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Google Philippines celebrates Dolphy’s 92nd birthday with Doodle

Google Philippines Doodle for Dolphy

Today, Google Philippines celebrates the 92nd birthday of the comedian, actor, producer, and philanthropist Rodolfo ‘Dolphy’ Quizon with a doodle. This illustrates the country’s King of Comedy whose charm and humor warmed hearts and made him a household name among millions of Filipinos. Born on this day in 1928 in Manila, Dolphy’s interest in the performing arts began in his childhood when he was selling peanuts and watermelon seeds at movie theaters. Able to watch movies for free, the young Dolphy started dreaming of becoming an actor and landed his first small film role at age 19. This was followed by years of hard work and success in film and radio before he made his big television debut with the 1960s series “Buhay Artista” (“Actor’s Life”). Dolphy cemented his legacy in the industry with one of his most iconic roles in the family sitcom “John en Marsha” (“John and Marsha”). ...

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Download Dolphy Clean Up Game on iTunes

Dolphy Clean Up Screen Shots - opening page

You can now download the Dolphy Clean Up game on iTunes. I learned about the game featuring the Philippines’ one and only Comedy King during an intimate get together a few weeks ago. At that time, the game app is not yet available for download. But we did get to try the demo and enjoyed it. Created by iGen Technologies, Dolphy Clean Up is a fun and educational game that highlights environment protection. Throughout the game, the main character is tasked to dispose trash properly, vanish the irresponsible trash thrower, protect the animals and gain points by hitting the coins. There are trivia throughout the games that I find not only interesting, but informative too. Playing Dolphy Clean Up is pretty straight forward even for kids. We had a chance to talk with Dolphy’s sons – Eric and Ep Quizon – who were present during the event. I was curious ...

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