On July 11, 2022, the famous Filipino director and comedian left the world at the age of 51. The news was brought to people by the regional newspaper, GMA News Online. However, the news is authentic as later Chico Lazaro the nephew of Phillip Lazaro verified the news.
All about Phillip’s Work and success story
Phillip was famous for his work in the Philippines. He was a comedian initially then also explored the experience of being a director and then also became an actor. He is renowned for producing his work in Bawal na Game show and Prima Donnas in the most.
In The Library Comedy Bar and Restaurant in Manila Phillip gave his performance of stand-up comedy as per reports of The Manila Times.
He made his debut as an actor in the show Villa Quintana, in the year 1995. He also gave an appearance in a few more shows in Filipino TV shows between the year the 1990s and 2000s.
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It is also said that he took a break of almost a decade and then returned on-screen in the year 2009. He portrayed the role of PR in approximately 50 episodes of That’s my Amboy which was released in 2016.
His last performance is marked in the five episodes of Nagbabagang Luha in the year 2021.
He has worked on more than 25 projects of challenging roles and has completed his silver jubilee in the field of art.
How does the incident happen?
A night before Phillip died, on 10th July 2022, his nephew Chico Lazaro came to meet the late Phillip. He gave the statement that he saw that Phillip was having breathing issues at that moment.
CKR Official mourns the death of Direk Phillip Lazaro who served as a second-unit director of GMA’s well- loved drama series: Prima Donnas, Nagbabagang Luha, and Widows’ Web
Rest in Peace, Direk 🕊️🙏 pic.twitter.com/xha8BEy9tx
— Chakapuso Renegade (@CKROfficial7) July 11, 2022
How did he die?
According to the reports and statements, Phillip Lazaro died due to multiple organ failures. It is assumed to be the rudimentary cause though it is not addressed to the common people yet. However, Lazaro’s family doesn’t want the people to be kept hidden that’s why they are expecting to arrange a meeting and share the information regarding Phillip’s death. The information was shared by GMA News Online.
What happened after his death?
Family members of Lazaro and Phillip’s close friends and associates gave their condolences on social media after his passing away. His nephew also shared a post on Facebook to remember Phillip and his work. Many of his fans wrote sweet messages for him and gave a tearful goodbye to him.
RIP Phillip Lazaro. He was a Dazer. He attended the Good Friday activity and lent his voice for my anak’s batch. Thank you and BIMK. https://t.co/RJ3MRcDknQ
— Z E (@attyhazl) July 11, 2022