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Dolphy in 2008
Rodolfo Vera Quízon

(1928-07-25)July 25, 1928
DiedJuly 10, 2012(2012-07-10) (aged 83)
Makati City, Philippines
Resting placeThe Heritage Park, Taguig, Philippines
Children17, including Freddie, Eric, Epy, Vandolph, and Zia
Parent(s)Melencio Espinosa Quizon
Salud de la Rosa Vera
Comedian, actor
Years active1944–2012
TelevisionJohn en Marsha
Home Along Da Riles
Pidol's Wonderland

Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr. (July 25, 1928 – July 10, 2012) was a Filipino, director, comedian, movie, television, stage, and radio actor. He is also known for his comedy works earning him the nickname as "The King of Comedy".

Dolphy was born on July 25, 1928 in Tondo, Manila, Philippines on July 25, 1928.[1] He has 17 children and one adopted child by his partner Zsa Zsa Padilla. Dolphy died on July 10, 2012, aged 83, in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines from multiple organ failure after suffering pneumonia and renal failure.[2]

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  1. (2009-10-28). "'Dolphy at 80' World Tour" Archived 2012-09-13 at the Wayback Machine. Global Nation. Retrieved on 2011-03-30.
  2. "Dolphy passes away, says partner Zsa Zsa Padilla". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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