Filipino actors died as a result of Leukemia

Here are 1 famous actors from Philippines died in Leukemia:

Francis Magalona

Francis Magalona (October 4, 1964 Mandaluyong-March 6, 2009 Philippines) also known as Francis Michael Durango Magalona, Francis M, Francis M., FM, Kiko, King of Pinoy Rap, Master Rapper, Father of Pinoy Hip-Hop, The Man From Manila, The Mouth, The Filipino King of Rap, FrancisM, Francis Durango Magalona, King of Rap or Hari ng Rap was a Filipino singer, record producer, songwriter, music video director, actor, photographer, presenter, entrepreneur and rapper. He had eight children, Maxene Magalona, Unna Magalona, Nicolo Magalona, Elmo Magalona, Arkin Magalona, Clara Magalona, Saab Magalona and Frank Magalona.

Born to a musical family, Francis Magalona started his career as a breakdancer in the 1980s. He later gained fame as a rapper with the release of his debut album "Yo!" in 1990, which became the first commercially successful rap album in the Philippines. He continued to release hit albums throughout the 90s, with his music often being political and socially conscious.

Aside from his music career, Magalona was also a respected actor, appearing in numerous films and TV shows throughout his career. He was also a prominent television host, serving as a judge on the Filipino version of "The Voice" and hosting his own music show "Rap Sessions with Francis M".

Magalona was widely regarded as a pioneer of Pinoy rap music and helped to popularize the genre in the Philippines. He was also a strong advocate for nationalism and Filipino culture, which was reflected in his music and public appearances. He passed away in 2009 due to complications from leukemia, but his legacy as a musician and cultural icon continues to live on.

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