Miguel Rodriguez

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Movie Actor
Date of Birth November 23, 1961
Place of Birth Philippines
Date of Death Feb 23, 1997 (35)
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Miguel Benedict Rodriguez was a Filipino actor and model. He got his start in show business when he was discovered by Lino Brocka, who cast him in a Close Up commercial in 1981. Often referred to as the "Filipino Christopher Reeve", he was most famous for his role on the television sitcom Palibhasa Lalake, and for his role opposite Sharon Cuneta in the 1983 movie "To Love Again". He also was known for having appeared with Snooky in the 1984 film Experience in which he played an actor in the film whose character protected Snooky in the film from a person stalking her. He eventually became an action film star, appearing in Bir Mammud: Alyas Boy Muslim, Hindi Kita Iiwanang Buhay: Kapitan Paile and Hanggang Kailan Kita Papatayin. He retired from acting in 1996 after the release of Huwag Mong Isuko ang Laban. He married famous fashion stylist and socialite Irene Salud on March 14, 1987 at the St. Pancratius Chapel, Paco Park, Manila.

Born: Miguel Benedict Rodriguez, Nov 23, 1961, Las Piñas City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Died: 14, 1997, Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Resting place: Manila Memorial Park, Parañaque City
Nationality: Filipino
Occupation: Actor, model
Years active: 1982–1996
Spouse(s): Irene Salud, Tess Que
Awards: Famas Best Supporting Actor
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About Miguel Rodriguez

Filipino action star and model known for starring on the sitcom Palibhasa Lalake. He also appeared on the series Lovingly Yours, Helen and Young Love, Sweet Love and was a co-host on Pasiklaban sa Trese.

Before Fame

He was discovered by director Lino Brocka, one of the Philippines' most influential directors.


He was known as the Filipino Christopher Reeve, due to his striking looks.

Family Life

He married fashion stylist and socialite Irene Salud on March 14, 1987.


He starred opposite Filipino singer/actress Sharon Cuneta in the 1983 film To Love Again.

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