Actor Roldan Aquino dies at 65

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Roldan Aquino, who recently appeared in films 'Asiong Salonga,' and 'El Presidente,' dies at age 65

ROLDAN AQUINO. The actor is said to have suffered a stroke in January. Screengrab from PBO/Roldan Aquino Facebook

MANILA, Philippines – Character actor Roldan Aquino died at the age of 65, his daughter Patricia Aquino announced through a Facebook post on Monday, March 10.

Patricia posted a photo of her father with the caption, “goodbye papa tapos na ang paghihirap mo, makakasama mo na si God mahal na mahal kita.” (Goodbye, Papa. Your suffering has ended, you can be with God now. I love you very much.)

 


Patricia also posted a photo of her and her father, captioned with a message for him.

 


A follow-up post announced the location of the actor’s wake in Oro, Antipolo.

In an interview with Startalk in February, Patricia and the actor’s other children revealed that their father suffered a stroke and was hospitalized in January, due to clogging in his brain. The actor went through an operation in January 20, but did not fully recover and remained unable to speak.

According to the report, Roldan Aquino spent roughly 4 decades in the industry. His latest projects include Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles, El Presidente, and Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story– Rappler.com