Vic Diaz

Vic Díaz (born 1932 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino former character actor who mostly portrayed villains. He is also the father of Teddy Diaz, the founding guitarist of the Filipino Rock band The Dawn.

Vic Diaz

Diaz first part in front of the camera was an uncredited role as a Japanese General in American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) directed by Fritz Lang.

He appeared in The Big Bird Cage, Black Mama White Mama and played Satan in Eddie Romero's Beast of the Yellow Night. He appeared in a number of other Filipino horror films in the 70s such as Blood Thirst, Beyond Atlantis, Daughters of Satan and Night of the Cobra Woman. Quentin Tarantino, a fan of seventies exploitation cinema, referred to Vic as "The Filipino Peter Lorre."



  • Vic Diaz on IMDb
  • Short Film Montage covering 50 years of Vic Diaz:

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