Charlie Davao died of Colon Cancer

 Charlie Davao was the third movie personality who bid goodbye this year. The first two were Prospero Luna and Redford White. He was the father of Ricky and Bing Davao.
Charlie, who was known for portraying character roles in the movies and TV, passed away at 11:30 a.m. at the Philippine General Hospital
in Manila. His cancer was detected in 2009.
"Before he died, I was able to speak to him on the phone. My daughter said he kept nodding his head while I talked," Ricky told the Philippine Daily Inquirer. "Although I feel bad that I wasn't there with him, at least my siblings and children were all by his bedside."

Born Charlie Dabao in Iloilo City, he went to Manila in 1954 to study. He juggled being a commerce student at the University of the East and working as a commercial and print ad model.
Charlie, who would later become known for his roles as an antagonist in the movies and TV, landed his first major role in the film "Isinumpa" (Cursed) in 1959. Among his most memorable films were "Kaming Mga Talyada" (1962), with Juancho Guttierez and Jose Mari Gonzales, and "Trudis Liit" ("Little Trudis," 1993), with Vilma Santos.
He was also part of "Palengke Queen" with Nora Aunor in 1982; "Pedro Tunasan" with Lito Lapid in 1983; "Get Victor Corpus: The Rebel Soldier" with Rudy Fernandez in 1987; "The Rape of Virginia P." with Alma Moreno in 1989; and "Volta" with Ai-Ai de la Alas in 2004.
On television, he worked with Claudine Barretto in "Mula sa Puso" on ABS-CBN in 1997. He was also part of "Darna," "Rosalinda," and "Totoy Bato" on GMA 7. Charlie was last seen in "Saan Darating ang Umaga" on GMA 7 in 2008.

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