Vilma Santos pays tribute to Eddie Garcia


Posted at Jun 21 2019 10:44 AM

MANILA -- Actress and Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos expressed sadness over the death of screen legend Eddie Garcia.

Garcia passed away on Thursday, days after suffering from a neck fracture. He was 90.

In an Instagram post, Santos said she is honored to have witnessed Garcia at work both as an actor and as a director.

Posting an old photo of them together, the country's "Star for All Seasons" said: "I will miss you, Tito Ed. Karangalan ko na makasama ka bilang isang aktor at direktor."

"Maraming salamat sa lahat," she went on. "I love you, Tito Ed... Our condolences."


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Garcia worked with Santos in various movie projects, like the 1983 film "Minsan Pa Nating Hagkan Ang Nakaraan."

Garcia also directed Santos' classic films such as "Imortal" and "Sinasamba Kita."