Richard Gomez Biography, Latest Update

Richard Gomez is a Filipino actor, model and politician. He is currently serving as mayor of Ormoc City in Leyte Province in the Eastern Visayas Region. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Eric Codilla of Lakas-CMD Party.

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Richard Gomez
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Personal Information
Complete Name –> Richard Frank Icasiano Gomez
Screen Name –> Richard Gomez
Other Names –> Goma
Birth Date –> April 7, 1966
Hometown –> Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines
Height –> 6’1″ (1.85 m)

Spouse –> Congresswoman Lucy Torres (Married 1998)
Children –> Juliana Marie Beatriz

College – University of the Philippines Open University
Course – Associate in Arts
Master – Business Administration (MBA), University of Perpetual Help System

Political Career
2016-Present – Mayor, Ormoc City
2013- Ran for Mayor of Ormoc but lost to Edward Codilla
2010 – Ran for Mayor of Ormoc but was disqualified for lack of residency
2007 – Lost in his bid for senator as an independent
2001 – Ran as a nominee of Mamamayan Ayaw sa Droga (MAD) but was disqualified for lack of marginal representation

Showbiz Career
Richard worked as a crew at McDonald’s before he became a commercial model. Later, he was convinced to try acting. He was introduced in the 1984 drama film Hindi Mo Ako Kayang Tapakan starring Charo Santos-Concio and Gina Alajar.

Notable Television Programs
2016 – Maalaala Mo Kaya: Traysikel
2007-2008 – MariMar
1998-2001 – Richard Loves Lucy
1998-2002, 2011–present – ASAP
1987-1998 – Palibhasa Lalake

Movie List
2018 – Three Words to Forever
2016 – Love Me Tomorrow
2015 – The Love Affair
2014 – She’s Dating A Gangster
2009 – Bente
2006 – Eternity
2003 – Walang Kapalit
2002 – Ikaw Lamang Hanggang Ngayon
1995 – Eskapo
1995 – Sa’yo Lamang
1994 – Wating
1993 – Saan Ka Man Naroroon
1992 – Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin
1991 – Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit
1987 – Paano Kung Wala Ka Na
1986 – Blusang Itim
1986 – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
1985 – Inday Bote
1985 – Naked Paradise
1984 – Hindi Mo Ako Kayang Tapakan

RELATED: List of City Mayors of the Philippines

See also: List of Famous Filipino Actors

See also: Famous People from Leyte Province

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