Veteran director Mike Relon Maikiling dies at 86
By Krissy Aguilar
October 11, 2018
Veteran Mike Relon Maikiling has passed away due to colon cancer. He was 86.
Hi fifth son Joachim Pineda Maikiling confirmed this on Facebook.
“Wacky! I am gonna miss you Old Man… Rest well Okay! I’ll see you on the other side,” he wrote.
It was in July 2018 when the director was last confined in the hospital and his family learned about his colon cancer.
Makiling was know for his blockbuster Filipino movies from 70s up to the 80s like “Iskul Bukol” (1980), “Age Doesn’t Matter” (1981), “Goodah” (1984), “Mama Said, Papa Said, I Love You (1985) and “Fly Me To The Moon” (1988), among others.
He had 58 credits as a screenwriter and 89 credits as a film director.
RELON MAKILING, Mike
Born: 6/30/1932, Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
Died: 10/11/2018, Philippines
Mike Relon Makiling’s western – director:
Panlaban: dos por dos - 1981