July 10, 2012. The undisputed Philippine “King of Comedy”, Dolphy, passed away at the age 83, due to multiple organ failure secondary to complications brought about by severe pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and acute renal failure.
Tributes poured in for Mang Pidol, from friends and family to the adoring masses via social networking sites. His remains were interred at the Heritage Park in Taguig City on July 15, 2012.
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