Paquito Diaz

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Paquito Diaz
Born Francisco Bustillos Diaz
(1937-05-28)May 28, 1937
Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
Died March 3, 2011(2011-03-03) (aged 73)
Daraga, Albay, Philippines
Cause of death Stroke
Resting place Manila Memorial Park, Parañaque City, Metro Manila[1]
Other names The King of Kontrabida, The Father of Kontrabida of Blockbuster Hit
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1961–2003
Spouse(s) Nena Gutierrez
Children 2
Relatives Romy Diaz (brother)

Francisco Bustillos Diaz (May 28, 1937 – March 3, 2011[2]), better known by his screen name Paquito Diaz, was a veteran Filipino actor and movie director. He specialized in action and comedy.

Biography[edit]

Early life and career[edit]

Diaz was born in Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines to his parents Silvino and Maria Diaz also he has eight siblings (Romy Diaz, and Margarita Dailig of Guam). He was famous for his villain roles, either as the main, supporting or comic relief and he was one of the most popular actors in film industry, although he also had the ability to portray protagonist roles, mostly supporting, or comic relief (with his longtime friend, the late Fernando Poe Jr..

Among the memorable non-villain roles he portrayed were in "Walang Matigas Na Tinapay sa Mainit na Kape" and "Ang Dalubhasa" (without his unmoustache) where his late younger brother, Romy played the main villain of the film. Other non-villain appearances include: "Eagle Squad", where he played a dedicated and good police officer alongside Robin Padilla, Current Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Edu Manzano, Ricky Davao, and Monsour del Rosario with Jaime Fabregas as the main antagonist; Bayadra (a parody of Viagra) Brothers alongside Jimmy Santos and the late Berting Labra; He plays his role as Ramon, an office manager in a comedy film "Gawa Na Ang Bala Para Sa Akin" which starring Vic Sotto and the late Panchito Alba with Ruel Vernal as the main antagonist. Estudyante Blues as the father of the character of his son Joko, and Pera O Bayong as Don Juanito Starring Willie Revillame, John Estrada and Randy Santiago with Mark Gil as the right-hand man of his character and the main antagonist of that film.

He also appeared in villain roles in comedy films as the main antagonist and also in supporting/non-villain roles that stars mostly Dolphy, Redford White, Vic Sotto, Joey De Leon, Jimmy Santos and the late actors Chiquito, Babalu, Panchito and Rene Requiestas.

Paquito also gained popularity in the '90s where he played title roles in two comedy flicks: "Daddy Goon" (touted as his launching movie) where he was ably supported by Herbert Bautista, Manilyn Reynes, Eddie Gutierrez (villain) and child wonder Aiza Seguerra; and "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" where he shared stellar billing with matinee idol Gabby Concepcion and box-office comedian Rene Requiestas. He also tried his hand in producing a movie in 2002 via "Mga Batang Lansangan... Ngayon" which starred his son Joko Diaz and matinee idol Bobby Andrews.

He suffered from hemorrhagic stroke in 2002 and died last March 3, 2011 due to pneumonia complications.

Personal life[edit]

His father was an American citizen of Mexican descent. His brother, Romy Diaz, his wife Nena Diaz with children Joko and Cheska are also actors. Before he became an actor, he was a basketball player with his brother Romy Diaz suited up with the FEU Tamaraws in the early 1960s.

Sickness[edit]

After suffering from hypertension and stroke, which at one time left him comatose, he had to sell the family house and lot including his car. His vision was impaired for the same health reasons. He was diagnosed with pneumonia and sepsis(source: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/video/entertainment/02/15/11/wife-ailing-paquito-diaz-seeks-aid).

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Title Year Role
Tatlong Unan Isang Kumot 1956
Son of Fung Ku 1957
San Basilio 1959 Diablo
Ang Pagbabalik ni Leon Guerrero 1961 Darmo
Lost Command 1962
Kumader Kris 1963
Kosa 1963
Doble Kara 1964
D' Godson 1964
Ang Mananandata 1965
Crackdown 1967
Zaragoza 1968
Tigre Gitano 1968
Tatlong Hari 1968
Tatak: Sacramentados 1968
Tatak: Double Cross 1968
Suntok o Karate 1968
Sorrento 1968
Quintin Salazar 1968
Ang Pagbabalik ni Daniel Barrion 1968
Ang Mangliligpit 1968
Magpakailanman 1968
Kid Brother 1968
Kardong Pusa 1968
Karate Fighters 1968
Jingy 1968
Jakiri Valiente 1968
Huling Baraha 1968
Dos Por Dos 1968
Ang Dayuhan 1968
Brasong Bakal 1968
Barbaro Cristobal 1968
Alyas 1 2 3 1968
Abdul Tapang 1968 Pakitong Bapon
Asedillo 1971
Women in Cages 1971 Jorge
Bandolera 1972
Ang Mahiwagang Daigdig ni Pedro Penduko 1973
My Funny Valentine 1974
Big J 1975
Relaks Lang Mama, Sagot Kita 1976
Sapin-Sapin, Patung-Patong 1977
Jack and Poy 1977
Totoy Bato 1977
Kumander Ulupong 1978
Born Fighter 1978
Bugoy 1979
Jack N Jill of the Third Kind 1979
Sino si Boy Urbina? 1979
Durugin si Totoy Bato 1979
The Quick Brown Fox 1980
Superhand 1980
Tanikala 1980
Dolphy's Angels 1980
Diego Sta. Cruz 1980 Pague
Nognog 1980
San Basilio 1981 Diablo
Kamaong Asero 1981
Bandido sa Sapang Bato 1981
Harabas is Still My Name 1982
In Dis Korner (In This Corner) 1982 Speed Max
Get My Son Dead or Alive 1982
My Juan en Only 1982 Luigi
Dugong Buhay 1982 Don Damian De Lara
Pedro Tunasan 1983
Lumaban Ka 1983
The Killing of Satan 1983 Pito
Estong Tutong, Ikalawang Yugto 1983 Kits
D'Godson 1983
Zigomar 1984
Sigaw ng Katarungan 1984
Pieta, Ikalawang Aklat 1984 Paquito
Montemayor: Tulisang Dagat 1984
Da Best In Da West 1984 Diablo
Public Enemy No. 2 1985 Eddie Garcia
Partida 1985
Anino Ni David Crusado 1985
Bukas, Uulan ng Bala 1985 Don Ezekiel Agravante
Isang Kumot, Tatlong Unan 1985
Alyas: Boy Life 1985
Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim November 6, 1985 Hugo
Turuang Apoy 1985
Sa Bawat Hahakbangan, Babaha ng Dugo 1985
Ninja Kids 1986
Oras ng Kagitingan 1986
Musim Magnum 357 December 4, 1986
Humanda Ka, Ikaw ang Susunod 1986
Menudo't Pandesal January 4, 1986
Magtago Ka Na Sa Pinanggalingan Mo 1987
Balandra Crossing May 28, 1987
Barbaro Santo August 30, 1987 (Date of Release: August 23, 1989)
Jack and Jill 1987
Feliciano Luces: Alyas Kumander Toothpick 1987
Kapag Lumaban Ang Api 1987
Target: Maganto 1988 Ka Archie
Lost Command May 5, 1988
Lorenzo Ruiz the Saint 1988
Akyat Bahay Gang July 28, 1988
Buy One, Take One 1988
Boy Negro 1988 Capt. Qulazon
Alega Gang: Public Enemy No. 1 of Cebu 1988 Pablo Cabrera
Iyo ang Batas Akin Ang Katarungan 1988
One Day, Isang Araw August 18, 1988
Sheman: Mistress of the Universe 1988 Berto
Kumander Dante 1988
Dugo ng Pusakal 1988
Gawa na Ang Balang Papatay Sa Iyo 1988 Alex
Sa Kuko Ng Agila July 6, 1989
My Pretty Baby 1989 Baldo
Killer vs. Ninjas 1989
Agila ng Maynila February 1, 1989
Bondying: The Little Big Boy 1989
Balbakwa: The Invisible Man 1989
Eagle Squad 1989 Sgt. David
Ako Ang Huhusga (Kapag Puno na Ang Salop Part II) 1989 Paquito
Moises Platon 1989
Gapos Gang 1989
Estudyante Blues 1989
Handa Na Ang Hukay Mo, Calida 1989
Super Mouse and the Roborats September 21, 1989
Wanted Pamilya Banal 1989
Isang Bala Isang Buhay 1989 Rigor
Gawa Na Ang Balang Para Sa Akin 1989 Ramon
Galit sa Mundo 1989 (Date of Released: July 26, 1989)
Joe Pring: Homicide Manila Police 1989 (Date of Released: October 25, 1989)
Mula Paa Hanggang Ulo 1989 (Date of Released: August 19, 1989)
Hotdog 1990
Ganda Babae, Gandang Lalake March 29, 1990
Patigasan... Ang Laban 1990
Og Must Be Crazy 1990 Benjie
David Balondo ng Tondo 1990 (Date of Released: May 16, 1990)
Michael and Madonna 1990 Stevie
Karapatan Ko Ang Pumatay...Kapitan Guti 1990 (Date of Released: October 17, 1990)
Angel Molave 1990 (Date of Released: October 10, 1990)
Prinsipe Abante At Ang Lihim ng Ibong Adarna 1990
Tapos na Ang Lahi Mo: Belaro 1990
Daddy Goon 1990 Sgt. Garisma
May Isang Tsuper ng Taxi 1990
Bad Boy 1990
Kahit Konting Pagtingin 1990
Rocky Plus V 1990
Boyong Mañalac: Hoodlum Terminator 1991 Paeng Pusher (Date of Released: February 13, 1991)
Takas sa Impiyerno 1991 Gov. Sebastian (Date of Released: March 30, 1991)
Sagad Hanggang Buto 1991 Bulik (Date of Released: May 22, 1991)
Pido Dida 2: Kasal Na! 1991
Mahal Ko Ang Mister Ko 1991
Mabuting Kaibigan... Masamang Kaaway 1991
Kung Papatawarin Ka ng Bala Ko! 1991 Steve
Cheeta-eh: Gandang Lalake 1991 Nardong Toothpick
Batas ng .45 1991
Blue Jeans Gang January 8, 1992
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly January 22, 1992
Pretty Boy Hoodlum 1992 Warden (Date of Released: April 22, 1992)
Estribo Gang: The Jinggoy Sese Story 1992 Sgt. Estrella (Date of Released: September 30, 1992)
Daddy Goon March 11, 1992 Sgt. Santisima
Dito sa Pitong Gatang March 18, 1992
Kamay ni Cain May 20, 1992
Manong Gang July 22, 1992 Amang
Shotgun Banjo November 4, 1992 Gordon
Lucio Margallo November 25, 1992 Dante
Manila Boy December 2, 1992 Gonzalo
Mga Syanong Parak 1993
Hulihin: Probinsiyanong Mandurukot January 4, 1993 Mael
Enteng Manok: Tari ng Quiapo 1993
Doring Borobo 1993
Col. Billy Bibit 1994
Deo Dador Berdugo ng Munti 1994
Walang Matigas na Tinapay, Sa Mainit na Kape 1994
Sobra Talaga...Over! 1994
Hindi Pa Tapos Ang Laban 1994
Greggy en' Boogie: Sakyan Mo na Lang, Anna 1994
Hataw Tatay Hataw February 2, 1994 Roland
Cuadro de Jack 1994
Cobra 1994
Baby Paterno (Dugong Pulis) 1994
Hataw Tatay Hataw 1994 Roland
Marami Ka Pang Kakaining Bigas October 19, 1994
O-ha! Ako Pa? 1995 General
Kahit Harangan ng Bala 1995
Sa Iyo Ang Langit, Akin Ang Lupa 1996
Kristo 1996 Herod
Ikaw Ang Mahal Ko November 27, 1996
Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop Sa Balat ng Lupa 1996 Bobo
Ang Misis Kong Hoodlum 1996 Valentino
Hangga't May Hininga 1996
Ang Syota Kong Balikbayan 1996
Wala Nang Iibigin Pang Iba 1997
Pipti-Piti: 1 Por U, 2 Por Me 1997 Zaragosa
Pag-ibig Ko Sa Iyo'y Totoo 1997 Mr. Diaz
Lihim ni Madonna 1997
Tapusin Natin Ang Paglaban 1997 General
Kung Marunong Kang Magdasal, Umpisahan Mo Na 1997 Amador
Kokey 1997
Duterte: Ang Berdugong Alkalde ng Davao 1997 Entong Gatilyo
Kapag Nasukol Ang Asong Ulol 1997 Gaton
Enteng & Mokong: Kaming Mga Mababaw Ang Kaligayahan 1997 Frankie
Ang Pinakamahabang Baba Sa Balat ng Lupa 1997
Wow... Multo! January 11, 1997 James Buwang
Ang Pagbabalik ng Probinsiyano January 21, 1998
Squala June 3, 1998
Walang Katumbas na Dugo August 19, 1998
Leon ng Maynila, Lt. Col. Romeo Maganto January 20, 1999
Bayadra Brothers February 17, 1999
Isusumbong Kita Sa Tatay Ko June 9, 1999 Sarge
Kahit Demonyo Itutumba Ko November 3, 1999
Ang Dalubhasa January 26, 2000
Pera o Bayong (Not Da TV)! July 26, 2000 Don Juanito
Ayos na Ang Kasunod August 16, 2000 Frankie
Mahal Kita, Kahit Sino Ka Pa July 18, 2001
Mga Batang Lansangan Ngayon January 4, 2002 Fr. Norbert
Batas ng Lansangan February 27, 2002 Chairman Lucero
Sabayan sa Laban May 8, 2002
Pakners May 28, 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Heritage and the Departed: A Cemeteries Tour". Presidential Museum & Library (Philippines). Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/307372/paquito-diaz-passes-away