Veteran actress Armida Siguion-Reyna dies at the age of 88.
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Veteran actress Armida Siguion-Reyna dies at 88
( - February 11, 2019 - 7:58pm

MANILA, Philippines — Veteran actress Armida Siguion-Reyna died at the age of 88 on Monday. 

According to a News 5 report, she succumbed to cancer. 

Aside from decades of experience in film, Siguion-Reyna also performed leading roles in musical theatre and in "zarzuelas." 

From 1998 to 2001, she headed the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board. 

Her husband, Leonardo Siguion-Reyna, died in 2010 of a heart attack. 

She is the mother of actor and director Carlos Siguion-Reyna, Monique Siguion-Reyna Villonco and Leonardo Siguion-Reyna Jr. 

Also surviving Siguion-Reyna is her half brother ex-Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, 94, who is running for Senate again in 2019. 

The family has not yet issued a statement as of posting time. — Ryan Macasero

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