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Cebuano actor remembers veteran actor Menggie Cobarrubias

By: Michelle Joy L. Padayhag - Correspondent/CDN Digital | March 29,2020 - 11:00 AM

Cebuano actor Andreo Javier shares a selfie with the late actor Domingo “Menggie” Cobarrubias. | Contributed photo

Cebu City, Philippines — “He was one of the best actors.” 

This was how Cebuano actor Andreo Javier described the late actor Domingo “Menggie” Cobarrubias who succumbed to pneumonia last Thursday, March 26, 2029.

Read more: Actor Mengie Cobarrubias passes away

Both stars worked together in the 2016 film “Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli” headlined by Aljur Abrenica under T-Rex Productions. 

The Cebuano actor played as a Spanish soldier while the veteran actor portrayed as a priest. 

Javier said he was thankful that he had the chance to work with Cobarrubias. 

“I am still in shock. While we were working for the Hermano Puli, he said he wanted to work with me in the future,” he told CDN Digital. 

Javier learned from Cobarrubias to value his job and to be always on the character when given projects.

“He told me to be grateful to God for everything that I have now and to respect fellow actors,” he said. 

Cobarrubias, 68, was a veteran actor known for films like Signal Rock (2018), Mauban ang Resiko (2014), Graceland (2012), Mano Po 5: Gua Ai Di (2005),  Jaguar (1979), “Sakada (1976),

He also appeared in television series like GMA’s ” Beautiful Justice” and ABS-CBN’s “Make it with You.”/dbs

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