Eddie Garcia - updates

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DOLE orders GMA, other parties to pay P890,000 over Eddie Garcia on-set accident

Dec 23, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Garcia died in June after suffering an injury while filming the GMA teleserye 'Rosang Agimat'

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor receives an award at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in 2018. File photo by Rob Reyes

Eddie Garcia's partner Lilibeth Romero: GMA-7 should have made working environment safe

Sep 23, 2019 - 10:49 PM

'I, together with the members of the Garcia family, will fight until the end to get the rights and the protection of his colleagues in place,' Romero says during a Senate hearing on occupational safety and health standards

The military honor for veteran actor Eddie Garcia during his wake at the Heritage Park in Taguig on June 23, 2019. Garcia served with the Philippine army in Japan during the second world war. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

GMA-7 contests DOLE findings on Eddie Garcia case

Sep 17, 2019 - 1:03 PM

DOLE earlier said that the network committed 3 violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Law in the on-set accident involving the veteran actor

EDDIE GARCIA. The veteran actor, seen here accepting an award in 2018, died in June after sustaining a cervical spine injury in an on-set accident. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

DOLE says GMA-7 committed work safety violations in Eddie Garcia accident

Sep 07, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The veteran actor died in June, nearly two weeks after sustaining a cervical spine injury on the set of a GMA-7 teleserye

EDDIE GARCIA. The veteran actor receives the Special Jury Prize at the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival. The actor died in June 2019, following an injury sustained on set. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Mikee Romero to file 'Eddie Garcia Law' on safe workspaces for actors

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The 1-Pacman representative is set to file the bill in July in honor of his late stepfather

SAFETY OF ACTORS. 1-Pacman Representative Mikee Romero wants safer workspaces for actors like his late father, Eddie Garcia. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Bravo': Family, friends celebrate Eddie Garcia’s curtain call

Jun 24, 2019 - 11:02 AM

Family and friends remember a man whose legacy is only as big as is heart

GOODBYE, MANOY. Family and friends gather to remember the life of Eddie Garcia. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Lilibeth Romero remembers Eddie Garcia: 'I thought he was immortal'

Jun 24, 2019 - 9:45 AM

'He was, really, my Superman,' says Lilibeth Romero, Eddie Garcia's partner for more than 3 decades

FOR EDDIE. Lilibeth Romero receives the Philippine flag after the Philippine Army confers full military honors for her long-time partner Eddie Garcia. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Eddie Garcia sent off with standing ovation at cremation

Jun 22, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Bibeth Orteza recalls Garcia's cremation, and shares her fond memories of the late actor

PAALAM, MANOY. The urn holding Eddie Garcia's is being displayed at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig, where friends and fans can pay their last respects to the esteemed actor. Rappler screenshot

At Eddie Garcia’s wake, Rez Cortez calls for better working conditions for film workers

Jun 22, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Cortez attends the first day of Garcia's wake in Taguig

REZ CORTEZ. The actor arrives at Eddie Garcia's wake at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Family, friends, and fans remember Eddie Garcia on first day of wake

Jun 21, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Coco Martin, Gloria Romero, and Tony Mabesa are among those who paid their last respects to the iconic actor

REMEMBERING. Eddie Garcia's partner Lilibeth Romero and stepson receive visitors at the late actor's wake. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The best Eddie Garcia quotes for when you're feeling down

Jun 21, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Eddie Garcia's legacy and wisdom lives on

Eddie Garcia's passing a reminder on the need for safety protocols – DGPI

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:31 PM

'The DGPI believes that his tragic passing is a sad and urgent reminder to the film and television industries that safety protocols at work and on the set are of paramount importance'

'Mahal na mahal ka namin:' 'Ang Probinsyano' co-stars pay tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:05 PM

The 'Ang Probinsyano' cast share their moving messages for Manoy

Eddie Garcia to be cremated immediately, wake to follow

Jun 20, 2019 - 9:47 PM

(UPDATED) Fans of the late actor can pay their last respects beginning 3 pm on Friday, June 21

GRIEVING. Mikee Romero gives details for his stepfather Eddie Garcia's wake. Garcia died on June 20 after being in a coma for over a week due to a cervical spine injury. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Coco Martin pays tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:45 PM

'Mahal na mahal ka namin Lo!'

'Paalam Manoy': Co-stars, friends, fans pay tribute to Eddie Garcia

Jun 20, 2019 - 7:03 PM

The veteran actor dies at the age of 90

Cinemalaya presscon. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK BACK: Eddie Garcia – beloved actor, acclaimed director

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:38 PM

Eddie Garcia leaves an indelible mark on the Philippine entertainment industry

Screen legend Eddie Garcia dies at 90

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:24 PM

The actor was hospitalized on June 8 following an incident on set

SCREEN LEGEND. In this file photo, Eddie Garcia receives a Cinemalaya 2018 award for his role in 'ML.' File photo by Rob Reyes

Eddie Garcia EEG shows 'minimal brain activity' – medical bulletin

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:49 PM

The actor is confined at the Makati Medical Center, where visitors are being limited to prevent complications

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here at the Cinemalaya 2018 awards night in August 2018, is still in critical condition. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Eddie Garcia remains in 'very, very critical' condition as family signs DNR order

Jun 15, 2019 - 10:33 AM

The actor sustains a cervical spine injury while filming for a new teleserye

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here accepting an award at the 2018 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, is still confined at the Makati Medical Center. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Eddie Garcia still on life support – family spokesman

Jun 13, 2019 - 1:55 PM

The actor remains in critical condition days after falling during the taping of the upcoming GMA teleserye 'Rosang Agimat'

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here attending a press conference for Cinemalaya 2018, is still in critical condition. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

GMA to probe absence of medical team at 'Rosang Agimat' taping

Jun 11, 2019 - 4:02 PM

Eddie Garcia fell on set – without a medical team nearby

Photo by Rob Reyes

FALSE: Eddie Garcia dies of 'heart attack'

Jun 11, 2019 - 11:50 AM

(UPDATED) The veteran actor died after sustaining a fracture on his cervical spine

GMA Network to review video of Eddie Garcia on 'Rosang Agimat' set

Jun 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The network says they will also wait for further announcement from the family or the actor's doctor on his condition

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Eddie Garcia 'under critical observation' for 48 hours

Jun 08, 2019 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) The veteran actor is rushed to the hospital following an incident on set

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor is reportedly in hospital after collapsing while filming his teleserye. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Veteran actors recognized at PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Jun 03, 2019 - 11:35 AM

12 veteran actors are given the 'Mga Natatanging Bituin ng Siglo' award during the PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Eddie Garcia on being gay: ‘God created you that way, there’s nothing wrong with it’

Dec 23, 2018 - 10:24 PM

The actor portrays an elderly gay man in the upcoming film 'Rainbow's Sunset'

EDDIE GARCIA. The veteran actor is starring in the MMFF entry 'Rainbow's Sunset.' Rappler Screenshot

'ML' Review: History in the maiming

Nov 10, 2018 - 7:26 PM

Oggs Cruz reviews the Eddie Garcia starrer

MENACING. Eddie Garcia stars as an evil old man in Benedict Mique's 'ML.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/solarpicturesPH

WATCH: Eddie Garcia is cold-blooded torturer in ‘ML’ first trailer

Jul 14, 2018 - 11:54 AM

The film is set to compete at Cinemalaya 2018

EDDIE GARCIA. The veteran actor stars in 'ML' as a retired colonel who tortures teenagers. Screenshot from Facebook.com/MLFilm2018

Eddie Garcia returns to Cinemalaya in martial law-themed movie

Jul 05, 2018 - 11:47 AM

The actor plays a colonel in 'ML'

Cinemalaya presscon. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

‘Tatlong Bibe’ Review: Quack sentimentality

Mar 05, 2017 - 4:19 PM

Tatlong Bibe is burdened by a questionable need to tell so many stories no matter how uncomplicated and simple they are

Eugene Domingo's ‘Barber’s Tales’ is audience favorite in Italian festival

May 05, 2014 - 12:07 AM

Directed by Jun Robles Lana Barber s Tales is a story of a widow forced to take her late husband’s job as community barber

Barber's Tales named 3rd runner up in Italy

'Burgos' marks Cinemalaya premiere

Aug 04, 2013 - 6:30 PM

CCP filmfest closes with a bang with Joel Lamangan s politically charged film starring Lorna Tolentino

LT'S 'FIRST INDIE.' Mrs. Burgos is all praise for Lorna's portrayal. Photo from the film's Facebook page

'Ekstra' a must-see for Noranians

Aug 04, 2013 - 11:24 AM

Jeffrey Jeturian dramedy also celebrates the happy chaos of filmmaking

DEGLAMORIZED. Vilma in an ordinary life, queuing, waiting. Image from 'Ekstra's' Facebook page

Revisiting Brocka's 1971 gay classic

Jul 24, 2013 - 7:04 PM

Tubog sa Ginto has married businessman Eddie Garcia in steamy affair with driver Mario O Hara Sounds familiar?

'DARING ATTEMPT.' Garcia and O'Hara, uh, take a bath. Image from The Urian Anthology 1970-1979

'My Husband's Lover': Engaging love story

Jul 01, 2013 - 1:01 PM

The serye that captures the LGBT moment is so yearning in its restraint

WELL-THOUGHT. 'My Husband's Lover' shows that love exists in its myriad forms. Image from the 'My Husband's Lover' Facebook page

Oil and water: Complexity of Danny Zialcita

Mar 21, 2013 - 2:05 PM

An appreciation of some of the finest work by the late Filipino director

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE. Dindo Fernando and Laurice Guillen in ‘Nagalit ang Buwan sa Haba ng Gabi.’ Photo from the Danny Zialcita Facebook fan page

Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia win at Asian Film Awards

Mar 19, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Aunor is Best Actress for her role in Thy Womb while Garcia is Best Actor for Bwakaw

BEST ACTORS. Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia bolster Pinoy pride after winning top acting honors at the 7th Asian Film Awards. Photo from 'Thy Womb' Facebook page

'Bwakaw' does not make it to Oscars

Dec 22, 2012 - 6:53 AM

Nine movies advance from a list of 71

REFRESHING FILM NONETHELESS. 'Bwakaw' stars Eddie Garcia and aspin (Asong Pinoy) Princess. Photo from the official 'Bwakaw' Facebook page

'Bwakaw' brightens Philippine indie film industry

Nov 05, 2012 - 12:33 PM

Head of FAP Leo Martinez says Bwakaw would in all likelihood not have the financial backing for a marketing campaign to get a final nomination for the Oscars

LOVELY PAIR. Eddie Garcia and Princess star in 'Bwakaw.' Image from the Bwakaw Facebook page

Twitter War: Amalia Fuentes vs Anabelle Rama

Apr 04, 2012 - 1:43 PM

Has Twitter become the new battleground for celebrity duels?