Armando Goyena

Armando Goyena

Armando Goyena
Born Jose "Pinggoy" Revilla
December 7, 1922
Manila, Philippines
Died March 10, 2011 aoremovetag(aged 88)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Occupation Actor
Years active 1948–1958, 1992–2004
Known for Armando Goyena
Religion Roman Catholicism
Spouse Francisca "Paquita" Roces-Revilla (deceased)

Armando Goyena (born Jose Revilla; December 7, 1922 – March 9, 2011) was a Filipino actor and matinée idol who was popular in the 1950s.


He married to 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, , now plays character roles. Among his grandchildren who joined show business are Bernard and Mico Palanca, and Lexi Schulze.

Movie career

Together with his onscreen movie partner, Tessie Quintana, Goyena appeared in Prinsesang Basahan, Hawayana, Tia Loleng, Virginia, and Isabelita. Goyena, together with Cecilia Lopez and Jonny Reyes, starred in Anak ng Berdugo.

Later years

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 in 2004.




Goyena died on March 9, 2011, aged 88, from a pulmonary embolism.


External links

Retrieved from : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armando_Goyena