Tony Camonte

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Tony Camonte
Born1923 (1923)
NationalityFilipino
OccupationActor
Years active1946-1951

Tony Camonte is a Filipino actor who started to make movies after World War II. He starred in the 1946 romantic film Labis na Pagmamahal ("Too Much Love"), top-billed by Fernando Poe, under Palaris Pictures. He portrayed villains in the 1947 film Dalawang Anino ("Two Shadows") under SVS Pictures and 1949 film Dasalang Ginto ("Golden Altar") under Filcudoma Pictures. His last film was Isinanlang Pag-ibig under Benito Bros.

Filmography

YearTitle
1946 Labis na Pagmamahal
1947 Dalawang Anino
1949 Dasalang Ginto
1951 Isinanlang Pag-ibig


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