Roy Alvarez

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Roy Alvarez
Born
Leandro Delantar Alvarez

(1950-03-23)March 23, 1950
Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines
DiedFebruary 11, 2014(2014-02-11) (aged 63)
Quezon City, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
OccupationActor, director
Years active1971–2014
Agent GMA Artist Center
Spouse(s)Nieves Campa-Alvarez
ChildrenMiren Alvarez

Leandro Delantar Alvarez (March 23, 1950 – February 11, 2014), better known by his screen name Roy Alvarez, was a Filipino actor, director and screenwriter for film, television and theater in the Philippines.

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Biography

He was born on March 23, 1950 in Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines as Leandro Delantar Alvarez. He finished his Bachelor of Science in Commerce at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. He lived for some time in the United States.

He was also a lecturer and speaker on Consciousness Development, Inner and Outer Ecology, Healing Mother Earth and Zero Waste Management.

In March 1989, he signed an eight-picture deal with Viva Films, and was set to star in the film Imortal alongside Vilma Santos and Christopher de Leon; [1] however, he eventually dropped out of the project.

Personal life

He was married to Nieves Campa and they have a daughter, Miren Alvarez who is married to Paolo Fabregas, a son of his friend and fellow actor Jaime Fabregas.

Death

Alvarez died on February 11, 2014, due to cardiac arrest, a month before his 64th birthday. His remains is at Garden of Divine Word At Christ The King Semenary in Quezon City [2] He is survived by his wife, Nieves Campa-Alvarez, and daughter, Miren Alvarez-Fabregas.

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRole
2013 Kung Fu Divas Charlotte's Adoptive Father
2010Father Jejemon
2010The Night Infinite
2010Buenavista (Ang Kasaysayan ng Lucena)
2006The Mourning GirlsAtty. San Jose
2004KuyaVincent's Dad
2003Message Sent
2002 Spirit Warriors: The Shortcut Ponce's stepfather
2002TampisawMauricio
2002DiskarteVeloso
2002Kaulayaw
2002Burles King: Daw ODon Henrico
2001IDMayor
2001Naked Nights
2001Huli sa Akto
2001Masikip Na ang Mundo Mo, Labrador
2001Oras Na para Lumaban
2001Oops, Teka Lang... Diskarte ko 'to!Ka Benito
2000 Spirit Warriors Steve
2000Alipin ng TuksoSenor Alfonso
1999Asin at PamintaPineda
1999Kapag Kumulo ang DugoParica
1999The Kite
1999Tik Tak Toys: My KolokotoysMr. Bolado
1999Type Kita... Walang KokontraAlex Portugal
1999Tatapatan Ko ang Lakas Mo
1998Cariño Brutal
1998BiradorCapt. Moreno
1998Curacha ang Babaeng Walang PahingaShip Captain
1998Ben DelubyoCol. Zacarias
1997Frats
1997Kahit Hindi Turuan ang Puso
1997Sabi Mo Mahal Mo Ako, Wala ng BawianTin. Reyes
1997MatrikulaBogart
1997Puerto Princesa
1997Pusakal
1997Epimaco Velasco: NBI Nardong Putik
1997 Shake, Rattle & Roll VI Ricardo (segment "Ang Buwan")
1997Rizal in DapitanCapt. Carnicero
1996Tong-its
1996Mahal Kita, Alam Mo Ba?Mayor
1996 Rubberman Yoyoy
1996Hangga't May HiningaBilly Boy
1995Judge Max Asuncion: Hukom Bitay
1995Sabik sa Halik
1994Mayor Cesar Climaco
1993Tikboy Tikas at Mga Khroaks Boys
1993 Pugoy – Hostage: Davao Lt. Col. Franco Calida
1993Ms. Dolora X
1992Hanggang May Buhay
1992 Cordora: Lulutang Ka sa Sarili Mong Dugo
1992Sa Aking Puso: The Marcos 'Bong' Manalang Story
1992Lumaban Ka, Itay!
1991McBainHead Federate
1991Anak ng Cabron: Ikalawang UgatManuel
1989Punglo Bawat Hakbang
1989Kung Kasalanan Man
1989 Arrest: Pat. Rizal Alih – Zamboanga Massacre Maj. Refe
1988 Code Name: Black & White
1988 A Dangerous Life Col. 'Tiger' Tecson
1988 Super Inday and the Golden Bibe
1988Petrang Kabayo at ang Pilyang KutingDrago
1988 Rosa Mistica Attorney
1987 Kapag Puno Na ang Salop Dante
1987TigersharkTony
1987Remember Me, Mama
1986Yesterday, Today and TomorrowLawyer
1985Alexandra
1985 Ma'am May We Go Out? Roy
1984Working GirlsRoy
1983Sasabayan Kita sa ImpiyernoBoyet
1973Super Gee
1972The Big Bird CageRevolutionary (uncredited)
1972 The Hot Box Leyo
1971Reaching the Top

Television

YearTitleRoleNotesNetwork
1989 Balintataw Episode: "Sakristan" [3] PTV
1997 Bayani Martín Teófilo Delgado ABS-CBN
2002 Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga Cameo role GMA Network
2004 Krystala Bacchus Salvador ABS-CBN
2005 Now and Forever: Ganti Gerardo GMA Network
2009 Parekoy Benjamin ABS-CBN
Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers Umberto Urbano
2010–2011 Juanita Banana Don Arnulfo Buenaventura
2011 Guns and Roses Arnulfo
2011–2012 Amaya Awi GMA Network
2012 Alice Bungisngis and Her Wonder Walis Don Zaldy Fernandez
Maalaala Mo Kaya ButchEpisode: "Relo" ABS-CBN
2012–2013 Pahiram ng Sandali Homer Alcaraz GMA Network
2013 Unforgettable Salvador 'Badong' Leoncio
Magpakailanman Efren ContemplacionEpisode: "Life After the Death of Flor Contemplacion"
My Husband's Lover Manuel Soriano
2013–2014 Villa Quintana Don Manolo QuintanaAlvarez's last TV appearance. Due to his death, he was replaced by Al Tantay to continue the role.

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References

  1. Villanueva, Nena Z. (March 30, 1989). "Tiger signs 8-picture contract with Viva". Manila Standard . Kagitingan Publications, Inc. p. 25. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  2. "Actor Roy Alvarez dies at 63". 11 February 2014.
  3. "Roy Alvarez topbills Balintataw". Manila Standard . Kagitingan Publications, Inc. April 3, 1989. p. 20. Retrieved June 22, 2021. 'Sakristan', tonight at 9:30 p.m. PTV 4.