Robinhood Ferdinand Cariño Padilla better known by his stage name Robin Padilla is a Filipino film director, screenwriter, producer, martial artist and actor. Padilla is both a matinee idol and cultural icon; he is sometimes referred to as "James Dean" and dubbed as "Bad Boy" of the Philippine Cinema; as he portrayed 'protagonist gangster roles' in his films Anak ni Baby Ama, Grease Gun Gang, Bad Boy 1 & Bad Boy 2. Padilla is active in television series program. He played important roles in Asian Treasures, Joaquin Bordado, Totoy Bato, Guns and Roses, and Toda Max.
Both acting and the showbiz industry are not new to Padilla. He came from a brood of talent, performer, and political family. His father Roy Padilla, who was a film director, served as vice-governor of Camarines Norte in 1970s and assemblyman in 1980s; while his mother was an actress, and three of his siblings Rustom, Rommel and Royette are actors.