Ace Vergel, dubbed as the "The Original Bad Boy of Philippine Movies," was the son of Alicia Vergel and Cesar Ramirez, and the brother of Beverly Vergel. At age 4, Ace Vergel, known as Ace
Mga Pambato (1982) - Stars Rudy Fernandez, Ace Vergel, Jess Lapid,Jr. and Phillip Salvador
In 1989, Vergel won the Best Actor award at GAWAD URIAN for his role in the film Anak ni Cabron.
The actor had several brushes with the law linking him to illegal drugs; rape charges also lodged against him. His personal life had always been a mess which somehow stalled and hindered his progress as a fulfilled actor.
Vergel died before dawn Saturday, December 15, 2007 after suffering from a heart attack. He was 55. Another movie icon lost.