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Eddie Garcia passes away at 90

  • After being in a coma for days, veteran actor Eddie Garcia has passed away Thursday
  • He tripped and fell while shooting a TV series for GMA Network last June 8 and had been in critical condition
  • He was officially diagnosed with a severe cervical fracture and was placed on “do-not-resuscitate” status last June 15

Multi-awarded actor-director Eduardo Verchez García, popularly known as Eddie “Manoy” Garcia, has died on Thursday (June 20), according to family friend and film director Bibeth Orteza and spokesperson Tony Rebosa.

He died at 4:55 p.m. of June 20, according to a medical bulletin issued by the Makati Medical Center.

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“We join the entire Filipino community in praying for the soul of Mr. Garcia and his dearly beloved family and friends,” the Makati Medical Center said in a statement.

On June 8, Garcia sustained a serious neck injury in an on-set accident of a GMA Network soap. The award-winning actor was first rushed to Mary Johnston Hospital before being transferred to Makati Medical Center.

Aside from being an award-winning actor, Garcia was known for professionalism and his love for the Philippine showbiz industry.


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