Veteran Actor Eddie Garcia passed away two weeks after he went in an unconscious state because of an incident that happened during a taping for his upcoming television show.
According to Makati Medical Center bulletin, the 90-year-old actor passed around 4:55 P.M on Thursday.
The news was also confirmed by family friend Bibeth Orteza and spokesperson Tony Rebosa.
“We join the entire Filipino community in praying for the soul of Mr. Garcia and his dearly beloved family and friends. We extend our deepest condolences to the Garcia family.” the statement reads.
Yesterday, Garcia received the “best actor” title which is considered as the last award of his career for his role in the movie “ML”.
The veteran actor last appeared on television when he joined the cast of “Ang Probinsiyano” as an antagonist.
Garcia’s condition started to worsen on June 19 after the doctors found that the actor showed only little signs of brain activity while he’s remained dependent on a ventilator.
Garcia entered showbusiness in 1949 and since then, he never stopped making movies.
He’s known for being a versatile actor.
He has appeared in approximately 600 movies and TV Shows.