Ram Revilla

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Ram Revilla
Born Ramgen Jose M. Bautista
(1988-02-12)February 12, 1988
Pasay City, Philippines
Died October 29, 2011(2011-10-29) (aged 23)
Parañaque City, Philippines
Cause of death Murder
Resting place Angelus Eternal Garden, Imus City, Cavite
Other names Ramboy Revilla, Ramgen Revilla
Occupation Matinee idol, actor, model
Years active 2004–2011
Parent(s) Ramon Revilla, Sr.
Genelyn Magsaysay
Website ramrevilla.net

Ram Revilla (February 12, 1988 – October 28, 2011), born Ramgen Jose Magsaysay Bautista,[1] also known as Ramgen Revilla, was a Filipino actor best known for his roles in various Filipino television series including his role as Jeff Gatdula in Tonyong Bayawak. Revilla was murdered on October 28, 2011. He was declared dead on arrival at the Parañaque Medical Center after being shot and stabbed in their family residence.[2] There is no clear evidence about the gunman or the mastermind.

Personal life[edit]

Revilla was born in Pasay City to actor and former Philippine Senator Jose A. Bautista (Ramon Revilla, Sr.) and Genelyn Magsaysay. His name "Ramgen" is derived from the first names of his father and mother, Ramon and Genelyn. He grew up in Imus, Cavite. He is one of nine children of Revilla, Sr. to Magsaysay and also a half-brother of actor and former Philippine Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Jr.. He followed his father's and brother's footsteps, landing roles on television when he was just 14 years old.



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Anak Ka ng Tatay Mo - First movie appearance
2005 Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom - Credicted as Ramboy Revilla
2007 Resiklo Council 3 Credicted as Ramgen Revilla/Last movie appearance

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Role Note Network
2007–08 Kamandag Harn Recurring Role/First TV appearance GMA Network
2010 Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Tonyong Bayawak Jeff Gatdula Recurring Role/Last TV appearance ABS-CBN


Revilla was murdered by an unidentified assailant in his family residence at BF Homes in Parañaque City on October 28, 2011 with his younger sister Ramona and girlfriend Janelle Manahan present in the crime scene. He sustained 11 stab wounds on his body and a gunshot to the right side of his chest.[3] Manahan suffered two gunshots on her face and shoulder,[4] and Ramona was left uninjured. Citing a police report, Sen. Revilla, brother of the victim, said the gunman shot Ram Revilla with a .45 caliber gun and then stabbed him. His younger brother Ramon Joseph was present at the crime scene was arrested. Manahan survived the injuries she sustained.[5]

Wake and burial[edit]

October 29, 2011, the first day of Revilla's wake, was attended by members of his family, friends, and fans. President Benigno Aquino III expressed his condolences through the presidential deputy spokesperson Abigail Valte but did not attend the wake.[6] A mass was held in the last night of Revilla's wake on November 1, 2011. Revilla's remains were buried on November 2, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Revilla was buried at the Revilla Mausoleum located at Angelus Eternal Garden in Toclong, Imus, Cavite with his family and closest friends leading the funeral rites. His sister Ramona was outside the country during the wake and burial.[7]


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