September 12, 1977
Quezon City, Philippines
|Died||June 8, 2005
Makati City, Philippines
|Cause of death||murder, gunshot wound, stabbing|
|Other names||Direk Luigi|
|Occupation||Matinee idol, actor, model|
|Parent(s)||Roger Santiago (father)
Irma Santiago (mother)
James Santiago (brother)
Armi Santiago (sister)
Louis "Luigi" Santiago (September 12, 1977 – June 8, 2005) was a Filipino TV director.
He was raised in Belgium, Hong Kong, and New Jersey, United States.
Santiago was a popular young director of Nginiiig, a top-rated Philippines documentary-type TV show dealing with the paranormal, he was beginning work on a film version of the show when he was fatally shot in a Manila-area bar by a gunman who apparently went berserk and shot several people, Santiago fatally.
He is the son of Roger Santiago (father) and Irma Santiago (mother), his siblings are Nicolo and James Santiago (brother) and Armi Santiago (sister).
Laid to Rest
Funeral mass was held at Santuario de San Antonio Church, Forbes Park, Makati City at 8:15-9:45 A.M. on June 14, 2005, before his cremation at Loyola Guadalupe at 12:00 noon.
- Ortiz, Margaux C. (Jul 7, 2005). "Major faces grilling for director's death". Philippine Daily Inquirer. p. A19. Retrieved 13 May 2016.