Lou Salvador Jr., known as The James Dean of the
He is survived by his second wife Carol and his children (including twins) with his ex-wife Guinevieve Poe, younger sister of FPJ. Nicknamed Jojo, Lou Jr. was one of the estimated 40 children of the original master showman Lou Salvador Sr. a.k.a. Van Ludor. Jojo was the eldest among three siblings by the same mother: Ding and Rosauro (Ross Rival, father of Maja Salvado), both deceased, and former actress Chona Sandoval (Consuelo Salvador). Jojo was the original Bad Boy (title of one of his starrers) of Philippine movies. He was among the contract stars of LVN Pictures which built him up as The James Dean of
I talked to Jojo last week on the phone and he told me he was dying,’ said Ramon Salvador, brother of Phillip Salvador. He said that his kidney had collapsed. My parting words to him were, “We will pray for you.”
Jojo was diagnosed to have lung cancer last year. His remains have been cremated.
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