Antonio Morales ‘Junior’ Dead: Filipino Singer and Actor Was 70

April 16, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Antonio Morales, known to the world as “Junior,” died at age 70 in Spain this week.

He was found at his home by his gardener, who forced open the bedroom door, which was locked.

Morales was born on September 10, 1943 in Manila, Philippines.

Junior and his family emigrated to Barcelona when he was 15, later settling in Madrid.

Junior became well-known as part of the group Jump, a Spanish electric guitar group, and later transitioned to Los Brincos.

He also starred in Filipino movies including Good Morning Sunshine, and released three albums in Tagalog for the Philippines.

He’s survived by his daughter, actress Carmen Morales, and his nieces, who are actresses Gretchen Barretto, Claudine Barretto, and Marjorie Barretto.

His wife Rocio Durcal passed away in 2006.

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