Famous People from Quezon Province by City and Town

This is a list of the famous people from the province of Quezon in Region IV-A also known as Southern Tagalog Region or CaLaBaRZon. They are arranged by city and town.

Lucena City
Roderick A. Alcala – Mayor
Philip M. Castillo – Vice Mayor
Proceso Alcala – Former Secretary, Department of Agriculture
Vicente J. Alcala – Congressman
Justin Alva – The Voice Kids Season 3 Finalist, Actor
Ronald B. Allarey – Former Ambassador to India
Alfred Beruzil – Actor, PBB Alumnus
Dionardo Carlos – Chief, Philippine National Police
Eian Rances – Actor and Model
Jessie Dellosa – Former AFP Chief of Staff
Paul Maawa – Winner of Mister Q & A 2019, a segment of ABS-CBN It’s Showtime
Mau Marcelo – Singer
Jenny Miller – Actress
Neil Ryan Sese – Actor
Barbara “Ruby” C. Talaga – Former Mayor
Ramon Y. Talaga, Jr. – Former Mayor

Tayabas City
Ernida A. Reynoso – Mayor
Manuel Victorio D. Maraig – Vice Mayor
Alfredo Maria Obviar – First Bishop of Lucena
Belen Palad – Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan Awardee 2013 Agriculture
Christian Bables – Actor
Heidi Lloce Mendoza – Former Commissioner of the Commission on Audit
Hermana Fausta Labrador – Founder of the Sacred Heart College in Lucena
Isidro Cabuyao Sia – 1992 TOYM awardee for Pharmacology
Romeo Vasquez – Actor
Victor Emmanuel Carmelo “Vim” D. Nadera, Jr – 2003 TOYM awardee for Literature

Agdangan
Rhadani P. Aguilar – Mayor
Arnold M. Par – Vice Mayor

Alabat
Fernando L. Mesa – Mayor
Raul U. Declaro – Vice Mayor
Kat Galang – Actress

Atimonan
Rustico Joven Mendoza – Mayor
Zenaida D. Veranga – Vice Mayor
Ameera Almamari – Miss Philippines Earth 2021 Contestant
Cris Nievarez – Olympian Rower
Maricollin Ramirez – Miss World Phiippines 2021 Contestant

Buenavista
Maria Remedios U. Rivera – Mayor
Alvin Ray U. Rivera – Vice Mayor
Alexander Rivera – Former Mayor

Burdeos
Freddie C. Aman – Mayor
Gina P. Gonzales – Vice Mayor

Calauag
Rosalina O. Visorde – Mayor
Leah M. Dela Cruz – Vice Mayor
Luisito S. Visorde – Mayor
Aiza Seguerra – Actress, Singer, and Former Chairperson of the National Youth Commission
Manoling Morato – Former Chairman of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
Tomas Morato – Former Mayor, Quezon City
Zanjoe Marudo – Actor

Candelaria
Macario D. Boongaling – Mayor
George D. Suayan – Vice Mayor
Raimund Marasigan – musician and record producer

Catanauan
Ramon Orfanel – Mayor
Leonardo D. Abella – Vice Mayor
Almira A. Orfanel – Former Mayor
Vivien Fabella – Miss Philippines Earth 2021 Contestant

Dolores
Orlan A. Calayag – Mayor
Danilo A. Amat – Vice Mayor
Mario M. Milan, Jr. – Former Mayor

Gen. Luna
Matt Erwin V. Florido – Mayor
Jovito P. Red – Vice Mayor
Jose Stevenson M. Sangalang – Former Mayor

Gen. Nakar
Eliseo R. Ruzol – Mayor
Leovegildo R. Ruzol – Vice Mayor, Former Mayor

Guinayangan
Cesar J. Isaac III – Mayor
Norman D. Dublois – Vice Mayor
Mariano Roldan, Sr. – Former Mayor (for 35 years)
Alice Dixson – Actress

Gumaca
Webster D. Letargo – Mayor
Erwin P. Caralian – Vice Mayor, Former Mayor
Lorenzo Tañada – Former Senator
Erin Tañada – Former Congressman
Wigberto Tañada – Former Senator

Infanta
Filipina Grace R. America – Mayor
Lord Arnel L. Ruanto – Vice Mayor
Anna Capri – Actress
Edgar Mortiz – Actor

Jomalig
Rodel T. Espiritu – Mayor
Dahlia Manalo – Vice Mayor

Lopez
Rachel A. Ubana – Mayor
Maria Adeline A. Lee – Vice Mayor
Emilio Marquez – Catholic Bishop

Lucban
Celso Olivier T. Dator – Mayor
Moises “BonBon” B. Villaseñor – Vice Mayor
Angel N. Lagdameo – Former Archbishop of Jaro
Antonio Empleo – Painter
Leo Oracion – Famous Mountaineer
Pauline Mendoza – Actress
Tommy Abuel – Actor

Macalelon
Nelson R. Traje – Mayor
Artemio A. Mamburao – Vice Mayor

Mauban
Marita Llamas – Mayor
Marivel M. Trinidad – Vice Mayor
Fernando Q. Llamas – Former Mayor
Hjayceelyn M. Quintana – Ambassador/Diplomat

Mulanay
Jay Tito Q. Ojeda II – Mayor
Elizabeth E. Acar – Vice Mayor
Joselito A. Ojeda – Former Mayor

Padre Burgos
Ruben B. Uy Diokno – Mayor
Edonna D. Amith – Vice Mayor
Roger A. Panganiban – Former Mayor

Pagbilao
Shierre Ann P. Palicpic – Mayor
Joseph C. Garcia – Vice Mayor

Panukulan
Alfred Rigor S. Mitra – Mayor
Rebecca L. Salgo – Vice Mayor
Amado P. Penamora – Former Mayor

Patnanungan
Roderick N. Larita – Mayor
Alvaro B. Demin – Vice Mayor

Perez
Pepito C. Reyes – Mayor
Ryan A. Panol – Vice Mayor

Pitogo
Paulino S. Sayat – Mayor
Dexter L. Sayat – Vice Mayor

Plaridel
Bernardo V. Tumagay – Mayor
Jose D. Saavedra – Vice Mayor

Polillo
Cristina E. Bosque – Mayor
Rufino Rene Q. Marquita – Vice Mayor
Rafael Nantes – Former Governor
Samuel Nantes – Vice Governor

Go here to see the profile and history of Polillo Municipality.

Quezon
Maria Caridad P. Clacio – Mayor
Leo L. Oliveros – Vice Mayor
Jose Oliveros – Catholic Bishop

Real
Diana Abigail Diestro-Aquino – Mayor
Joel Amando A. Diestro – Vice Mayor

Sampaloc
Noel Angelo T. Devanadera – Mayor
Kenneth Nantes – Vice Mayor
Agnes Devanadera – Former Secretary, Department of Justice

San Andres
Giovanne T. Lim – Mayor
Sergio F. Emprese – Vice Mayor

San Antonio
Erick M. Wagan – Mayor
Jay S. Vesliño – Vice Mayor

San Francisco
Elvira Alega – Mayor
Ma. Kresna E. Fernandez – Vice Mayor
Joselito Alega – Former Mayor

San Narciso
Florabelle Uy Yap – Mayor
Elena R. Babao – Vice Mayor

Sariaya
Marcelo P. Gayeta – Mayor
Alexander A. Tolentino – Vice Mayor
Lily Monteverde – Movie Producer, Owner, Regal Films
Kris Psyche Resus – Miss Philippine Earth 2010

Tagkawayan
Luis Oscar T. Eleazar – Mayor
Danilo L. Liwanag – Vice Mayor
Jose Jonas A. Frondoso – Former Mayor
Guillermo Eleazar – Chief, Philippine National Police

Tiaong
Ramon A. Preza – Mayor
William A. Razon – Vice Mayor
Mark Escuesta – Musician, Founding member of Rivermaya
Claro Recto – Former Senator

Unisan
Ferdinand P. Adulta – Mayor
Sebastian Puache – Vice Mayor
David “Jayjay” Suarez – Congressman
Nonato E. Puache – Former Mayor

RELATED: Quezon Province History, Geography, Economy

See also: List of Philippine Provinces and Capital by Region

Famous People from Quezon Province
Quezon Province Welcome Arch

One comment

  1. Please include the following under Quezon Province:

    Lucena City:

    Ronald B. Allarey, Ambassador, Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan Awardee 2003, (Foreign Service)

    Mauban:

    Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, Ambassador, Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan Awardee 2018 (Government Service)

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