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1950s Filipino film icon Gloria Sevilla has died aged 90

NME — 19.4.2022

Filipino actress Gloria Sevilla, famous for her roles in classic Visayan movies like Pailub Lang and Badlis sa Kinabuhi in the 1950s and 1960s, has died aged 90.

Sevilla passed away in her sleep on Saturday (April 16) at her brother’s home in Oakland, California, her daughter, actress-director Suzette Ranillo told ABS-CBN News. She also delivered a statement on behalf of her family thanking Sevilla’s fans for the support shown to the “Queen of Visayan Cinema” throughout her critically acclaimed career.

Funeral arrangements for Sevilla will be held in the United States and in the Philippines.

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