Armando Goyena

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Jose Revilla (December 7, 1922 – March 9, 2011), professionally known as Armando Goyena, was a Philippine actor and matinée idol who was popular during the 1950s.[1]


Revilla was married to Francisca "Paquita" Roces and the couple had eight children: Maritess, Tina, Johnny, Ces, Pita, Rossi, Malu, and Cita. Two daughters became popular movie stars during the 1970s: Maritess and Tina Revilla. Among his grandchildren who joined show business are Bernard and Mico Palanca, Bianca Araneta and Lexi Schulze.

Movie career

Together with his onscreen movie partner, Tessie Quintana, Revilla appeared in Prinsesang Basahan, Hawayana, Tia Loleng, Virginia, and Isabelita. Goyena, together with Cecilia Lopez and Jonny Reyes, starred in Anak ng Berdugo. He stopped acting in 1958 after getting married.

He resumed acting in the early 1990s. In 1995, he played Don Eugenio López in Chito Roño’s Eskapo. Roño used him again in 2001 for Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure. His final film appearance was Annie B. in 2004.



Title Role Year .
Sa Tokyo Ikinasal Fidel 1948
Kaaway ng Babae 1948
Ibigin Mo Ako, Lalaking Matapang 1949
Pag-Asa Victor 1951
Tiya Loleng 1952
Tenyente Carlos Blanco Tenyente Carlos Blanco 1952
Amor Mio 1952
Dalaginding 1953
Kidlat...Ngayon! 1954
Welga 1956
Medalyong Perlas 1956
Sanga-Sangang Puso 1957
El Robo Rodrigo 1957
Kastilaloy 1958
Mahal Kita Walang Iba Lolo Manolo 1992
Ang Kuya Kong Siga 1993
Eskapo Don Eugenio Lopez Sr. 1995
Wanted Perfect Murder Mr. Payonggayong 1997
Pagdating ng Panahon Himself 1998
Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure Carmelo Rosales 2001
Annie B. (final film) 2004


Title Role Year .
Lovingly Yours, Helen 1988 [2]


Goyena died on March 9, 2011, aged 88, from a pulmonary embolism.


  1. Actor Armando Goyena dies at 88.
  2. Mendoza, Meg. "Sweet nothings", Manila Standard, Manila Standard News, Inc., October 21, 1988, p. 25. Retrieved on June 19, 2020. “ALSO in Lovingly Yours last Sunday, former showbiz heart-throb Armando Goyena made a very rare appearance on television with another guest star Cherie Gil.” 

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