Johnny Monteiro, dubbed as Douglas Fairbanks of the
Using the initial screen name of Juan Monteiro, he appeared in Manuel Conde’s epic movies--- Siete Infantes de Lara (1950), Genghis Khan (1950) and Sigfredo (1951). He reached full stardom in 1954 with his first starring role in the movie Paladin opposite Edna Luna. This was followed by Guerrero, Eskrimador and Simaron, all released in 1955. He was the favorite leading man of then 50s Action Queen of Philippine Movies, Celia Fuentes, starring in such movies as Simaron (1955), Babaeng Mandarambong (1956), Princesa ng Kagubatan (1956), Don Cobarde (1957), among others. He was also best remembered in several sword duels with another popular actor and fencer Efren Reyes.