Famous Taguigeños

by: Andrea Denise M. Salcedo
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Dante Tiñga

  • born on May 11, 1939
  • served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
  • served as a three-term congressman representing the Taguig-Pateros district
  • father of current Taguig City Mayor Sigfrido R. Tiñga
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Sigfrido R. Tiñga

  • born on April 16, 1965
  • present mayor of Taguig City
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Beethoven del Valle Bunagan AKA Michael V. or Bitoy

  • born on December 16, 1979
  • has won the Asian Television Awards for the Best Comedy Performance by an Actor for the years 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • a promising actor, comedian and writer
  • lived in Tenement, Western Bicutan, Taguig City
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Renato "Rene" Requiestas

  • born on January 22, 1957 and passed away on July 24, 1993 at the age of 36 due to tuberculosis and other complications brought about by heavy drinking and smoking
  • one of the top Filipino comedians of the late 1980s up to the early 1990s
  • lived in  Tenement, Western Bicutan, Taguig City
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Phylbert Angelie Ranollo Fagestrom AKA Bea Alonzo

  • born on October 17, 1987
  • promising actress and singer
  • from Ususan, Taguig City
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Precious Lara San Agustin Quigaman

  • born on January 3, 1983
  • model, host and former beauty queen who won the title Miss International 2005
  • born in Ususan, Taguig City