Rudy Fernandez

Active - 1975 - 2002  |   Born - Mar 3, 1952 in Tondo, Manila, Philippines  |   Died - Jul 6, 2008   |   Genres - Comedy Drama, Drama

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  • Made his film debut at the age of 3 in the movie Luksam Tagumpay (1955) which was directed by his late father Gregorio Fernandez.
  • Became an active actor in 1970 while studying at the University of Santo Tomas.
  • Established himself as an action star and won two FAMAS Awards for his roles in Batuigan Pasukuin si Waway (1984) and Victor Corpuz (1988).
  • Recipient of the Film Academy of Philippines Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Received the 2008 Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award from the Philippine Movie Press Club at the 24th Star Awards for Movies.
  • Ran for Mayor of Quezon City in 2001 but lost out to Feliciano Belmonte Jr.
  • After two years of struggle against pancreatic cancer, he passed away at the age of 56 in 2008.