Vic Vargas

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Vic Vargas
Vic Vargas.jpg
Born Jose Maria Marfori Asuncion
(1939-03-28)28 March 1939
Died 19 July 2003(2003-07-19) (aged 64)
Pasay City, Philippines
Cause of death stroke
Years active c.1960 - 2002

Jose Maria Marfori Asuncion (March 28, 1939 – July 19, 2003) better known for his stage-name Vic Vargas was a Filipino film actor and judoka.

Early life and beginning career[edit]

Vic Vargas was born on March 28, 1939. Vargas was a three-time Philippine judo champion at the age of 17.

Later career[edit]

He starred in well over 60 films between the late 1950s and early 1960s to 2002. Due to his swarthy looks he was often typecast in action and sexy comedy films. In the mid-‘70s, he was an on and offcam pair with 1969 Miss Universe Gloria Diaz. They starred in Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop sa Balat ng Lupa, which started the so-called wet-and-wild look.


He died on July 19, 2003 from a stroke aged 64.

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