Rodolfo Vera Quizon Jr., popularly known as Dolphy, was born on July 25, 1928 in Calle Padre Herrera (now P. Herrera St.) in Tondo, Manila. He is the eldest of ten (10) children. He is also known as Pidol and Golay in the Philippine show business, being a comedian-actor in the country.
The following are some interesting things about Dolphy:
1. Dolphy shined shoes, worked at a pants factory, hauled heavy loads at the pier, and drove a calesa. At one point, he even made money by sorting bottles. (spot.ph)
2. His father was Melencio Espinosa-Quizon, a ship mechanic, and his mother was Salud Vera Quizon. (imdb.com)