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‘You are irreplaceable’: Cheri Gill remembered as she died at 59

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Veteran actress Cheri Gill is shown in this September 2019 photo. (Cherry Gill / Facebook)

Tribute paid to award winning actress Cherry Gilo His death was confirmed on Friday by colleagues and a family member.

Cheri, known as “La Primera Contravida” of the Philippines for her iconic villainous roles in films and television series, has died at the age of 59 after battling cancer.

his manager Annabelle Ram Said Cheri died around 5 p.m. (Manila time) in New York City. Cheri moved to the Big Apple in February of this year.

Cheri’s nephew, actor Sid Lucero, The latter confirmed the news of his aunt’s passing as he posted a tribute to the veteran actress on an Instagram post.

“I love you 😉 big hug :),” wrote the actor.

Several showbiz celebrities also took to social media to remember Cheri.

the director Joy Reyes Said Cherry is “irreplaceable.”

“Relax now, dear Evangeline Rose,” Joy wrote. Cheri’s full name is Evangeline Rose Gil Eisenman,

“You will always be our trinity Ojeda, immortal in ‘Oro, Plata, Mata’.

Have a safe journey home in the arms of our father.

You were launched in the very first film I wrote.

You starred in the film that I will always be remembered for.

You are irreplaceable in the hearts and minds of many of us,” he said.

Regal Entertainment Inc. Cherry for his contribution to the film industry.

Some sent online love messages dedicated to the late actress.

Rocco Nacino wrote in the comments section of Sid’s post, “We love you miss Cheri ️.”

“I love you Cheri. I wish I could hug you now,” artist bart guingona Told.

Many consider Cheri’s passing as another heartbreak for Philippine showbusiness.

“Ms. Cheri Gill. So heartbreaking. I am so honored to be able to work with a legend. Rest in power.” gabby garcia Said too.

Meanwhile, others remembered Cheri’s iconic scenes”Biting Wallang Ningning” where she portrayed the villainous Lavinia Argueles. She popularized the line “You’re nothing, but a second rate trying hard copycat”, which launched memes and parody videos.

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Some even remembered Cheri’s moment with another veteran actress Meryl Streep At the Berlin Film Festival in 2016. During which, Cheri reportedly “ate” the Hollywood star and took selfies together.

In addition to “Bituing Walang Nying,” Cheri is also known for starring in films such as “Oro Plata Mata,” “Tia Madre,” “Citizen Jake,” “Sonata,” and “Ekstra,” among others.

Cheri last made headlines in February when she debuted her shaved hair for a magazine cover and announced that she had moved to New York to start a new life.

In her recent Facebook post, Cheri has been updating her fans about her hospital stay.

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