Lito Legaspi

Lito Legaspi
Born (1942-01-25) January 25, 1942
Commonwealth of the Philippines (now Philippines)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1959–present
Children Zoren, Kier, Brandon

Lito Legaspi (born January 25, 1942) is a Filipino actor both in movies and television in the Philippines. He is the father of actors Brandon Legaspi, Zoren Legaspi and Kier Legaspi. He won Gawad Urian Award for Best Supporting Actor in Sinong Kapiling? Sinong Kasiping? (1977). He is probably best known for playing Rodrigo Duterte in 1992 film Pugoy Hostage: Davao [1]


Legaspi appeared in 1959 comedy film Ipinagbili Kami Ng Aming Tatay, starring Dolphy. In 1963, Sampaguita Pictures introduced Legaspi together with teenage stars such as Rosemarie Sonora, Gina Pareno, Dindo Fernando, Pepito Rodriguez, Romeo Rivera and Bert Leroy, Jr., among others. He became a matinee idols like Eddie Gutierrez, Jose Mari Gonzales, Romeo Vasquez, Greg Martin and Juancho Gutierrez. He played an impotent husband in the movie Uhaw (1970) with Merle Fernandez and Tito Galla, directed by Ruben Abalos.

He played as Mayor Joaquin Montejo in Esperanza showed in ABS-CBN, starring Judy Ann Santos in 1997. He also played as Governor in Makapiling Kang Muli, GMA Network's prime time television series.

As a veteran actor, he appeared in more than 120 movies and television shows since 1959.

He was inducted to the Eastwood City Walk Of Fame Philippines in December 2014 for contributing in movie acting and also TV acting.[2]

Selected filmography


Year Title Role Network
2015 MariMar Don Fernando Aldama GMA Network
2014 Ilustrado Padre Amado
Niño Manuel Reyes
2013 Jim Fernandez's Galema, Anak Ni Zuma Agustin Carriedo ABS-CBN
Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin Melchor Antonio
2012 Isang Dakot Na Luha Mr. Vergara TV5
Makapiling Kang Muli Governor GMA Network
The Good Daughter Miguel Guevarra
2011 Mula Sa Puso Luis Vergara ABS-CBN
2010 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Kristine Don Leon Fortalejo
I Love Betty La Fea Virgilio Arellano
2009 The Wedding Lawrence
2008 Eva Fonda Toshiro Fonda
Komiks Presents: Dragonna Recurring Role
2004 Hiram Don Felipe Verdadero
1999 Tabing Ilog Francisco Ledesma
1997 Esperanza Mayor Joaquin Montejo
1987 Agila Recurring Role RPN & ABS-CBN


Year Title Role Producer
2012 Every Breath U Take Leo's Dad Star Cinema
2011 Catch Me, I'm in Love Mr. Morales Star Cinema
1999 Esperanza: The Movie Mayor Joaquin Montejo Star Cinema
1998 Dahil Mahal Na Mahal Kita Ryan's Father Star Cinema
1997 Paano Ang Puso Ko?CesarStar Cinema
1996 SPO4 Santiago: Sharpshooter Col. Deogracias De Bayan
1995 Markang Bungo 2: Iligpit Si Bobby Ortega Col. Ordoñez Viva Films
1995 Judge Max Asuncion: Hukom Bitay Col. Orlando Aberilla Viva Films
1994 Iukit Mo Sa Bala Congressman Valdez Star Cinema and RRJ Productions Inc.
1992 Pugoy Hostage: Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte First Films
1992 Kapatid Ko Si Hudas Don Ramon Cordova
1991 Alyas Dodong Scarface Seiko Films
1991 Kung Patatawarin Ka Ng Bala Ko Roman Mega Films
1991 Markang Bungo: The Bobby Ortega Story Col. Ordoñez Bonanza Films
1990 Alyas Baby Face Seiko Films
1990 Angel Cremenal
1990 Alyas Baby Face
1977 Banta Ng Kahapon
1977 Sinong Kapiling? Sinong Kasiping?
1976 Escolta; Mayo 13; Biyernes Ng Hapon!
1970 Marupok
1963 Ang Class Reunion Joselito Moran
1961 Joey, Eddie, Lito Lito
1959 Wedding Bells Lito



External links

Lito Legaspi at the Internet Movie Database

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