It has been said many times that laughter is the best medicine.
However, the truth is that many famous Filipino comedians – despite always laughing and making other people laugh – have died at a young age.
KAMI presents to you a list of nine Pinoy comedians who suffered that fate.
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Chokoleit died at the age of 46 on March 9, 2019. His death was caused by a heart attack and pulmonary edema after he performed in Abra.
At the age of 55, Bentong passed away due to a heart attack. He also suffered from diabetes. His death happened on February 9, 2019.
3. Joy Viado
On September 10, 2016, the comedienne died at the age of 57. Like Bentong, she also suffered from a heart attack and diabetes.
Babalu was only 56 years old when he died on August 27, 1998. His death was caused by complications of his liver cancer.
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5. Redford White
Redford White lost his battle with lung cancer and brain tumor on July 5, 2010, at the age of 54. He was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer just several months before his death.
6. Rene Requiestas
He was only 36 years old when he died due to tuberculosis. His death was on July 24, 1993.
On November 21, 2016, Blakdyak passed away in his condominium unit, apparently due to suicide. He was only 47 years old.
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Tado died at the age of 39 when the bus he was in fell off a road in Sitio Paggang, Talubin, Bontoc, Mountain Province on February 7, 2014.
9. Zorayda Sanchez
Zorayda lost her battle with cancer on August 27, 2008. She was only 57 when she passed away.
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