|King of Comedy Dolphy
MANILA, Philippines -- Singer and actress Zsa Zsa Padilla on Wednesday marked the 84th birthday of her long-time partner King of Comedy Dolphy by posting a photo on microblogging site Twitter.
In her official Twitter account, Padilla posted a photo of Dolphy blowing candle on a small cake.
Other celebrities also used Twitter to greet the late comedian on his birthday. including comedian Pooh. Callalily frontman Kean Cipriano and actor John Prats.
"Happy Birthday to the "KING OF COMEDY", DOLPHY!!!! You will always be remembered," tweeted actor Tirso Cruz III.
"Tweet break from JBC...Happy Birthday Mang Dolphy! He would've been 84 today. We love you," said broadcaster Karen Davila.
"Happy Birthday Comedy King, Dolphy! You will forever live in our hearts! Thank you for the laughter!" tweeted Star Patroller Gretchen Fullido.
"Happy morning guyz! Don't forget to laugh today. Dolphy reminded us to laugh," said Christine Babao.
Born Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Dolphy was born on July 25, 1928 in Tondo, Manila. Aside from his comedy films, Dolphy was known for his characters John Puruntong in "John and Marsha" and Kevin Cosme in "Home Along Da Riles."
Last July 10, Dolphy died due to multiple organ failure, secondary to complications brought about by severe pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute renal failure.