Actor Armando Goyena dies at 88

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 10 2011 12:40 AM | Updated as of Mar 10 2011 09:00 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Veteran actor Armando Goyena passed away on Wednesday afternoon, “Showbiz News Ngayon” has confirmed.

Goyena, Jose Revilla in real life, died at the age of 88 years old.

He was a popular actor and a matinee idol during the 1950s.

He was among the most-sought-after leading men in his generation.

Goyena is the grandfather of actors Bernard and Mico Palanca.

His body currently lies in state at the Sanctuario de San Antonio in Forbes Park in Makati.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday before his body is cremated.