MANILA, Philippines -- Veteran actress-comedienne Metring David passed away Thursday afternoon. She was 90 years old.
David's grandchild Ellen Woldenborg confirmed the news. She said David had not eaten for 4 days before she died on Thursday.
Born in 1926, David first appeared as a comedian in a drama titled "Malapit sa Diyos."
She became part of comedy films such as Nida Blanca's "Galawgaw" and "Babaeng Kalbo."
Last June 20, David celebrated her last birthday with her friends and family.
Her body lies at Henry Funeral Homes in La Loma.