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Brod Pete retires from showbiz after 43 years: ‘Laos na po ako’

/ 06:50 PM August 04, 2022
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Brod Pete. Image: Facebook/Herman Salvador

Comedian Herman Salvador, popularly known as Brod Pete, announced that he has retired from show business which he had been part of for 43 years.

Salvador spoke about his retirement as well as the new venture he is taking, through his Facebook page yesterday, Aug. 3. He also talked about losing his bid for a councilor post in Marikina, adding that politics is funnier than comedy.

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“Yes, laos na po ako after [43 years sa showbiz] as a writer and comedian. I’m now retired. Nakakasawa din (Yes, I am already obsolete after 43 years in showbiz as a writer and comedian. I am now retired. It also gets tiring),” he said.

“But I am launching my singing career [for your information] — to pursue my true love — music!” he quipped.

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Salvador then sent invites for the comedy writing workshop he is currently conducting, which is based on his decades of experience in the field.

“Just wanna share what [I have learned about comedy] writing all those [years since the 1980s and] get some bread to break,” he stated.

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Image: Facebook/Herman Salvador

Salvador starred in numerous TV shows, the most beloved of which was the long-running “John en Marsha” (1973 to 1990) starring the late Nida Blanca and King of Comedy Dolphy. Salvador played the hopeless suitor of Dolphy and Blanca’s daughter in the show, veteran actress Maricel Soriano.

Later on, Salvador also starred in the spinoff “John En Shirley” (2006), “Lastikman” (2007) and the 2003 film “Mr. Suave.” He served as a writer for the 1990s hit comedy sitcom “Home Along da Riles,” also led by Dolphy. JB

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