The Philippine showbiz industry mourns the passing of a multi-talented veteran actor, Roy Alvarez. According to sources, he died on Tuesday due to a cardiac arrest.
Nieves Campa-Alvarez confirmed the passing of the actor to the local journalists. Among the first to share the news on social media were stars Gina Alajar and Maricar de Mesa. They tweeted and expressed their condolences to the family of Alvarez.
Just received a really sad sad news. RIP Tito Roy Alvarez aka Don Manolo Quintana. @villaquintana7
— Maricar de mesa (@msMaricarDemesa) February 11, 2014
With sadness and grief, my heartfelt sympathies to the family of Mr Roy Alvarez, a good actor, a friend and a great person. I will miss you.
— Gina Alajar (@ginalajar28) February 11, 2014
Roy’s career in the Philippine entertainment industry spans over 40 years. He starred in several TV series, became a director, a script writer and even a theater actor. A post from Pep.ph noted some of his lastest projects including My Husband’s Lover, where he played as the father of Kempee de Leon. He was also seen on Amaya, Unforgettable, Alice Bungisngis and Her Wonder Walis, at Pahiram Ng Sandali.
As of press time, fans of Roy Alvarez has to wait for the announcement as to when and where is the wake of the actor.