Romy Diaz

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Romy Diaz
Born José Romeo Diaz
(1941-11-14)November 14, 1941
Pampanga, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Died May 10, 2005(2005-05-10) (aged 63)
Metro Manila, Philippines
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966–2003
Children Siegfreed Allan Diaz
Relatives Paquito Diaz (brother)
Cheska Diaz (niece)
Joko Diaz (nephew)
Kiko Estrada (grand nephew)

José Romeo "Romy" Diaz (November 28, 1941 – May 10, 2005) was a Filipino actor, best known for his villain roles and his versatility in portraying non-villain roles.

He performed in movies such as Ang Maestro (1981), The Impossible Kid (1982), Gising Na... Ang Higanteng Natutulog (1995) and Si Samson at Si Delilah (1983).[1] Other notable roles were in films like Kalawang sa Bakal (1987), Don Pepe (1988), Pambato (1993), Tunay na Magkaibigan Peksman (1994) and Jacob C.I.S. (1997).


His father was a Mexican American. Diaz was the younger brother of the late Paquito Diaz and uncle of Joko Diaz, both actors.

Prior to his acting career, Diaz played collegiate basketball for the FEU Tamaraws and briefly for the Crispa Redmanizers in the early 1960s.

Diaz died on May 10, 2005, Seven months after the death of his longtime friend Fernando Poe, Jr.


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