Veteran actor Spanky Manikan dies after battle with lung cancer

MANILA – Veteran actor Spanky Manikan has handed away. He was 75.

In a textual content message to her supervisor Ed Instrella, Manikan’s spouse Susan Africa stated her husband “peacefully joined his Creator at 11:41 at the moment.”

“Please pray for his everlasting peace and happiness. Thanks for all the pieces,” Africa added.

Manikan had stage 4 lung most cancers and was out and in of the hospital for numerous issues final 12 months.

In August, a number of pals of the veteran actor organized the “Sunday for Spanky” fund-raising marketing campaign to assist him together with his medical bills after his sickness drained their household financial savings.

Manikan is greatest identified for his roles within the movies “Maynila sa Kuko Ng Liwanag,” “Bona,” “Damaged Marriage,” and “Himala,” for which he was named greatest supporting actor on the 1981 Metro Manila Movie Pageant.


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