MANILA -- Actor-director Herminio "Butch" Bautista passed away on Sunday. He was 82.
In a report on DZMM on Monday, Quezon City Public Affairs Information and Services Office chief Ares Gutierrez announced that the former Quezon City councilor passed away at 7:55 p.m. at the Philippine Heart Center.
His remains were brought to the Loyola Memorial Chapels along Commonwealth in Quezon City.
The Bautista patriarch started his showbiz career in the mid-1950s, starring in the movie "Lo’ Waist Gang" with the late Fernando Poe Jr.
He was also part of the movies "Bagets" and Bagets 2" with his son Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista.