- Dick Israel died on October 11 at the age of 68
- Many netizens including actors expressed their grief over his death
- Several netizens described Israel as one of the most talented actors in show business
Dick Israel, considered by many as one of the Philippines’ finest actors, passed away on October 11 at the age of 68. He died after suffering a cardiac arrest in his house.
After his death, the Philippine online community was united in mourning for the actor best known for playing villains in action movies.
Many netizens applauded the late actor for his contribution to Philippine show business.
Several others also offered their prayers for the soul of Israel and expressed their heartfelt sympathies to the family and loved ones he left behind.
Well-known young actors also expressed their condolences for the passing away of the great thespian.
One of his co-workers in the entertainment industry also described the kindness, generosity and admirable work ethic of Dick Israel.
Other online users lamented that the actor only received the honor he deserved after he died.
Many netizens urged Filipinos to express their gratitude and appreciation for their loved ones while they are still alive.
The actor was born on December 10, 1947 and appeared on movies such as “Kalibre 45.,” “Labas sa Batas,” “Inside Job,” “Biokids,” “Bad Boy,” and “My Big Love.”