Senators mourn ‘Manoy’s passing
MANILA, Philippines—Several senators joined fans relatives and friends in mourning the death of veteran actor Eddie Garcia.
In a tweet, outgoing Sen. JV Ejercito, who belongs to a family of showbiz personalities, said Garcia was already an “institution” in the Philippine movie industry.
Sad to hear of the passing of Tito Eddie Garcia.
An institution in the Philippine Film Industry.FEATURED STORIESENTERTAINMENT
A fine gentleman.
One of the nicest persons in showbusiness I have met.#RIPEddieGarcia
— JV Ejercito (@jvejercito) June 20, 2019
Sen. Sonny Angara chimed in, saying Garcia was “a fine gentleman and great actor.”
RIP Eddie Garcia. A fine gentleman and great actor 🙏🏽 https://t.co/sa2zoc8Zpn
— Sonny Angara (@sonnyangara) June 20, 2019ADVERTISEMENT
Garcia passed away on Thursday afternoon at the Makati Medical Center. He was 90.
The veteran actor was confined at the hospital after suffering a neck injury after tripping and falling down while shooting for a GMA Network television series. (Editor: Tony Bergonia)
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