Celso Ad. Castillo was born on 12 September 1943 in Siniloan, Laguna, Philippines. He was a writer and director, known for Pagputi ng uwak... Pag-itim ng tagak (1978), Paradise Inn (1985) and Burlesk Queen (1977). He was previously married to Ophelia. He died on 26 November 2012 in Siniloan, Laguna, Philippines.