Cherie Gil Death – We are extremely devastated to announce the death of Cherie Gil, a Filipino actress, who passed away today, August 5, 2022, after a battle with cancer, according to talent manager Annabelle Rama.
Cherie Gil, was a Filipino actress. She was dubbed as the “La Primera Contravida” for her acting prowess and contributions to Philippine cinema spanning nearly 50 years.
Cherie Gil is a FAMAS Award winner, a recipient of Ani ng Dangal by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and a Hall of Famer at the Metro Manila Film Festival in the Best Supporting Actress category. In 2015, she won the highly coveted Best Actress trophy at the ASEAN International Film Awards. The same year, she also won the Best Lead Actress in a Foreign Language Film at the 2015 Madrid International Film Festival. In 2019, she was awarded the Best Supporting Actress at the 42nd Gawad Urian Awards for her portrayal in Citizen Jake.
Cherie Gil began her career as a child actress at the age of 9, and is best known for her role as Lavinia Arguelles in Bituing Walang Ningning where she uttered the iconic line “You’re nothing but a second-rate, trying hard copycat!” to Dorina, Sharon Cuneta’s character.