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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Nini Valera
THE ACTOR who shot to fame in the '80s for baring his body in sub-culture sex movies now makes a living "fixing" other people's bodies.
"I am now a practicing chiropractor," says Ricardo Sarzuello, who was known in the movies as "pene king" Mark Joseph, pene being short for penetration in the sexual act.
"I studied in the US at the University of the Art of Healing in California," Sarzuello relates. "I started the course in 1992. It was a two-year course, and I had two years of practicum also in the US. I knew the movies would not last."
Before he became pene king, Mark Joseph was a bit player and was introduced in Bukang Liwayway Productions' "Tolonges." He also appeared in bit roles in "Get My Son, Dead or Alive," which starred Rudy Fernandez, and "Kung Tawagin Siya'y Bathala," with Dante Varona in the lead role.
After languishing on the sidelines, he accepted an offer to appear in a bold movie.
"I used that as a stepping …