The Bar

Topics: Philippines, Comedy, Corazon Aquino Pages: 3 (961 words) Published: February 24, 2013
10. Pugo and Togo were a Filipino comedy team in Philippine movies during the 1940s up to 1950s. Composed of Mariano Contreras (1898–1978) and Andres Solomon (1905 – November 3, 1952), their brand of humor consisted of short skits, slapstick, and funny dialogues presented in Manila's theaters, most particularly Clover Theater and Avenue Theater. Mariano Contreras starred as Pugo, while Solomon portrayed Togo. They were both bald headed.

9. Palito (September 4, 1934 – April 12, 2010) was a veteran Filipino slapstick comedian and actor who was at the height of his career in the 1970s and 80s. He was well known for his unusually light and thin anatomy, thus earning him the self-deprecating screenname Palito, which is Spanish for stick, understood in Filipino as matchstick or toothpick.

8. Panchito Alba (born Alfonso D. Tagle, Sr.; February 25, 1925 – December 18, 1995) was a FAMAS award-winning Filipino film actor who almost exclusively appeared in comedy roles. He was billed as either "Panchito Alba" or simply "Panchito". Known for his swarthy looks and a prominent big nose, which was often the target of ridicule. Panchito frequently appeared as a comedic foil to Dolphy, where the two are best friends in real life.

7. Jimmy Santos (born Jaimy R. Santos,. October 8 1950) in Pateros, Manila is a former Basketball Player and currently one of the host of a noon time show called Eat Bulaga. He was very famous on his movie Bonjing, a huge Baby with a body of an adult.

6. Cipriano "Dodoy" Cermeño II (December 5, 1955 – July 25, 2010), better known as Redford White, was a Filipino actor and comedian who was active from the late 1970s until the late 2000s.

White first came to prominence in the late 1970s for his supporting role in the sitcom Iskul Bukol. He had a string of hits as the leading man in several 1980s comedies such as Bino and Klayd, Darakula and Hee Man: Master of None, his first major role. For several years, he starred in the TV sitcom Buddy...
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