Susan Roces Death: What Happened To The Filipino Actress? Check Cause Of Death & Latest Details

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ON 20th May 2022, veteran actress and “ the queen of Philippine“ movies Susan Roces has passed away. She was 80 years old at the time of her death. The news was published and confirmed by her family who was with her when she died. Susan Roces was born as Jesusa Purificacion Levy Sonora in Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Commonwealth of the Philippines on the 28th of July 1941.

Susan Roces

Who Was Susan Roces?

Roces finished her high school studies at the La Consolacion College (LCC) in Bacolod in 1956. It was during her stay at LCC that she committed to pursuing a career in acting. Her third-year high school teacher Luisa Medel recognized her talent in public speaking and acting and advised her to take the same course as her for her tertiary education. After graduating from high school, Roces went to Manila to follow her mentor’s advice.

Susan Roces

What Is Susan Roces Cause Of Death?

Roces began her film career as a child actress debuting in the 1952 film Mga Bituin na Kinabukasan at age 8.] Roces also starred in several Philippine feature films such as Ang Daigdig Ko’y Ikaw (1965), Gumising Ka Maruja (1967), Patayin Mo Sa Sindak Si Barbara (1974), Maligno and Mano Po 2: My Home(2003). Susan has also garnered five FAMAS Awards; two of which are Best Actress awards.

She was famously married to fellow actor Fernando Poe Jr., known as showbiz’s “Da King.” Together, they adopted Grace, their only child.

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According to a report her daughter and senator Grace Poe confirmed the news by saying “With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved Jesusa Sonora Poe, whom many of you know as Susan Roces. She passed away peacefully on a Friday evening, May 20, 2022, surrounded by love and warmth, with her daughter Grace, her nephews Joseph and Jeffrey, and many of her family and close friends,”

Susan’s memorial will be arranged at the HERITAGE MEMORIAL PARK in Tanguig city on Sunday , 22 may to Tuesday 24th may for public viewing.

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