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WATCH: How Movies Saved Eddie Garcia's Life

And why it's okay to play the villain.
IMAGE Artu Nepomuceno
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Three-time Cinemalaya Best Actor, screen legend, and all-around great guy Eddie Garcia always wanted to become a soldier, but destiny got in the way—and that's a good thing. 

IMAGE: Artu Nepomuceno

IMAGE: Artu Nepomuceno
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Why? Because we wouldn't have all those iconic Eddie G roles, including his turn as the volatile Colonel dela Cruz in the scarefest ML. (Have you seen it yet?)

Below, learn why movies saved his life and playing the villain is no big deal from the man himself:

  

Click here for the full interview.  

In this story: Interview by Miguel Escobar • Styling by Clifford Olanday • Makeup by Joan Teotico using NARS Cosmetics • Hair by Bryan D. Resureccion • Sport coat by Hermès

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