Famous Actress Cherie Gil has died at the age of 59. Her talent manager Annabelle Rama confirmed it on social media on Friday, Aug.
Roma gave a statement On Facebook, where she wrote: “CHERIE GIL JUST PASSED AWAY AT 5PM TODAY PLEASE PRAY FOR HER.”
Her nephew, actor Sid Lucero, also confirmed her passing to tech stories News, saying Gil had been ill “for some time,” without giving further details.
“Let’s also stand by for the details and plans from her immediate family,” he added.
Born Evangeline Rose Gil Eigenmann, the acclaimed actress was considered showbiz royalty, forming part of the celebrity Eigenmann clan.
The little girl of artist entertainers Eddie Mesa and Rosemaarie Gil, she was among the second-age Gil entertainers, alongside her kin Michael de Mesa and the late Mark Gil.
She was auntie to the Eigenmann entertainers, including Ryan, Geoff, Andi, Gabby, and Max.
Cherie Gil Cause Of Death
The statement did not give the cause of death. A cause of death is not yet known and will be determined by the medical examiner. Police investigate her death cause.
Gil’s two kids with her previous spouse, musician Rony Rogoff — Bianca and Raphael — didn’t seek after an acting profession in the Philippines.
She has another child, Jay, from her past relationship with entertainer Leo Martinez.
Named the quintessential “kontrabida” in nearby TV and film, Gil is best associated with her villainess jobs, incorporating the notorious Lavinia in the 1985 film “Bituing Walang Ningning,” and the snake-haired Valentine, girl of Valentina, in the 1994 emphasis of “Darna.”
In February, Gil amazed her devotees with her declaration of moving to New York. At that point, Gil postured for a pictorial with her head totally shaven, as an image of her “resurrection.”