Eddie Garcia

Eddie Garcia (born Eduardo Verchez GarcĂ­a on May 20, 1929 in Sorsogon, Philippines) popularly known as Manoy is a Filipino film actor and film director. He served with the Philippine Scouts during World War II and was stationed as a military policeman in Okinawa before joining showbusiness. Garcia made his first movie, Siete Infantes de Lara in 1949. He is also known to play the part of Leandro Montemayor, the fictional Philippine President on the television drama series, "Kung Mawawala Ka" (If Ever You Were Gone), and gave him his first Best Actor in a Drama Series in the 2002 Star Awards, and is also known for portraying various roles either the main villain or the lead or supporting character. He is also known for his trademark humorous lines which he says mostly in action films or comedy films. He also played a part as Lolo Carlos (Grandfather Carlos) in the Filipino-American film, The Debut, the Lolo Sinat (Grandfather Sinat) in the film, Deathrow, and even the villainous Judge Valderama in Kapag Puno Na Ang Salop (If the Ganta is Full) and its two sequels, opposite of Fernando Poe, Jr.


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