Filipino actors who deceased in 1992

Here are 4 famous actors from Philippines died in 1992:

Weng Weng

Weng Weng (September 7, 1957 Baclaran-August 29, 1992 Pasay) otherwise known as Ernesto de la Cruz or Weng-Weng was a Filipino actor and martial artist.

He stood at only 83 cm (2'9") tall and was widely recognized as the world's shortest adult actor. Weng Weng appeared in a number of low-budget Filipino action-comedy films in the 1980s, such as "For Y'ur Height Only" and "The Impossible Kid". He was known for performing his own stunts and fight scenes, despite his small stature. Weng Weng's films gained a cult following and he became an international sensation, particularly in France and Italy. However, despite his fame and success, Weng Weng lived a humble life until his untimely death due to complications from pneumonia at the age of 34.

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Jay Ilagan

Jay Ilagan (March 6, 1953 Manila-February 3, 1992 Quezon City) a.k.a. Julius Abad Ilagan or Angel Ilagan was a Filipino actor. He had two children, Alexandra Ilagan and Leona R. Ilagan.

Ilagan was a versatile actor who appeared in a variety of films, television shows, and stage productions. He began acting in the 1970s and became known for his role as the lead in the 1978 Philippine adaptation of the hit American sitcom "The Jeffersons". He also appeared in several popular films, such as "Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan?" (1982), "Bakit Manipis ang Ulap?" (1985), and "Saan Nagtatago ang Pag-ibig?" (1987).

In addition to his acting career, Ilagan was involved in politics and advocacy work. He served as the National President of the Philippine Councilors League from 1988 to 1992 and was a member of the Nationalist People's Coalition political party. He was also a public advocate for mental health, having experienced his own struggles with depression and anxiety.

Ilagan's life was tragically cut short when he fell to his death from the balcony of his 10th floor apartment in Quezon City in 1992. His death was ruled a suicide, and it prompted conversations about mental health and the pressures faced by actors in the entertainment industry. Despite his untimely passing, Ilagan's contributions to Philippine cinema and advocacy work continue to be remembered and celebrated by his fans and colleagues in the years since his death.

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Jaime de la Rosa

Jaime de la Rosa (September 18, 1921 Lubao-December 2, 1992) a.k.a. Tommy Dela Rosa, Tomas de la Rosa, Jaime Dela Rosa, Tomás de la Rosa or Jimmy was a Filipino actor.

Jaime de la Rosa was one of the most prominent leading men during the Golden Age of Philippine cinema. He appeared in over 300 movies throughout his career, which spanned four decades from the 1940s to the 1970s. Some of his most notable films include "Sa Kabukiran," "Badjao," and "Noli Me Tangere."

Aside from acting, de la Rosa was also a talented singer and recorded several albums. He was also a skilled athlete and represented the Philippines in the 1946 Asian Games, where he won several medals in the swimming events.

De la Rosa was a recipient of various awards, including the FAMAS Lifetime Achievement Award and the Gawad Urian Lifetime Achievement Award. He passed away in 1992 due to cardiac arrest.

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Apeng Daldal

Apeng Daldal (October 12, 1928 San Luis, Pampanga-February 9, 1992 Manila) also known as Serafin Gabriel was a Filipino actor, writer, singer and comedian.

He appeared in over 200 films and television shows throughout his career, earning him the title "King of Comedy" in Philippine showbiz. Apeng Daldal was known for his quick wit, engaging personality, and impeccable comedic timing. He was also a talented writer and penned several hit songs, movies and television shows. In addition to his career in entertainment, Daldal was also an avid businessman and owned a number of successful restaurants and nightclubs throughout the Philippines. His legacy as one of the most beloved and influential figures in Philippine entertainment continues to endure to this day.

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