Here are 2 famous actors from Philippines died at 51:
Carlos Padilla, Sr. (September 6, 1910 Philippines-April 5, 1962) otherwise known as Carlos Padilla, Sr, Carlos Padilla or Carlos was a Filipino film director and actor. He had one child, Carlos Padilla, Jr..
Carlos Padilla, Sr. started his career in the Philippine film industry in the 1930s as an actor for Sampaguita Pictures. He eventually transitioned to directing films in the 1950s, helming notable titles such as "Hindi Basta-Basta" (Not Just Like That) and "Badjao". He was also known for his work as a scriptwriter, having penned the screenplays of a number of films including "Pangarap" (Dreams) and "Lalaki" (Man).
Aside from his contributions to the film industry, Carlos Padilla, Sr. also served as a member of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1949 to 1953. He was elected as the representative of the 4th District of Manila.
Padilla passed away on April 5, 1962, at the age of 51. His son, Carlos Padilla Jr., also became an actor in the Philippine film industry.
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Mario Barri (April 5, 2015-November 21, 1963 Manila) a.k.a. Mario Bari or Mario T. Barri was a Filipino actor and film director.
He appeared in over 60 films throughout his career, including "Sawa sa Lumang Simboryo" (1947), "Kamay ng Diyos" (1949), and "Hudas" (1951). Barri was also known for his work as a film director, helming movies such as "Anak ng Panday" (1952) and "Sa Paanan ng Bundok" (1952). In addition to his work in the film industry, Barri was an accomplished boxer and won a gold medal in the 1935 Far Eastern Games. He was also a member of the Philippine Scouts, a military organization of the United States Army in the Philippines from 1901 until 1946. Barri passed away on November 21, 1963, at the age of 48.
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