MANILA, Philippines - Veteran actor Armando Goyena passed away Wednesday afternoon (March 9). What do I remember about my last personal encounter with the Mr. He came from a generation where marriage was the only choice.
In a roomful of actors and movie scribes, Armando Goyena cut a dignified figure amidst the spirited debate on the pros and cons of live-in relationships.
In the late 1980s, Melendez was discovered by Regal Films with whom she signed a contract and became one of their 'Regal Babies'.
Unbelievably during his lifetime, he was a living example that marriage could be both fulfilling and, to a large extent, incredibly durable.
The actor spoke of a more than 50-year-old marriage, eight children (seven girls and a boy) and some 28 grandchildren.
Melendez ran for Councillor in the barangay elections in Quezon City in 2003 and won.
She was Councillor of the 2nd District of Quezon City for 4 years through 2008.
outside of my marriage.” In his movie, Pagdating ng Panahon, produced by Gribaldi International, Goyena played the patriarch who saw nothing good for his son (played by Eric Quizon) being involved in a live-in arrangement.
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There is also the possibility of the project to be shelved and pushed back for a later release date or totally be cancelled.
In 2011, Melendez returned to ABS-CBN for an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya and Reputasyon with Cristine Reyes and Rayver Cruz.
In 2013, she was part of the TV Series Apoy Sa Dagat costarring Angelica Panganiban, Piolo Pascual and Diether Ocampo.
“I cannot see myself having children outside of my marriage,” he had said once.
“I can assure you that there is no Armando Goyena Jr.