LOOK: Poe family marks FPJ's 12th death anniv

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 14 2016 01:08 PM | Updated as of Dec 15 2016 02:47 AM

Friends and relatives of the late actor and one-time presidential bet Fernando Poe Jr. on Wednesday commemorated the 12th death anniversary of the "King of Philippine Movies" at the Manila North Cemetery.

Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Grace Poe

Poe's widow Susan Roces and daughter Senator Grace Poe led the program, which included messages from them and a medley of the late actor's favorite movie theme songs performed by actor John Arcilla.

Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Grace Poe

Senator Poe's husband Neil and children Brian, Hanna and Nika and other relatives were also present.

Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Grace Poe

The lawmaker thanked her father's supporters but said that her family has no plans of transferring the remains of Poe to the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Grace Poe

FPJ, or Ronald Allan Kelley Poe in real life, was born on August 20, 1939. He ran for president in 2004 but lost in an election marred by allegations of widespread cheating. He died on December 11, 2004 due to thrombosis with multiple organ failure at age 64.

Photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Grace Poe