Former senator and legendary film actor Ramon Revilla Sr. has passed away at 93, his son Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. confirms.
The actor-politician announced the sad news via Facebook Live. "Wala na po ang tatay ko, please pray for him," Sen. Bong confirmed as he's seen weeping in the video.
The video was followed up by a statement posted on the social media platform. "After 93 full years, our father former Senator Ramon Revilla, Sr. succumbed to heart failure at 5:20 this afternoon. He is now free from physical pain and is in the loving arms of our Creator. Thank you very much for the love and prayers, as we ask for continuous prayers for the eternal repose of his soul."
Ramon Sr. is known in the local film industry as "Hari ng Agimat", having starred in action-fantasy flicks like Pepeng Kuryente, Tonyong Bayawak, Nardong Putik and more.