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Paquito Diaz

Actor, Film Director, Basketball player
Francisco Bustillos Diaz (May 28, 1937 – March 3, 2011), better known by his screen name Paquito Diaz, was a veteran Filipino actor and movie director. He specialized in action and comedy. --- Diaz was born in Pampanga, Philippines. He was famous for his villain roles, either as the main, supporting or comic relief and he was one of the most popular actors in film industry, although he also had the ability to portray protagonist roles, mostly supporting, or comic relief (with his longtime friend, the late Fernando Poe Jr.. In fact, he had also portrayed a non-villain role in "Walang Matigas Na Tinapay sa Mainit na Kape" and "Ang Dalubhasa" (with his unmoustache) It was his late younger brother, Romy who played as the main villain of the film. Other non-villain appearances include Eagle Squad, where he plays as a dedicated and good police officer as opposed to his other corrupt police roles alongside Robin Padilla, Current Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Edu Manzano, and Jaime Fabregas as the main antagonist, Bayadra (a parody of Viagra) Brothers alongside Jimmy Santos and the late Berting Labra, Estudyante Blues as the father of the character of his son Joko, and Pera O Bayong as Don Juanito Starring Willie Revillame, John Estrada and Randy Santiago with Mark Gil as the right hand man of his character and the main antagonist of that film. He also appeared in villain roles in comedy films as the main antagonist and also in supporting/non-villain roles that stars mostly Dolphy, Vic Sotto, Joey De Leon, Jimmy Santos, and the late actors Babalu, Panchito and Rene Requiestas. He suffered from hemorrhagic stroke in 2002 and died last March 3, 2011 due to pneumonia complications. --- His father was an American citizen of Mexican descent. His brother, Romy Diaz, his wife Nena Diaz with children Joko and Cheska are also actors. Before he became an actor, he was a basketball player with his brother Romy Diaz suited up with the FEU Tamaraws in the early 1960s. --- After suffering from hypertension and stroke, which at one time left him comatose, he had to sell the family house and lot including his car. His vision was impaired for the same health reasons. He was diagnosed with pneumonia and infection due to sepsis.

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Francisco Bustillos Diaz
May 28, 1937
Date of Death
March 03, 2011 (age 73)
Actor, Film Director, Basketball player
Nena Gutierrez Diaz
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