Cherie Gil, an actress, died suddenly on August 5 at the age of 59 after a brief illness. The announcement was made public on his Facebook page by his talent manager Annabelle Rama, who wrote:
The news was also confirmed by Sid Lucero, who was Gil’s nephew. He also paid tribute to her after learning of her passing. Gil’s most recent social media post was a conversation she had on June 19 with Renee Perrine, in which she referred to Perrine as a “soul sister.”
At 5 a.m. on August 5, Cherie Gil died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York. She was battling cancer. She had a positive impression of the oncology facility where she had been hospitalized the previous month.
The magazine posted a photo of Cherie with her hair cropped short, and she commented that she had gotten rid of outfits that bore traces of her past.
Gil was given the nickname “La Primera Contravida” due to the significant impact she had on Filipino cinema during her fifty-year career, which began on May 12, 1963. She is also recognized by the stage name Evangeline Rose Gil Eigenmann, and she has won numerous awards at film festivals such as ASEAN International Film Awards, Madrid International Film Festival and the 42nd Gawad Urian Awards.
Gil made her acting debut when she was just nine years old, and she was often cast as the lead actor’s daughter or part of a friend’s circle in the roles she played. Gil made her acting debut when she was just nine years old. After that, in 1978, she played the lead role in Bubot na Bayabas, despite the film being mostly overlooked at the time.
She was reintroduced to the public by Lily Monteverde, an entrepreneur and film producer, in the film Problem Child, which was a somewhat successful venture at the box office. She maintained her acting career by appearing in films such as City After Dark, Sugar Daddy, Salawahan and many more. Also, she has had roles in a number of other movies including Beach House, Dancing Master, Girlfriend and others.
Oro, Plata, Mata is considered a subcultural classic due to the portrayal of Gil as a naive woman whose life is profoundly altered by World War II. Between the years 1979 and 1981 she was co-host of the show German Moreno in Germspesyal. She played the main antagonist in the movie Bituing Walang Ningning, and the statement, “You’re nothing but a second-rate, trying hard copycat!” became a common phrase following his performance.
In addition to appearing in a number of movies, TV shows, and stage productions, Cherie has starred in a number of television series and prime time shows. Her first role was in the soap opera May Bukas Pa, which she played from 2000 to 2001. After that, she played the role of Bituin from 2002 to 2003. After that, in 2006, she took on the role of Menang Medel in the redone version of Gulong Ng Palad.
The following year, 2010, Gil was cast in the fantasy series Grazilda, and the following year, 2011, he appeared in the comedy fantasy series Magic Payalok. She then starred in another series, Time of My Life, when the second show was canceled after only one airing season.
Internet users pay tribute on Twitter
Thanks to her impeccable acting, Cherie Gil has become a well-known figure in the entertainment world over all these years. When news of his passing spread, people took to Twitter in droves to pay their respects:
Her husband Rony Rogoff and her children Bianca, Raphael and Jeremiah David are the only people who will remember her.