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 programs. He has played important roles in Asian Treasures, Joaquin Bordado, Totoy Bato, Guns and Roses, and Toda Max.
Both the acting and showbiz industry industry are not new to Padilla. He came from a brood of talented performers and a political family. His father Casimiro Padilla Sr., 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. And His Half brother Casimiro Roy Padilla Jr. is a union leader and politician, a congressman and three terms governor of camarines Norte was succeeded of his father Casimiro Padilla Sr.