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Dencio Padilla

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Other names
Tata Dens


Dencio Padilla

Catalina Baldivia

Years active
1958 - 1997

Dencio Padilla Dencio Padilla

Full Name
Prudencio Baldivia

May 7, 1929 (
Manila, Philippine Islands

Filipino comedian and actor

Best Supporting Actor for "Kahit Konting Pagtingin", FAP Awards 1990

October 10, 1997, Quezon City, Philippines

Dennis Padilla, Gene Padilla, Dencio Padilla, Jr., Glen Baldevia, Richard Padilla

Julia Barretto, Leon Marcus Baldivia, Diane Padilla, Claudia Barretto, Luis Padilla

Mabuting Kaibigan - Masaman, Kahit Konting Pagtingin, Inday - Inday Sa Balitaw, Minsan Pa

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Dennis Padilla, Eddie Rodriguez, Jaime Fabregas, Marjorie Barretto, Julia Barretto

Prudencio Baldivia (September 2, 1928 – October 10, 1997), better known as Dencio Padilla or Tata Dens, was a veteran Filipino actor and comedian.


FPJ - Pumapatak Na Naman Ang Ulan - FPJ & Matet & Dencio Padilla


He appeared in films as the favorite sidekick of the King of Filipino movies Fernando Poe, Jr. Known for his Batangueño accent when speaking, Padilla also played supporting roles for other Filipino movie stars, like Ace Vergel, Rudy Fernandez, Phillip Salvador, Vilma Santos, Nora Aunor, Sharon Cuneta, Maricel Soriano and other big stars.

Personal life

He was married to Catalina Baldivia, a housewife and 8 kids Dennis Samuel glenn jennifer gene Richard Ched Rot, they live their entire life in p.jacinto street corner biglang awa and EDSA , Caloocan city. Dennis also an actor politician /Samuel OFW Seaman /Glenn OFW in Middle East such as Kuwait Jeddah Riyadh dubai and presently in USA /jennifer OFW in Dubai /Gene padilla also a comedian actor /Richard died in 1999 /Ched OFW in Singapore and youngest Rot baldivia. 5 boys Product of Notre Dame of Manila and 3 girls of Our Lady of Grace Academy both in Caloocan city a walking distance from their home. All 8 attended college in UST / San Sebastián /centro escolar /UE .All 8 appeared in movies and commercials during their childhood.

Health and death

Padilla was rushed to the hospital on September 30, 1997 after complaining of chest pains. About to be checked out from the hospital, Padilla died of cardiac arrest on October 10, 1997 at Quezon City, Philippines. Apart from his son Dennis Padilla who followed his footsteps to become a comedian, Dencio Padilla has other children.


  • 1964: Nominated - Best Supporting Actor, "Ito Ang Maynila" - FAMAS 1963
  • 1984: Nominated - Best Supporting Actor, "Tatak ng Yakuza" - FAMAS 1984
  • 1991: Won - Best Supporting Actor, "Kahit Konting Pagtingin" - FAP 1991
  • References

    Dencio Padilla Wikipedia