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Christopher de Leon

1956-10-31

Christopher Strauss de León (born on 31 October1956) is a Filipino film actor and politician. He is the son of actor-director Gil de Leon and actress Lilia Dizon. De Leon appeared on the gag show Going Bananas and has appeared in over 120 films since the early 1970s. Dubbed as the King of Philippine Drama, he is best known for his roles in the films Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang (1974), Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon? (1976), Tatlong Taong Walang Diyos (1976), Kung Mangarap Ka't Magising (1977), Kakabakaba Ka Ba? (1980), Cain at Abel (1982), Bituing Walang Ningning (1985), Dekada'70 (2002), and On The Job: The Missing 8 (2021).