PH stars remember Lilia Cuntapay

PH stars remember Lilia Cuntapay

- Paolo Ballesteros, Aiza Seguerra, Mark Herras, Director Antoinette Jadaone and other personalities pay tribute to the late Lilia Cuntapay

- The character actress passed away on August 20 at the age of 81

- Cuntapay appeared in several classic horror films gaining the title Philippines' Queen of Horror Movies

PH stars remember Lilia Cuntapay

(Screenshot from the festival's video, 'The Ghost of Lilia Cuntapay' via

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Philippine celebrities and other members of the showbiz industry pay tribute to the death of Lilia Cuntapay - the country's Queen of Horror Movies.

To honor the film industry icon, stars and famous personalities remember her through their social media posts.

Dubbed as the Horror Queen, Cuntapay often played the roles of ghosts, witches, fairies and local herbalists in classic Filipino films and TV series.

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The character actress who was reported to have suffered from a spinal cord illness earlier this month has died on Saturday, August 20, at the age of 81.

Actors Mark Herras, Paolo Ballesteros and Ramon Bautista paid respects to the Philippines' Queen of Horror Films.




Singer and celebrity Aiza Seguerra also posted on her Instagram a tribute photo for the late actress.


Other personalities such as Mon Confiado, Rico Robles and film critic Philbert Dy also mourn the death of Cuntapay.

PH stars remember Lilia Cuntapay

(Screen grab from Mon Confiado Facebook)

"Paalam sa 'Queen of Phil Horror Films', Aling Lilia Cuntapay... Maraming salamat sa lahat ng pinagsamahan. Kayo po ang Best Aswang ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Hanggang sa muling pagsasama... Paalam."

(Farewell to the "Queen of Phil Horror Films", Ms. Lilia Cuntapay... Thank you very much for all that we had. You are best Aswang of Philippine film. Until we meet again... Goodbye.)

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Director Antoinette Jadaone who featured the late actress in her mockumentary Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay in 2011, also bid farewell. "Hindi ka namin makakalimutan, Nanay Lilia. Pahinga ka na," she tweeted.

(We will never forget you, Nanay Lilia. You may rest now.)  

- Kami Media

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