The Film and Television industry is mourning for the death of veteran actor Eddie Garcia. He passed away yesterday, June 20, at the age of 90.
The actor suffered a cervical fracture due to an accident while shooting a Television series which was supposed to be his comeback show under GMA Network. The project was halted and the incident is currently under investigation. No statement has been released yet if the project will resume or will be shelved.
Eddie Garcia has done 18 shows from GMA and 6 from ABS-CBN.
Eddie Garcia’s Regular TV Series on GMA
- Little Nanay
- The Half Sisters
- Aso ni San Roque
- Jillian: Namamasko Po
- Pilyang Kerubin
- Mars Ravelo’s Darna (2009 TV Series)
- Carlo J. Caparas’s Totoy Bato
- Carlo J. Caparas’s Joaquin Bordado
- Asian Treasures
- Mars Ravelo’s Darna (2005 TV Series)
- Narito ang Puso Ko
- Kung Mawawala Ka
Eddie Garcia’s Regular TV Series on ABS-CBN
- FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano
- Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon
- Little Champ
- Juan dela Cruz
Garcia’s best regarded works as a film actor and director include Beast of the Yellow Night (1971), The Woman Hunt (1972), Magdusa Ka (1986), Deathrow (2000), The Debut (2001), Abakada… Ina (2001), Bwakaw (2012), ML (2018), Hintayan ng Langit (2018), and his last movie appearance, Rainbow’s Sunset (2018).
GMA Network finally released an official statement yesterday.
GMA Network deeply mourns the passing of veteran actor Eduardo “Eddie” Verchez Garcia.
“Manoy,” as he is fondly called, will be greatly missed by his family, loved ones, co-workers, and fans.
An accomplished and respected actor and director, he was a movie icon and an industry pillar who has touched so many lives in the Philippine entertainment industry. He left behind a legacy of professionalism, dedication, and love for his craft.
The Kapuso Network joins his family and the whole entertainment industry in mourning his passing.GMA Network
As GMA sends their sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased, it is undeniable that the results from the investigation has not been officially stated. We will wait and post an update as soon as facts are available.