Friday, March 4, 2011

Actor Paquito Diaz dies of pneumonia complications at age 73

Four days after falsely reported dead, actor Francisco "Kit" Bustillo Diaz, known for his popular screen name Paquito Diaz, took his last breath Thursday night at his dwelling in Daraga, Albay.

He was 73 (May 28, 1937 – March 3, 2011).

Reports say that the veteran actor died of complications of pneumonia at 8:20PM last night.

Paquito Diaz is one of the most famous villains in Philippine Movies. He did several films and won a FAMAS Best Supporting Actor in 1965 for his role in the film, "Ang Mananandata". His last film was in 2003, a movie entitled "Pakners" starred by the late Fernado Poe, Jr, Efren "Bata" Reyes, Oyo Boy Sotto and Toni Gonzaga.

Paquito Diaz is survived by Nena, his wife and Cheska and Joko, his children.


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