Thursday, September 13, 2007

Gerardo de Leon

"Father of Philippine Cinema"



Gerardo de Leon
AKA Gerardo de Leon Ilagan

  • 1st Filipino National Artist for Cinema (1982)


ALIAS
"Manong Gerry"


DATE OF BIRTH
September 12, 1913

BIRTHPLACE
Bulacan, Philippines


WIFE: Felly Vallejo


YEAR OF DEATH
July 25, 1981



USEFUL LINKS

NCCA Culture Profile: Gerardo "Gerry" de Leon
Senses of Cinema: Gerardo de Leon
General Info: National Artist Gerardo de Leon
Wikipedia Article on Gerardo de Leon
Tribute to best-ever Filipino film directors
Filipino Film Festival at UCLA a Big Success