LOOK BACK: Eddie Garcia – beloved actor, acclaimed director

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LOOK BACK: Eddie Garcia – beloved actor, acclaimed director
Eddie Garcia leaves an indelible mark on the Philippine entertainment industry

MANILA, Philippines – Veteran Filipino actor Eddie Garcia passed away on Thursday, June 20. He was 90 years old.

A pillar of the Philippine entertainment industry, Eddie is hailed for almost 7 decades of persistence, hard work and versatility in acting and directing, boasting more than 400 films under his name.

With a career peppered with various FAMAS awards and special mentions, here’s a look back on Eddie Garcia’s legacy – his most memorable roles, as well as his best TV shows and films and their respective awards and nominations:

FILMS

ML (2018)

  • FAMAS Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
  • FAMAS Awards 2019 Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
  • Gawad Urian Awards 2019 Best Actor 
  • Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018 Best Actor

 

 

Rainbow’s Sunset (2018) 

  • MMFF 2018 Best Picture
  • Star Awards 2019 Best Actor nominee

 

 

 

Bwakaw (2012)

  • Golden Screen Awards 2013 Best Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Asian Film Awards 2013 Best Actor for Asian Film Award and Favorite Actor for People’s Choice Award
  • Golden Screen Award 2013 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama)
  • Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2012 Best Actor
  • Cinemlaya Independent Film Festival 2012 Best Actor
  • Film Academy of the Philippines Awards 2013 Best Actor nominee
  • Star Awards for Movies 2013 Best Actor nominee
  • Gawad Urian Awards 2013 Best Actor nominee

 

 

 

Praybeyt Benjamin (2011)

 

 

 

Fuschia (2009)

  • Golden Screen Awards 2009 Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Golden Screen Awards 2009 Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role (Musical or Comedy)

 

 

 

Abakada… Ina (2001)

  • FAMAS Awards 2002 Best Director

  • FAMAS Awards 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Film Academy of the Philippines Awards 2002 Best Director

 

 

Bakit May Kahapon Pa? (1996)

  • FAMAS Awards 1997 Best Actor
  • Gawad Urian Awards 1997 Best Actor nominee
  • Star Awards for Movies 1997 Actor of the Year nominee

Imortal (1989) 

  • FAMAS Awards 1988 Best Director
  • Metro Manila Film Festival 1989 Best Film

Saan Nagtatago ang Pag-Ibig? (1987)

  • Star Awards: 1988 Movie of the Year
  • FAMAS Awards 1988 Best Director

Magdusa ka! (1986)

  • FAMAS Awards 1987 Best Director

  • Film Academy of the Philippines 1987 Best Director

Sinasamba Kita (1982)

  • Film Academy of the Philippines Awards 1983 Best Story Adaptation

Atsay (1979)

  • Metro Manila Film Festival 1978 Best Film
  • Metro Manila Film Festival 1978 Best Director
  • FAMAS Awards 1979 Best Director nominee
  • Gawad Urian Awards 1979 Best Director nominee

Pinagbuklod ng Langit (1969)

  • FAMAS Awards 1970 Best Picture
  •  FAMAS Awards 1970 Best Director

Siete Infantes de Lara (1950) 


TV SHOWS

Ang Probinsyano (2016)

Honesto (2013-2014)

Darna (2005, 2009-2010)

Magpakailanman (2005)

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