Comedian 'Bentong' passes away at 55

In a Facebook post of Arvin Vincent Anierdes, son-in-law of comedian Domingo Vusotros Brotamante Jr., much known as “Bentong”, confirmed that the actor died Saturday morning at the age of 55.
Bentong / Screencap from Youtube

On the report of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the comedian died at around 5 a.m., February 9, at the Fairview General Hospital in Fairview Quezon City.

Rest in Peace Papa Bentong hindi ko akalain na heto na ang ating huling pagsasama naten alam ko kasama mo na ang Panginoon ngayon kaya panatag narin ang loob ko,” said his son-in-law in the post. 

Maraming maraming salamat Papa sa pag aaruga sa Pamilya naten. Maraming salamat din dahil napakarami mo napasayang tao. Mahal na mahal ka namin Pa,” Anierdes added. 

It was also reported that he was declared dead on arrival at the said hospital following a cardiac arrest. 

Bentong started off as a production assistant for ABS CBN. He was then given a break to be a comedian and was known as the “side-kick” of comedian and television host Willie Revillame in his noontime shows. 

Bentong also played roles in the movies Jologs (2002), The Adventues of Pureza: Queen of the Riles (2011), and Shake Rattle and Roll XV (2014).

He was also played the role of Mang Jules in the television hit series Luv U that ran from 2012 until 2016.

Source: Inquirer
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