Boboy Garrovillo

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Jose Teves Garrovillo Jr. (born October 10, 1951[1]), better known as Boboy Garrovillo, is a Filipino actor and musician. He is known as one of the members of the popular musical trio APO Hiking Society along with Danny Javier and Jim Paredes.[2] He is also regarded as one of the pillars and icons of Original Pilipino Music (OPM).

Boboy Garrovillo
Birth nameJose Teves Garrovillo Jr.
Born (1951-10-10) October 10, 1951 (age 72)
Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte
Occupation(s)Singer, actor, television host, composer
Years active1969–present

Personal life


Garrovillo was born in Dipolog, Zamboanga del Norte[1] to Jose Garrovillo Sr. and Paulita Teves, sister of Senator Lorenzo Teves and aunt of the former Secretary of Finance, Margarito Teves. He is married to Elizabeth "Bong" Agcaoili and they have two sons, Alfonso and Antonio.[3] Just like his fellow APO bandmates, he went to study at Ateneo de Manila high school. In college, he took an economics course at the Ateneo de Manila University.[1]






Year Title Role Production
1979 Kung Mangarap Ka At Magising LVN Pictures
1980 Kakabakaba Ka Ba? Onota
1981 Blue Jeans College Student Regal Entertainment
2011 Shake, Rattle and Roll 13 Bikbok
2012 Just One Summer Berting Salazar GMA Pictures
APT Entertainment
This Guy's In Love With You Mare Gemma's Dad Star Cinema
VIVA Films
2013 Four Sisters and a Wedding Honey Bayag Star Cinema
2014 Maybe This Time Butch Asuncion Star Cinema
Viva Films
2018 Miss Granny Bert Viva Films
2024 My Sassy Girl Viva Films


  1. ^ a b c "Online Chat with Jim Paredes and Boboy Garrovillo". Archived from the original on October 6, 2022. Retrieved October 6, 2022.
  2. ^ Martinez-Belen Crispina (July 29, 2009). "Buboy Garovillo – the third of the famous APO Hiking Society". Manila Bulletin. Archived from the original on August 2, 2009.
    - Manhit, Ann. "Jim Paredes and Boboy Garovillo react to the APO musical". Philippines Ultimate Showbiz Hub. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
    - Alex Vergara (June 28, 2018). "Eto Na! Musical based on APO Hiking Society's songs to hit local stage". People Asia. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
    - Alex Vergara (August 15, 2018). "Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!: the more things change, the more they stay the same". People Asia. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
    - Carvajal, Dolly Anne (February 9, 2019). "The biggest risk Jim, Danny and Boboy took for the things they believed in". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
    - "By 'APO'-pular demand". Manila Bulletin Entertainment. Archived from the original on April 2, 2019. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
    - Almo, Nerisa (September 5, 2012). "Buboy Garovillo grateful for getting acting jobs after split of APO Hiking Society". PEP. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  3. ^ Lo, Ricky (September 22, 2009). "Why the APO lasted this long". The Philippine Star. Retrieved October 6, 2022.