- Hollywood actor Willem Dafoe revealed that he was in the Philippines during the EDSA Revolution
- He shared that it was a revolution “without violence” for the most part
- Dafoe was in Manila for a film shooting that was later on canceled due to the revolution
In an interview with the Vanity Fair, Hollywood actor Willem Dafoe has shared details about his career throughout the years.
KAMI learned that Dafoe was in the Philippines for his film “Platoon.”
The actor explained that he was in Manila when the historic EDSA People Power Revolution happened in 1986.
“I arrived in the Philippines and my plane was the last plane in because there was a revolution. ‘Sit tight, the movie’s canceled, we’ll get you out when we can,’” Dafoe said.
“So for about three or four days, me and a couple of other people that were there ahead of time were out on the streets with the people and it was an incredible feeling because it was a revolution that happened for the most part without violence,” he added.
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The People Power Revolution or EDSA Revolution happened from February 22 to 25, 1986. It was a massive movement to revolt against the Marcos regime and alleged electoral fraud.
Willem Dafoe is a Hollywood actor who was born on July 22, 1955. He was known as Norman Osborn or Green Goblin in the Spider-Man trilogy.
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