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Fernando Poe Sr.'s Life in Photos

See photos of the actor to celebrate his birthday.
IMAGE COURTESY OF ALEX R. CASTRO
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While he might have passed at a young age, Fernando Poe Sr. had left this life with a legacy as the original king of Philippine cinema. Apart from that, he was able to accomplish a lot as a director, producer, and a military man. In light of Poe's birthday exactly 103 years ago today, here is a look back at some of the best highlights from Fernando Poe Sr.'s life.

A portrait of actor Fernando Poe Sr., 1930s

Photo by COURTESY OF ALEX R. CASTRO.
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A portrait of actor Fernando Poe Sr., 1930s

Photo by COURTESY OF ALEX R. CASTRO.

Fernando Poe Sr. in a poster for Zamboanga, 1937

Photo by COURTESY OF ALEX R. CASTRO.
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Fernando Poe, Sr. with Rosa del Rosario.

Fernando Poe, Sr. in a bow tie smoking a cigarette.

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Rosa del Rosario and Fernando Poe Sr. in Zamboanga

On set at Punit na Bandila with Lucita Goyena, 1939

Photo by Courtesy of Alex R. Castro.
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Fernando Poe Sr. at the zenith of his popularity

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Fernando Poe Sr. during the last years of his life as director and producer of Palaris Films, 1948.

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