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Bernard Bonnin

Actor from Philippines

Bernard Bonnin (September 8, 1939 – November 21, 2009) was a Filipino actor. He was born on September 8, 1939 to parents Juan S. Bonnin a pure Spaniard from Palma de Mallorca and his mother Lina Zayco a native of Negros in Himamaylan, Negros Occidental. He moved to Manila at the age of 14 to complete his high school in San Beda. He rose to fame with the 1965 movie, Palos. In 2008, ABS-CBN remade Palos into a TV series starring Jake Cuenca, with Bonnin in a supporting role. Bonnin appeared in over 100 films, including Gagamba, Ako ang Lalagot sa Hininga Mo, Code Name: Bomba, Target: Captain Karate. His first film was Ay Pepita. In This Action Movie Villain Role of Ako ang Tatapos sa Araw mo (1989), Ibabaon Kita sa Lupa (1990), Dudurugin Kita ng Bala ko (1992), Nandito Ako (1993), and Duwelo (1996). He has a son with former love team Lourdes Medel - Gabriel Bernard Bonnin Llora, and three more with non-showbiz wife Digna Bonnin (Melvin Bonnin, Maria Antonia(Tonette) Bonnin and France Bonnin). He was father of actor Richard Bonnin and actress and former beauty queen Charlene Gonzales. He died at the age of 70 on November 21, 2009 at the Philippine Heart Center in Quezon City following  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1939-09-08
Place of birth
Himamaylan City
Nationality
Philippines
Parents
Lina Zayco, Juan S. Bonnin
Spouse(s)
Elvira Gonzales Digna Bonnin
Children
Melvin Bonnin France Bonnin Gabriel Bernard Bonnin Llora Richard Bonnin J.C. Bonnin Charlene Gonzales
Profession
Actor

Death

Date of death
2009-11-21
Place of death
Quezon

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