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Senators mourn ‘Manoy’s passing

By: - Reporter
/ 06:56 PM June 20, 2019

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.

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Sen. Sonny Angara chimed in, saying Garcia was “a fine gentleman and great actor.”

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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