Friday, September 23, 2011

RIP Ben Feleo

Ben Feleo dead at 85

By: Bayani San Diego, Jr.
Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines - Veteran scriptwriter and director Ben Feleo passed away on Wednesday night, filmmaker Laurice Guillen told Inquirer Entertainment.

He was 85.

Guillen was married to the late actor Johnny Delgado, son of Feleo, who passed away in 2009. His wake is at the Marian Funeral Home along Marcos Highway in Marikina; internment is on Tuesday.

Feleo directed over 40 films, including a number of box-office hits starring King of Comedy Dolphy, rapper Andre W. and comic Jimmy Santos.

Born: 1925, Philippines
Died: 9/21/2011, Philippines

Ben Feleo's westerns - screenwriter:
San Basilio - 1981
Da Best in da West - 1984

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