Filipino actresses who deceased at age 70

Here are 1 famous actresses from Philippines died at 70:

Matimtiman Cruz

Matimtiman Cruz (August 21, 1921 Batangas-April 14, 1992 Quezon City) also known as Maria Josefa Cruz or Aling Epang was a Filipino actor, comedian and radio personality. She had four children, Veronidia Manego, Angelito Manego, Perfecto Manego and Wilfredo Manego.

Matimtiman Cruz started her career in the entertainment industry as a stage actress in the 1930s. She soon transitioned to radio, becoming a popular host and comedian on shows such as "Tawag ng Tanghalan" and "Kasiyahan sa Studio". Cruz also appeared in several films, including "Dalagang Bukid" (1940) and "Pinakamagandang Lalaki" (1955).

Cruz was known for her quick wit and comedic timing. She often played the role of the wise-cracking best friend or sidekick in films and on radio. Cruz was also known for her distinctive voice, which made her a sought-after voice-over artist.

In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Cruz was also involved in politics. She was a member of the National Power Corporation Labor Union and ran for a seat in the Batangas Provincial Board in 1984.

Despite her success in the entertainment industry and her involvement in politics, Matimtiman Cruz remained humble and dedicated to her craft. She continued to perform until her death in 1992 at the age of 70.

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