na tayo" ("Sweetheart, let's take a bath"), started.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2019 Love You Two Jake Reyes Sr. GMA Network
2018 Victor Magtanggol Renato Regalado
Kapag Nahati ang Puso Ramon Del Valle
2017 My Dear Heart Dr. Lana ABS-CBN
Langit Lupa Mario
La Luna Sangre Salvador Paglinauan
2016 Born For You Ralph "Boss Ralph" Marquez ABS-CBN
Dear Uge ????? GMA Network
2015 Ningning Francisco "Kiko" Cruz ABS-CBN
Nathaniel Punong Maestro
2014 Ilustrado Don Jose Alberto GMA News TV / GMA Network
Wagas Jessie GMA Network
Dading Mang Kanor
Carmela Ramon Corpuz
2013 Akin Pa Rin Ang Bukas Jaime Villacorta
Magpakailanman – Baby Tsina: Ang Lola Prosti Jaime GMA Network
Apoy Sa Dagat Manolo Lamayre ABS-CBN
2012 Dahil Sa Pag-Ibig Daniel Falcon
2011 Futbolilits Sensei GMA Network
Babaeng Hampaslupa George Wong TV5
2010 Pepito Manaloto The Boss GMA Network
2008 Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang Don Apollo Alcaraz
2007 Ysabella Norman ABS-CBN
Dalawang Tisoy Jack RPN
2005 Maynila GMA Network
The Basketball Show RPN
2004 Forever In My Heart Alvin Sagrado GMA Network
1999 Metropolitan Basketball Association Color Commentator ABS-CBN with Studio 23
1994 Haybol Rambol] GMA Network
1990 Mana-Mana ABS-CBN
1992–1997 Abangan Ang Susunod Na Kabanata Tito Delos Santos
1984–1985 PBA on Vintage Sports Color Commentator MBS
1979–1991 Chicks to Chicks/Chika Chika Chicks[1] Jimmy Capistrano[1] IBC/ABS-CBN[1]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Film Producer
2019 Maria Ricardo Dela Vega Viva Films
2018 Three Words to Forever Cito Andrada Star Cinema
2016 Enteng Kabisote 10 and the Abangers M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment, OctoArts Films
2016 Love Me Tomorrow Manuel Monteclaro Star Cinema
2016 This Time Melchor Martinez Viva Films
2015 The Prenup Alfonso Billones Regal Films
2015 Etiquette for Mistresses Roberto "Bob" Mariano Star Cinema
2015 You're My Boss Sir Albert Star Cinema
2015 Liwanag Sa Dilim Police Officer APT Entertainment
2014 1st Ko Si 3rd Third Rodriguez Cinemalaya Productions, Real Films, Central Digital Lab Entertainment
2013 Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo? Don Antonio Prieto Star Cinema
2012 Every Breath U Take Pepe Star Cinema
1985 Magchumicap Ka Seiko Films
1984 Tender Age Regal Films
1982 Pamilya Dimagiba Day Films
1980 Problem Child Regal Films
1980 Wanted Wives Sining Silangan Productions
1976 Walang Pagkalupig D Victor Productions
1973 Johnny Jokor Juver Productions
1973 Sikaran Boxer Prima Productions
1972 The Snatcher MVM Productions
1971 Fastbreak FPJ Productions
1971 Dimasupil Brothers FPJ Productions

Radio[edit]

  • Sports Talk "Co-Host with Gretchen Fullido" (DZMM, 2004–2014)
  • FastBreak "Co-Host with Boyet Sison" (DZMM, August 2, 2014 – present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rodriguez, Isa (December 18, 2015). "Blast From The Past: Do You Remember These Old Filipino TV Shows?". When in Manila. Retrieved February 1, 2019.

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