Broth­ers, broth­ers!

Tempo - - Entertainment - RON­ALD CON­STANTINO

AMADO CORTEZ – There’s a quick feed­back on High­speed’s item on show­biz clans. Col­league Vir Gon­za­les says that aside from Pempe Jr. and Car­los Padilla, there’s an­other brother. The late ac­tor Amado Cortez who served as con­sul gen­eral (with the rank of am­bas­sador) dur­ing the ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tita Cory (Co­juangco Aquino). His widow is Glo­ria Sevilla.

Amado was an award­win­ning ac­tor and Que­zon City coun­cilor be­fore Martial Law. Just like Mario Mon­tene­gro, Fred Mon­tilla, Cielito del Mundo, Pepito Vera Perez.


– While at it, may as well name other broth­ers in show­biz. Pepito and the late Ramil Ro­driguez, who be­longed to Sam­pa­guita’s Stars 66.

Robert Cam­pos and Guy Donato of LVN, circa the ‘60s. Dol­phy and Ge­orgie Quizon. Joseph Estrada and Ge­orge Estre­gan. Not to for­get Jesse Ejercito (star builder and pro­ducer). Tony Fer­rer and Nick Ro­mano. Ed­die Gar­cia and San­ti­ago Verches (di­rec­tor).

Fred Mon­tilla and Rudy Fran­cisco (fa­ther of RJ,stage -movie-TV ac­tor, and lately pro­ducer. Ro­ge­lio and Jaime de la Rosa. Cirio and Dan San­ti­ago of Pre­miere.

CON­TEM­PO­RARY – Just named are broth­ers from way back.

More con­tem­po­rary broth­ers in­clude:

Coco and Ron­waldo Martin, both ALJUR Abrenica fine ac­tors.

Aljur and Vin Abrenica, who starred in the ac­claimed Gil Portes films “Her­manoPuli” and “Moon­light Over Baler,” re­spec­tively. Ray­mond and RK Ba­gats­ing. Eric and EpyQuizon. Felix and Do­minic Roco. For­mer La­guna Gov. ER Ejercito and for­mer Que­zon board mem­ber Gary Estrada.

Boss Vic and Ricky del Rosario of Viva.

Rod­jun and Rayver Cruz. VIN Abrenica

Randy and Rowell and Ray­mart San­ti­ago. AJ and En­chong Dee. Tito and Vic Sotto. Jing­goy and Jude Estrada. Aga and AJ Muh­lach. Al­bert and Wil­liam Martinez. Her­bert (QC mayor) and Hero (QC coun­cilor) Bautista.

Ton­ton and Monch­ing Gutierrez, plus twins Richard and Ray­mond. Anjo and Jo­mari Yl­lana. Cal­i­for­nia-based Le­an­dro and Carlo Muñoz.

COCO Martin RON­WALDO Martin

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