Veteran actor and director, Eddie Garcia has passed away, Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Eddie Garcia, famously known as ‘Manoy’ was hospitalized after tripping on a cable while taping for his upcoming TV series.

Here is GMA Network’s official statement on the passing of the veteran actor:

“GMA Network deeply mourns the passing of veteran actor Eduardo “Eddie” Verchez Garcia.

“Manoy,” as he is fondly called, will be greatly missed by his family, loved ones, co-workers, and fans.

An accomplished and respected actor and director, he was a movie icon and an industry pillar who has touched so many lives in the Philippine entertainment industry. He left behind a legacy of professionalism, dedication, and love for his craft.

The Kapuso Network joins his family and the whole entertainment industry in mourning his passing.”