Kookooritchin couple: Ronald Remy, Lily Marquez
- Danny Dolor () - December 6, 2009 - 12:00am

He is Russian mestizo (Ronald Kookooritchin). She is American mestiza (Dinah Jean Rogers). The showbiz couple is more popularly known as Ronald Remy and Lily Marquez, active in movies and TV in the late ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s.

Ronald and Lily are also the early leaders of the born-again movement, to which some of the country’s top entertainment figures now belong. They have a daughter, billed Jackie Koo, who briefly joined showbiz.

While Lily concentrated on acting, Ronald also turned to producing and directing films, including two joint ventures with Universal Pictures, The Longest Hundred Miles and Escape to Mindanao.

Although not fluent in Pilipino, Ronald merited Best Supporting Actor nominations from the FAMAS. He was introduced in 1969 in Aawitan Kita, directed by Gerry de Leon and produced by Premiere Productions. — RKC

AAWITAN KITA BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR DINAH JEAN ROGERS JACKIE KOO LONGEST HUNDRED MILES AND ESCAPE PREMIERE PRODUCTIONS RONALD AND LILY RONALD KOOKOORITCHIN RONALD REMY AND LILY MARQUEZ UNIVERSAL PICTURES WHILE LILY
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