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Rafael Aranda Roco, Jr
November 20, 1953
|Other names||Bembol Roco|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
Rafael Aranda Roco, Jr. (born November 20, 1953) is a Filipino actor whose work ranges from films to television. He is famous for his critically acclaimed role as Julio Madiaga in Maynila: Sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag ("Manila in the Claws of Light"). Though he acts in his country's films, he also had an important role in the 1982 Australian-U.S. film The Year of Living Dangerously . He also portrayed bald villain roles in Philippine action movies as well as various supporting roles. Bem starred in Sine Novela: Tinik sa Dibdib .
He has twin sons named Felix and Dominic.
A recurring theme in some of his films is his character being teased for baldness in various forms. On one occasion, when he guested in the sitcom Home Along Da Riles , his character was referred to by Kevin Cosme (played by the sitcom's lead actor Dolphy) as Mr. Ecleo, a reference to both his own and Ruben Ecleo's Bald Head.
Roco appeared in a minor role in 2010's Dagim , a Cinema One Original film directed by Joaquin Pedro Valdes, about the strange goings-on in a remote mountain province.
He is well known to be most collaborative works with the late Lino Brocka as a "Brocka" regular and directors such as Ishmael Bernal, Chito Roño, Marilou Diaz-Abaya, and Joel Lamangan in the late nineteenth century.
|2019||The Gift||Crispin Anzures|
|2018||My Special Tatay||Stefano Palomares|
|The One That Got Away||Pancho Makalintal|
|Pepito Manaloto||Benny Manaloto|
|2016||FPJ's Ang Probinsyano||PC/Supt. Redentor Almario|
|Once Again||Romulo Del Mundo|
|2015||Little Nanay||Berto Batongbuhay|
|2014||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Nurse Cap||Mr. Palma|
|Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon||Fidel De Guzman|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kwintas||Bert|
|Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel||Fabian Reyes|
|2013||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Dream House||Paeng|
|Muling Buksan Ang Puso||Ernie Cabigas|
|Pyra: Ang Babaeng Apoy||Cesar Ortiz|
|Bayan Ko||Ernesto Santiago|
|May Isang Pangarap||Turing|
|2012||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Komiks||Gilbert|
|One True Love||Henry Sandoval|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Motorsiklo||Danilo|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gayuma||Vic|
|2011||Ikaw ay Pag-Ibig||Robert Jimenez|
|Sa Ngalan ng Ina||Armando "Amang" Deogracias|
|Sisid||Don Segismundo Zaragoza|
|2010||Beauty Queen||Angelo "Anya" Castillo|
|2009||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Medal Of Valor||Domeng Rubi|
|Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib||Tiburcio "Tibo" Yadao|
|2008||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Singsing||Jun|
|Komiks Presents: Kapitan Boom||Hector Dasmaquinoz|
|Iisa Pa Lamang||Martin Dela Rhea|
|2007||Maging Sino Ka Man: Ang Pagbabalik||Tomas Arroyo|
|Pangarap na Bituin||Alex Rodriguez|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Rosaryo||Alberto Bautista|
|Asian Treasures||Marcus Vergara|
|2006||Maging Sino Ka Man||Tomas Arroyo|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Korte||Ernie|
|Komiks Presents: Da Adventures of Pedro Penduko||Kadyo|
|Sa Piling Mo||Al Fernandez|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Palaisdaan||Gusting|
|2002||Ang Iibigin ay Ikaw||Oscar|
|1999–2000||Labs Ko si Babe||Silvestre "Rocky" Escallon|
|1995||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Abo||Igme|
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