MANILA, Philippines — Looking back at her long, prolific career on film, television, and stage, one would find that Cherie Gil showed a talent that was far more diverse and complex than the villain roles that had become associated with her screen persona.
Gil died on Friday in New York City at the age of 59. Members of her family and her associates in show business confirmed her passing on social media, without providing other details.
The multi-awarded actress, however, recently posted on Facebook about her confinement at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, where she reportedly received treatment for uterine cancer.
An earlier post in February, which had …
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