Vic Diaz

Active - 1960 - 1994  |   Born - Jan 1, 1932 in Manila, Philippines  |   Genres - Action, Adventure, Horror, Crime, War

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Supporting actor Vic Diaz first appeared onscreen in the '60s.

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  • Wanted to be a lawyer before entering the movie industry but decided against it after 4 years of practice.
  • Started performing in amateur theaters in the late 1940s.
  • Made his film debut in the war movie Cavalry Command (1958).
  • Father of late Filipino rockstar Teddy Diaz who was the guitarist of the band The Dawn.
  • Was labelled as the equivalent of Peter Lorre in Filipino cinema.
  • Had to quit acting in 2001 because of old age and health issues.