MANILA -- Local celebrities mourned the death of veteran actor Mark Gil, who passed away on Monday morning after battling cirrhosis. He was 52.
Gil is the father of Gabby Eigenmann, Maxine Eigenmann, Sid Lucero and Andi Eigenmann.
"The ever supportive dad who stood up with her daughter on one of the biggest trials of her life, RIP Sir Mark Gil, a great and loving father, a man of honor, a brilliant actor of Philippine Showbiz, you will be missed," Andi wrote on her Facebook page.
Gil is the brother of actors Michael de Mesa and Cherie Gil. He is also the former partner of veteran actress Jaclyn Jose and Bing Pimentel.
His best known movie, "Batch '81," will have a special screening today (September 1) at Route 196 at 6 p.m..
Gil was last seen on the Kapamilya network in the top-rating drama “The Legal Wife” where he played the role of Dante Ramos.
"My Daddy Dante, I will miss you," "Legal Wife" star Maja Salvador tweeted on Monday.
Below are the messages of sympathy from other celebrities: