|Occupation Actor and Comedian|
|Name Pablito Sarmiento |
Years active 1963–1998
|Full Name Pablito Sarmiento|
Born June 29, 1942 (age 56) (1942-06-29) Sampaloc, Manila, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Movies Og Must Be Crazy, Haba‑baba‑doo! Puti‑puti‑poo!, I Do? I Die! (D'yos ko day), Oha! Ako Pa?!, Tong tatlong tatay kon
Similar People Dolphy, Panchito Alba, Redford White, Ben Feleo
Resting place Loyola Memorial Park
Died August 27, 1998 (aged 56), Manila, Philippines
Babalu is considered as "one of the most famous and beloved comedians" in the Philippines. He was a Filipino celebrity under ABS-CBN. He is the nephew of the famous actor Panchito Alba. Dolphy, the king of Philippine Comedy, discovered Babalu's talent as a comedian. His screen name was a reference to his long chin ("baba" is the Filipino term for "chin") of which was sometimes a subject of on-screen ridicule, usually by himself. Babalu was given a featured role on the Philippines' leading comedy-variety show Buhay Artista. His appearances in movies and television included the shows Home Along Da Riles and Oki Doki Doc. Babalu's life story was featured on the television show Maalaala Mo Kaya "Imahe ng Berhen" on July 3, 2003.
Filipino comedy babalu and don pepot
He grew up in Sampaloc, Manila in his grandmother's home with his mother, one sister and three brothers. Babalu fathered a son. For several years and until his death, he was living with his long-time partner who eventually became his wife prior to his death, with whom he had a child.