|Other names Bembol Roco|
Years active 1970–present
Name Bembol Roco
Children Dominic Roco, Felix Roco
|Full Name Rafael Aranda Roco, Jr|
Born November 20, 1953 (age 62) (1953-11-20) Metro Manila, Philippines
Nominations PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Single Performance by an Actor
Movies and TV shows Manila in the Claws of Light, Thy Womb, Three Godless Years, Komiks, Pagputi ng Uwak - Pag‑Itim
Similar People Lino Brocka, Dominic Roco, Felix Roco, Mario O'Hara, Brillante Mendoza
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Rafael Aranda Roco, Jr. (born November 20, 1953) is an award-winining Filipino actor whose work ranges from films to television. He is famous for his critically acclaimed role as Julio Madiaga in Maynila: Sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag. Though he acts in his country's films, he also had an important role in the 1982 Australian-U.S. film The Year of Living Dangerously. He also portrayed bald villain roles in Philippine action movies as well as various supporting roles. Bem is currently stars in Sine Novela: Tinik Sa Dibdib.
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A recurring theme in some of his films is his character being teased for baldness in various forms. On one occasion, when he guested in the sitcom Home along da riles, his character was referred to by Kevin Cosme (played by the sitcom's lead actor Dolphy) as Mr. Ecleo, a reference to both his own and Ruben Ecleo's Bald Head.
Roco appeared in a minor role in 2010's "Dagim", a Cinema One Original film directed by Joaquin Pedro Valdes, about the strange goings-on in a remote mountain province.