‘Horror Queen’ Lilia Cuntapay passes away

/ 11:27 AM August 20, 2016

Actress Lilia Cuntapay, dubbed as the “Horror Queen” in the Philippine film industry, passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 81, radio DZMM reported.

Cuntapay, who suffered from a spinal cord ailment, died in her son’s home in Pinili, Ilocos Norte.


In a video that recently surfaced online, Cuntapay appealed for help from showbiz personalities to cope with her medical expenses.

READ: Horror Queen Lilia Cuntapay appeals for medical help


Cuntapay is best known for her spooky roles in local movies and television shows.

In 2011, she won the Best Actress Award for her lead role in Antoinette Jadaone’s “Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay” at the Cinema One Originals Film Festival. YG/CDG

READ: The ballad of Lilia Cuntapay

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