MANILA - ABS-CBN mourned the death of Eddie Garcia, considered by many as one of the greatest actors in the history of Philippine showbiz.
"Ang ABS-CBN ay nakikiisa sa buong bayang nagluluksa sa pagyao ng alamat na si Eddie Garcia," the statement read.
"Isa po naming karangalan na siya ay naging bahagi ng aming pamilya bilang artista sa telebisyon at pelikula."
"Nawa'y mabigyan namin ng sapat na pagpupugay ang ala-ala n kaniyang husay at pagiging mabuting tao."
Garcia's death was announced this Thursday afternoon. He was in a coma for nearly two weeks after sustaining a neck injury while shooting a TV series for GMA Network last June 8.
He was last seen on ABS-CBN as part of the hit primetime serye, "Ang Probinsyano." He played a villain to Coco Martin's lead character.