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Occupation  Actor, comedian
Role  Actor
Years active  1977–2008
Spouse  Elena Cermeno (m. ?–2010)

Religion  Roman Catholic
Children  Jeruie Cermeno
Name  Redford White
TV shows  Kokey, Haybol Rambol
Redford White smiling while looking at something and wearing a floral polo shirt.

Full Name  Cipriano Cermeno II
Born  December 5, 1955 (1955-12-05) Cebu, Philippines
People also search for  Babalu, Rene Requiestas, Efren Jarlego, Jeruie Cermeno, Tony Y. Reyes, Angel Labra, Ricky Santiago
Movies  Haba‑baba‑doo! Puti‑puti‑poo!, I Do? I Die! (D'yos ko day), Tong tatlong tatay kon, Hee Man: Master of None, Ispiritista: Itay - May Moomoo!
Died  July 25, 2010 (aged 54) Caloocan City, Philippines

Redford white succumbs to brain cancer at 54

Cipriano Cermeño II (December 5, 1955 – July 25, 2010), known by his screen name Redford White was a Filipino actor and comedian.


Redford White smiling while looking at something and wearing a blue collared shirt.

Redford white visited by dolphy and vic sotto

Early life and career

Redford White talking to Babalu and wearing a brown shirt and jean pants in a scene from I Do? I Die! (D'yos ko day), 1997.

White first came to prominence in the late 1970s for his supporting role in the sitcom Iskul Bukol. He had a string of hits as the leading man in several 1980s comedies such as Bino and Klayd, Darakula and Hee Man: Master of None, his first major role. For several years, he starred in the TV sitcom Buddy en Sol with Eric Quizon.

Redford White smiling while looking at something and wearing a floral polo shirt.

In the latter part of his career, White appeared in several films for Star Cinema such as Tar-San, Ala eh... Con Bisoy! Hale-hale-hoy!: Laging panalo ang mga unggoy, and Haba-baba-doo! Puti-puti-poo! paired with various comedians including Babalu, Bonel Balingit, Carding Castro and Leo Martinez. His last film and television appearances were in Iskul Bukol 20 Years After and Palos on ABS-CBN, respectively, in 2008.

Personal life

Redford White looking at something and wearing a brown shirt in a scene from Si Lucio at si Miguel: Hihintayin kayo sa langit, 1992.

White was reportedly born with albinism, which gave rise to his screen name. He was married to Elena Cermeño and they had a daughter, Jeruie. His closest friends were his fellow Buddy En Sol co-star Eric Quizon, Vic Sotto who worked with him in the sitcom Daddy Di Do Du, singer-songwriter Jim Paredes and comedians Gabe Mercado and Leo Martinez.

Illness and death

Redford White with Babalu wearing a blue checkered polo shirt in a scene from I Do? I Die! (D'yos ko day), 1997.

White died at the age of 54 from lung cancer and a brain tumor on July 25, 2010 at 06:47 PST (GMT+8). He had reportedly experienced dizziness and difficulty walking, and loss of balance as early as July 2008, which the actor initially mistook for symptoms of vertigo. His physician advised magnetic resonance imaging, which White refused. He was later diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer in February 2010.

His wake took place at Santo Niño de Maligaya Shrine in Maligaya Park Subdivision, Novaliches, Quezon City, Metro Manila.

TV shows

  • Sabado Badoo (GMA Network, 2015) posthumously featured
  • Tunay Na Buhay (GMA Network, 2013) posthumously featured
  • Palos (ABS-CBN, 2008) as Mario "his last TV show"
  • Kokey (ABS-CBN, 2007) as Nanding Kalugdan
  • O Ha! (TV5, 2006)
  • Home Along Da Airport (ABS-CBN, 2003-2005) as Gabriel
  • Magpakailanman (GMA Network, 2002-2003)
  • Daddy Di Do Du (GMA Network, 2001-2007) as Bruce
  • Pwedeng Pwede (ABS-CBN, 1999-2001) as Bruce
  • Mikee Forever (GMA Network, 1996)
  • Super Laff-In (ABS-CBN, 1996-1999) as Himself
  • Home Along Da Riles (ABS-CBN, 1995) as guest
  • Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN, 1995-2005)
  • Mikee (GMA Network, 1995)
  • Haybol Rambol (GMA Network, 1994-1995)
  • Buddy En Sol (RPN, 1990-1994) as Sol
  • Lovingly Yours (GMA Network, 1984-1996)
  • 2+2 (BBC 2, 1981)
  • Iskul Bukol (IBC, 1977–1990) as Redford
  • Movies

  • Iskul Bukol 20 Years After (Ungasis and Escaleras Adventure) (2008) as Redford
  • Ispiritista: Itay, may moomoo! (2005) as Mang Teroy
  • Bestman: 4 Better, Not 4 Worse (2002) as Carlos Miguel
  • Tar-San (1999) as Tar
  • Isprikitik: Walastik kung pumitik (1999) as Brando
  • Tik Tak Toys: My Kolokotoys (1999) as Presley
  • Ala eh... Con Bisoy! Hale-hale-hoy!: Laging panalo ang mga unggoy (1998) as Clinton
  • Tong tatlong tatay kong pakitong kitong (1998) as Alvin
  • Haba-baba-doo! Puti-puti-poo! (1998) as Mokong
  • I Do, I Die! Dyos Ko Day (1997) as Mokong
  • Wanted Perfect Murder (1997) as Elvis
  • Pablik Enemi 1 n 2: Aksidental Heroes (1997) as Luis
  • Neber-2-Geder (1996)
  • Mukhang Bungo: Da Coconut Nut (1992) as Boboy Mortega
  • Si Lucio at si Miguel: Hihintayin kayo sa langit (1992) as Lucio
  • Buddy en Sol: Praybeyt depektibs (1992) as Sol
  • Buddy en Sol (Sine ito) (1992) as Sol
  • Captain Yagit (1989) as Dodoy/Captain Yagit
  • Ompong Galapong Me Ulo Walang Tapon! (1988) as Galapong
  • Pasiklab Sa Army (1988)
  • Parrot Unit (1988) as Cpl. Akomplis
  • Code Name: Black & White (1988) as Whitey
  • The Untouchable Family (1988) as Machine Gun Nonong
  • Pulis Iskwad (1987)
  • Rangers In The Wrong War (1987)
  • Balandra Crossing (1987)
  • Kumander Anting-Anting (1987)
  • Lost and Found Command: Rebels Without Because (1987) as Cpl. Akomplis
  • Rocky Tan-go IV (1986) as Rocky
  • Cobrador (1986)
  • No Return No Exchange (1986)
  • Da Payting Ninja (1986)
  • Pipo's Power (1986) .... Pipo
  • Tu-yay and His Magic Payong (1986) as Emilio/Tuyay
  • Hee-Man: Master of None (1985) as Hee-man
  • I won, I won (Ang Swerte Nga Naman)(1985) as Gunding
  • Okey sa Olrayt (1984)
  • Sekreta 'Ini' (1984)
  • Billy the Kid and the Sunshine Gid (1984)
  • Wrong Rangers (1984)
  • Rambo Tan-go (1984) as Johnny Rambo Tango
  • Johnny Tango Rides Again (1983) as Johnny Tango
  • Darakula (1982) as Darakula
  • Tartan (1981)
  • A Man Called 'Tolongges' (1981) as Arizona Gid
  • Sinisinta kita, di ka kumikibo (1981)
  • Iskul bukol (Freshmen) (1980)
  • Bino & Klayd (1979) as Bino
  • Soldyer! (1979)
  • Awards

  • Winner, Best Comedy Actor For "Buddy En Sol" - 1991 PMPC Star Awards For TV
  • References

    Redford White Wikipedia