Vic Silayan

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Vic Silayan
Born
Victor Payumo Silayan

(1929-01-31)January 31, 1929
DiedAugust 30, 1987(1987-08-30) (aged 58)
Resting placeManila Memorial Park, Parañaque, Philippines [1]
NationalityUS National
Occupationactor
Years active1953–1987
Children Chat Silayan (daughter - deceased)
Ruben Victor Silayan (son)
Relatives Jose Mari Victor Silayan (grandson)

Victor Payumo Silayan (January 31, 1929 – August 30, 1987), commonly known as Vic Silayan, was a Filipino actor who is best known for his roles in Kisapmata (1981) and Karnal (1983).

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Personal life

He was born in Gapan, Nueva Ecija, Philippine Islands (then a US commonwealth territory from 1898-1946. Hence, all born in the Philippines just like Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa are considered US Nationals). He was a good friend of Manila Police Detective/Investigator Lt. Benito Sebastian-Ramos Deguzman, (father of Florante "Randy" Deguzman, a Realtor in Orange County, California, USA). Vic and Benny were peers in Nueva Ecija High School and their "messenger" to do nasty things then was the actress Nida Blanca, a few years younger than them. They all eventually moved to Metro Manila. Vic is the father of Chat Silayan and grandfather of Victor Silayan. [2]

Death

Silayan died of a heart attack on August 30, 1987.

Filmography

Film

  • American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) - Japanese General (uncredited)
  • Huk sa Bagong Pamumuhay (1953) - Captain Mendoza
  • Hiyasmin (1953)
  • Lapu-Lapu (1955) - Arturo
  • Higit sa Lahat (1955) - Totoy
  • Dalagang taring (1955)
  • Salamangkero (1955)
  • Anak Dalita (1956) - Father Fidel
  • Dalawang ina (1957)
  • Badjao (1957) - Jikiri
  • Troop 11 (1957)
  • Malvarosa (1958) - Melanio
  • Kundiman ng lahi (1959)
  • Mr. Announcer (1959) - Lundagin Mo Baby
  • Basilio Baston (1962)
  • No Man Is an Island (1962) - Major Hondo
  • Death Was a Stranger (1963)
  • Cry of Battle (1963) - Capt. Garcia
  • Zigzag (1963)
  • Scout Rangers (1964)
  • Strike! (1965)
  • The Ravagers (1965) - Captain Mori
  • Sa Bawa't Hakbang... Panganib (1965)
  • Pedrong hunyango (1965)
  • Karate sa Karate (1965)
  • Pilipinas kong mahal (1965)
  • Anghel sa aking balikat (1965)
  • A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino (1965) - Vito
  • Counter Spy (1966)
  • Operation XYZ (1966)
  • Combat Bataan (1966)
  • Zamboanga (1966)
  • Sarhento Aguila at ang 9 na Magigiting (1966)
  • Kill... Tony Falcon (1966)
  • Dugo ang kulay ng pag-Ibig (1966)
  • Ito ang Pilipino (1966)
  • Badong Baldado (1966)
  • Cobra Challenges the Jokers (1967)
  • The Longest Hundred Miles (1967) - Japanese General (uncredited)
  • Roman Montalan (1967)
  • Masquerade (1967) - Judge Dante Soriano
  • Carnap (1967)
  • Boy Aguila (1967)
  • Ang kan ng haragan (1967)
  • Suntok o karate (1968)
  • The Karate Champions (1968)
  • Target Captain Karate (1968)
  • Destination Vietnam (1968)
  • Cuadro de Jack (1968)
  • Combat Killers (1968)
  • Gagamba at si Scorpio (1969)
  • Ang ninong kong Nazareno (1969)
  • Kalinga (1969)
  • Perlas ng silangan (1969)
  • Simon bastardo (1970) - Padre Martin
  • The Sky Divers (1970)
  • Heredera (1970)
  • Code Name: Apollo (1970) - Gerry Valencia
  • The Secret of the Sacred Forest (1970)
  • Maharlika (1970)
  • Blood Thirst (1971) - Calderon
  • Lilet (1971)
  • Night of the Cobra Woman (1972) - Dr. Tezon
  • Kill the Pushers (1972)
  • Daughters of Satan (1972) - Dr. Dangal
  • Erap Is My Guy (1973)
  • Paruparong Itim (1973)
  • Ambrose Dugal (1973)
  • Ang bukas ay atin (1973)
  • Dragnet (1973)
  • Ander di saya si Erap (1973)
  • Ikaw lamang (1973)
  • Ransom (1974)
  • Batingaw (1974)
  • Master Samurai (1974)
  • South Seas (1974)
  • Manila Connection (1974)
  • Mister Mo, Lover Boy Ko (1975)
  • Huwag pamarisan, Mister Mo. Lover Boy Ko (1975)
  • Diligin Mo ng Hamog ang Uhaw na Lupa (1975) - Vicente Zarcan (segment 4)
  • Sa kagubatan ng lunsod (1975)
  • Kumander Agimat (1975)
  • Hiwaga (1975)
  • Diligin mo ng hamog ang uhaw na lupa (1975)
  • Mahiwagang kris (1975)
  • Ang pag-ibig ko'y huwag mong sukatin (1975)
  • Cui hua du jiang tou (1975)
  • Ligaw na bulaklak (1976)
  • Alas Singko ng Hapon, Gising na Ang Mga Anghel (1976)
  • Bata pa si Sabel (1976)
  • Project: Kill (1976) - Chief Insp. Cruz
  • Ursula (1976)
  • Markadong anghel (1976)
  • Makamandag si Adora (1976) - The Judge
  • Scotch on the Rocks to Remember... Bitter Coffee to Forget (1976)
  • Kapangyarihan ni eva (1977)
  • Too Hot to Handle (1977) - District Attorney
  • Mag-igat ka ... ikaw ang susunod! (1977)
  • Gomburza (1977)
  • Pinakasalan ko ang ina ng aking kapatid (1977)
  • Phandora (1977)
  • Nananabik (1977)
  • Huwag mong dungisan ang pisngi ng langit (1977)
  • Katawang alabok (1978)
  • Roberta (1979)
  • Menor de Edad (1979)
  • Okey lang basta't kapiling kita (1979)
  • Nangyari sa kagubatan (1979)
  • Bakit May Pag-Ibig Pa? (1979)
  • Pacific Inferno (1979) - Fukoshima
  • Dalagang Pinagtaksilan ng Panahon, Ang (1979)
  • Star (1979)
  • Nang bumuka ang sampaguita (1980)
  • Galing-galing mo Mrs. Jones, Ang (1980)
  • The Children of An Lac (1980, TV Movie) - Dr. Dan
  • Taga sa Panahon (1980)
  • Langis at tubig (1980) - The Judge
  • The Last Reunion (1980) - Raoul Amante
  • Bantay salakay (1981)
  • Tondo Girl (1981)
  • Jag Rodnar (1981) - Domingo de Jesus
  • Kisapmata (1981) - Sgt. Diosdado Carandang
  • Karma (1981) - Psychiatrist
  • Waywaya (1982)
  • Malikot (1982) - Raffy Almonte
  • Friends in Love (1983)
  • Jun Parak (1983)
  • Paano ba ang mangarap? (1983)
  • Tatak ng yakuza (1983)
  • Karnal (1983) - Gusting
  • Commander Firefox (1983)
  • Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (1984) - Victor
  • Basag ang pula (1984) - Atty. Abad
  • Sa Hirap at Ginhawa (1984) - Abe Ventura
  • Ano ang Kulay ng Mukha ng Diyos (1985) - Prison Superintendent
  • Mabuhay ka sa baril (1986)
  • I Love You Mama, I Love You Papa (1986) - Don Lorico Villena
  • Tigershark (1987) - Colonel Barro (final film role)

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References

  1. "Our Heritage and the Departed: A Cemeteries Tour". Presidential Museum & Library (Philippines). Archived from the original on September 28, 2015. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  2. "Young actor in awe of Lolo Vic Silayan, whom he never met | Inquirer Entertainment". Entertainment.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2014-05-18.