This is a sad day for the Philippines. News reports have confirmed that the Philippine King of Comedy, Rodolfo “Dolphy” V. Quizon has died.
Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr., OGH, known by his screen name Dolphy, was a Filipino comedian–actor in the Philippines. He was widely regarded as the Philippines’ “King of Comedy” for his comedic talent embodied by his long roster of works on stage, radio, television and movies
MANILA, Philippines—Veteran actor-comedian Rodolfo “Dolphy” Quizon passed away Tuesday evening, a few days before he celebrates his 84th birthday on July 25, his common-law-wife Zsa Zsa Padilla has confirmed to ABS-CBN.
TV anchor Karen Davila also confirmed the report in a Tweet quoting Padilla Tuesday night.
Dolphy was taken to the Makati Medical Center last June 9 due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and has been confined since then at the intensive care unit.