CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 1Sept2014 (BicolToday.com) — Actor Mark Gil of current TV telenovela, The Legal Wife” died on Monday, September 1, at eight in the morning, reports reached Bicol Today.com online news.
Mark’s family has maintained the actor’s condition a family matter and insisted on privacy.
The Eigenmann family is asking for privacy but will be issuing a statement regarding the actor’s death at 5 p.m. Monday.
Mark was the father of Andi Eigenmann, Gabby Eigenmann and Sid Lucer, and the brother of actors Michael de Mesa and Cherie Gil. He was former partner of veteran actress Jaclyn Jose and Bing Pimentel.
Gil’s last showbiz contract in television was the top-rating show “The Legal Wife,” where he played the role of Dante Ramos.
Before that, Gil was part of the cast of “Walang Hanggan.”
Most of the Gil’s movie and TV roles were typecasted as a mestizo villain or “kontrabida”, the “other guy” in love triangles, and also in dramatic roles. [BicolToday.com]