Ariel Ureta

Ariel Ureta
Born Ariel Ureta
(1946-11-05) November 5, 1946
Education University of Santo Tomas
Occupation Host, radio commentator, actor
Years active 1973-present

Ariel Ureta (born November 5, 1946) is a Filipino comedian, actor and TV host.

Personal life

Ureta is an architecture graduate from the University of Santo Tomas.[1]


Ureta is a comedic icon in the Philippines during the 60's and the 70's.[2][3] He has done many Filipino films. This includes Zoom Zoom Superman, Si Popeye at iba pa, Jack en Poy, Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo, Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo, Kimmy Dora and its sequel and Of All The Things.

Ureta is a segment host of the Philippine morning television show, Umagang Kay Ganda[4] and a co-anchor of DZMM's Todo-Todo Walang Preno with Winnie Cordero.

Ureta is a part of Kimmy Dora and its sequel as Luisito Go Dong Hae, Kimmy and Dora's father.[5] The film is a box-office success in the Philippines earning PHP80 million and PHP133,963,009 for the first and second film respectively.[6]







  1. San Diego, Jr., Bayani. "Ariel & company, forever". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  2. Mendoza, Ruel J. "Ariel Ureta says the "Sa ikauunlad ng Bayan, bisikleta ang kailangan" story about him is an urban legend". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  3. Carballo, Bibsy M. "Ariel Ureta: No need to relive past glories". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  4. "Umagang Kay Ganda". ABS-CBN. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  5. Pumaloy, Rey. "Ariel Ureta appears in Of All the Things; says he owes revival of career to Kimmy Dora". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  6. Dimaculangan, Jocelyn. "Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme grossed P80 million in its 6-week run". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  7. "Joey Gosiengfiao, 64". The Manila Times. 17 March 2007. Retrieved 29 September 2016 via Google News.

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