Veteran film director Ben Feleo dies: source

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 22 2011 12:11 PM | Updated as of Sep 23 2011 05:53 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Veteran film director and writer Ben Feleo passed away on Wednesday night, a source close to the family said.

In a text message, the source told abs-cbnNEWS.com that Feleo died at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. His remains lie at the Marian Memorial Chapels along Marcos Highway in Marikina City.

Feleo, father of the late Johnny Delgado, started doing films in the 1950s with "Dalawang Bandila."

He was known for his comedy films such as "Humanap Ka ng Panget" and  "Wooly Booly II."