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Fernando Poe Sr.

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Years active  1935–1951
Name  Fernando Sr.

Role  Actor
Parents  Marta Reyes, Lorenzo Pou

Full Name  Allan Fernando Poe y Reyes
Born  November 27, 1916 (age 34) San Carlos, Pangasinan, Philippine Islands
Other names  Allan F. Poe, Fernando Reyes Poe, Fernando Poe, Sr.
Occupation  Actor, director, producer, writer
Children  Fernando Poe, Jr., Andy Poe, Conrad Poe, Freddie Poe, Genevieve Poe, Elizabeth Poe, Evangeline Poe
Ex-spouse  Elizabeth Kelley y Gatbonton
Movies  Beloved, Darna, Ano hata o ute, Dugo at bayan (I remembe, Kami ang sugatan
Similar People  Fernando Poe - Jr, Alma Moreno, Rosa del Rosario, Susan Roces, Lovi Poe
Died  October 23, 1951 (aged 34) Manila, Philippines

Forbidden Women (1948) Opening Credits and Song with Fernando Poe

Allan Fernando Poe y Reyes (November 27, 1916 – October 23, 1951), better known by his stage name Fernando Poe or Fernando Poe Sr., was a Filipino actor during the early cinema era in the Philippines. He was of Spanish descent.


Fernando Poe Sr. Kami Ang Sugatan Fernando Poe Sr pinoyhistory

Poe was the father of Fernando Poe Jr., who later became a prominent actor and icon. Prior to his son's rise to fame, Poe had been known simply as Fernando Poe. Since then, he had been named Fernando Poe Sr. to distinguish him from his son. He directed the first Darna film in 1951 before he died in the same year. As a leading man, he was often cast opposite Mona Lisa.

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Fernando Poe, Sr. and Mila Del Sol in Giliw Ko(1939)


The Life of Fernando Poe Sr.

Poe was born in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, and later had six children by his second wife, Irish-American Elizabeth "Bessie" Gatbonton Kelley of Pampanga: Elizabeth, Ronald Allan, Fernando II (Andy), Genevieve (Jenny), Fredrick (Freddieboy), and Evangeline. Poe and Kelly were married in 1940 after their first two children were born. Actor Conrad Poe, meanwhile, was his illegitimate son by actress Patricia Mijares.


The original spelling of his surname was Pou (Catalan: ['pɔw]) via his father, playwright Lorenzo Pou, a Catalan immigrant from Majorca in the Balearic Islands. Pou established a mining business in the Philippines and married a Pangasinense woman named Marta Reyes.

Fernando Poe Sr. Allan Fernando Reyes Poe 1916 1951 Genealogy

Poe graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of the Philippines in 1935 and the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Philippine Dental College in 1942.

Fernando Poe Sr. Fernando Poe Sr Alchetron The Free Social Encyclopedia

Poe died in 1951 while working on a film, after he had permitted a rabid puppy to lick his wound. (source from a 1951 article about his death)

Selected filmography

  • Darna (1951)
  • Forbidden Women (1948)
  • Giliw ko (1939)
  • Zamboanga (1938) also known as Fury in Paradise (UK)
  • Eseng ng Tondo (1937)

  • Fernando Poe Sr. Video 48 OCTOBER 23 1951 FERNANDO POE Sr DIES OF HYDROPHOBIA

    Fernando Poe Sr. Forbidden Women 1948 Opening Credits and Song with Fernando Poe


    Fernando Poe Sr. Wikipedia