The showbiz industry is now mourning over the death of veteran actor Mark Gil, who passed away September 1, at 8 a.m., due to cirrhosis of the liver.
Celebrities paid tribute to Mark on their respective social media accounts shortly after the sad news broke.
Mark would have turned 53 this September 25.
Here are some of the outpouring messages of grief and sympathy from the local celebrities:
Zsa Zsa Padilla (@zsazsapadilla): “R.I.P. Mark Gil”
Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga): “Rest in peace, Mark Gil. I hold your whole family in my heart and prayers today.”
Iza Calzado (@MissIzaCalzado): “Rest in Peace Mark Gil the industry will miss your talent and I will miss your kindness every time we bump into each other.”
Paulo Avelino (@mepauloavelino): “RIP, Mark Gil. It was indeed a privilege to work with a truly great actor. He will be missed.”
Angeli Pangilinan (@AngeliPV): “RIP. Ralph Eigenmann (aka Mark Gil) So sad. Our condolences we offer to the Eigenmann clan.Tito Eddie Tita Rose Mike Cherie & entire clan.❤”
Bianca Gonzalez (@iamsuperbianca): “Rest in peace, Mark Gil. Deepest condolences to his loved ones.”
Zaijian Jaranilla (@zjanjaranilla): “Condolence and prayer for the family of tito mark gil.maraming salamat po sa mga turo ninyo sakin nun magkasama po tayo sa ikaw ay pagibig.”
Maxene Magalona (@maxenemagalona): “I watched Batch '81 for a school paper back in college.. I was left speechless by Mark Gil's amazing talent as an actor. RIP, sir. 💔😢”
Rivermaya (@rivermayaband): “Our deepest condolences @gabbyeigenmann & family. Rest in Peace #MarkGil”
JAMICH (@ilovejamich): “Rest In Peace Mark Gil.”
KC Montero (@KCMontero): “One of the greatest to grace the screen....Mark Gil. You are loved and will be missed.”
Amy Perez (@perezamy): “To the family of Mark Gil.May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. Condolence”
MJ Felipe (@mjfelipe): “RIP Mark Gil. Condolences to the family. Just received word that he died because of liver failure.”
Paolo Valenciano (@paolovalenciano): “RIP Mark gil :(“
Yasmien Kurdi (@TheRealYasmien): “RIP Mark Gil ”
Ruby Rodriguez (@rodriguezruby): “R.I.P Mark Gil, may the Lord be with you and watch over the family u have left here on earth.”
Lauren Young (@loyoung): “RIP tito Mark Gil. Lets all pray for the Eigenmann family as they go through this trying time.”
Meanwhile, Maja who played as Mark’s daughter in the defunct series “The Legal Wife” uploaded a snapshot of a sunset taken by the beach on her Instagram account (iammajasalvador) with a caption that reads: “my daddy dante i will miss you..."
One of Mark’s sons actor Gabby Eigenmann paid tribute to his Dad via Instagram by posting a heartfelt message for his Dad, who according to him is now “free from pain and problems.”
“...And so you held my hand in yours, just like you did when I was young . But then you held it to your heart just as you slowly slipped away. Today I said goodbye to you Dad. I said the last I love you that you would hear. Fly free with the Lord, fly free without pain. No worries, no problems, just love. Thank you for everything you have done for me and the family. Thank you for the legacy you have left behind. You will be forever in our hearts, till we meet again..”
Mark’s other children are Ira, Sid Lucero, Maxene, and Andi Eigenmann.
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