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Eduardo Verchez García (2 May 1929 – 20 June 2019), popularly known as Eddie Garcia or Manoy, was a Filipino movie actor and movie director. He appeared in over 600 movies and TV shows as of 2019.[1][2]

Eddie Garcia
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Garcia in 2019
Born
Eduardo Verchez García

(1929-05-02)2 May 1929
Juban, Sorsogon, Philippine Islands
Died20 June 2019(2019-06-20) (aged 90)
Makati, Philippines
NationalityFilipino
Other namesManoy
Occupation
Years active1948–2019

He is also the only person in the Philippines inducted into the FAMAS Hall of Fame in three categories: Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Director.[3]

On 8 June 2019, Garcia suffered a neck fracture after having a fall and was hospitalised in Manila.[4] He was soon moved to Makati, where he died on 20 June 2019. He was 90.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Tariman, Pablo A. (30 April 2011). "The ageless Eddie Garcia". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. Zulueta, Lito B. "EDDIE GARCIA: Actor, director, icon, Philippine cinema's one-man totem pole". Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (MPP). MPP. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  3. Mendoza, Abby (29 March 2013). "The longevity of Eddie Garcia". Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP). Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  4. "Eddie Garcia suffered neck fracture, not heart attack, says doctor". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  5. Salterio, Leah C. (June 20, 2019). "Eddie Garcia passes away at 90". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved June 20, 2019.

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