Armado Goyena dies of pulmonary embolism at 88

Jose "Pinggoy" Goyena Revilla Jr., popularly known by his screen name Armado Goyena, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. According to reports, the veteran actor died of pulmonary embolism.

He was 88.

The matinee idol did some memorable roles including the Pinoy version of Superman in the 1954 film “Kidlat Ngayon.” In 2011, he received the "Best Actor" award in FAMAS for his role in "Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure". He was last seen on a 2004 movie, "Annie B.".

Here's a wikipedia entry of Armado Goyena's biography:
His real name was Jose "Pinggoy" Revilla and he married one of the most beautiful Filipinas of that time, Francisca "Paquita" Roses. They were the parents of 8 children: Maritess, Tina, Johnny, Ces, Pita, Rossi, Malu, and Cita. Two of their daughters became popular movie stars in the 1970s: Maritess and Tina Revilla. His only son, Johnny Revilla, now plays character roles. Among his grandchildren who joined show business are Bernard and Mico Palanca, Bianca Araneta and Lexi Schulze. He stopped acting in 1958. He then resumed acting in the early 1990s. In 1995, he played Don Eugenio Lopez in Chito Rono’s Eskapo. Chito got him again in 2001 to play the grandfather of Danilo Barrios in Yamashita. His last film was Annie B. with Jolina Magdangal for Viva in 2004.

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